Job title: Sales Manager - Collegiate Sports
Location: USA Field Based (Flexible)
Reports: Country Manger - USA
About Science in Sport
Science in Sport plc is a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts. SiS is a strong brand in the elite athlete community - in the 2016 Rio Olympics, 34 medal-winning athletes or teams used SiS products (compared with 24 in 2012).
The SiS core product ranges include: SiS GO, comprising energy powders, isotonic gels, energy bars and shots; SiS REGO, including protein-based recovery powders; SiS Protein, products specifically designed to contribute to athletes' lean muscle mass growth and maintenance; SiS Supplements, comprising BCAA Perform, Creatine, Beta Alanine and L Glutamine; SiS Athlete Health, vitamins and supplements range designed to support and maintain immune function, digestive health and bone health. SiS products are sold in a range of retail channels, including specialist sport retailers, major grocers, high street retailers and e-commerce websites.
SiS is currently the official sports nutrition partner to professional cycling organisations Team SKY, British Cycling, Cycling Australia and USA Cycling. SiS is also a partner to British Triathlon & USA Triathlon. Along with supplying over 40 professional English & Scottish League football teams, SiS is Sports Nutrition Partner to the world's most popular football club, Manchester United FC. In addition, Olympians Sir Chris Hoy MBE, Mark Cavendish MBE and Adam Peaty MBE are Brand Ambassadors.
SiS was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hatton Garden, London. Its manufacturing facility is in Nelson, Lancashire. It has offices in Melbourne, Milan and San Francisco and product is sold in over 100 countries each year.
SiS shares are traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SIS.
For further information, please visit www.scienceinsport.com
The Sales Manager is responsible for selling Science in Sport nutrition to College Sport Teams
Science in Sport have identified an opportunity to drive sales into collegiate sport and need a self-starter to join the team. Backed by the world’s most advanced banned substance testing programme & testimonials from Manchester United Football Club and 34 Olympic Medalists the candidate will build long term relationships and business with decision makers across US college sport.
They will have an existing network of contacts across US sport and firm understanding of how to create this new business channel for Science in Sport. The expectation will be for the individual to gain traction at pace so experience completing a similar role is highly desirable.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
- •Build and deliver a plan to cover distribution, awareness, contact and revenue targets.
- •Develop a netwoek and contact matrix of influential coaches, athletic directors, nutritionist and purchasing managers that will ultimately generate awareness across target teams & athletes.
- •Identify the optimum route to market
- •Feedback insight to fuel innovation pripeline foe the USA market
- •Extensive travel throughout the USA
Person Specification (Qualification, Skills, Competencies & Experience)
- •Commercially savvy Entrepeneur
- •Experienced sales professional within USA sports
- •Demonstrate genuine contacts within US college sport
- •Hands on experience of selling 'challenger brands' into Sports Colleges across all levels
- •Confident and proactive mind-set
- •Passion for sports is essential
- •Understanding of sports nutrition principles is desirable
To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to email@example.com;
We will evaluate your qualifications and experiences against out business needs and specific requirements. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those candidates identified as a potential fit will be contacted.