New Job Account Executive In New York

Account Executive
Account Executive

Account Executive

Company : Ralph Lauren
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New York

Full Description

Position Overview

Responsible for the sales and account management of Ralph Lauren Golf & Tennis in the region.

Manage and develop the territory, targeting premier private clubs and resorts that align with Ralph Lauren brand standards, positioning Ralph Lauren Golf as the premier partner in the channel.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage long standing relationships of 100+ clubs while aggressively seeking new business opportunities
  • Develop & Execute strategic territory growth plans, utilizing knowledge of the territory and leveraging relationships, in conjunction with Vice President Sales
  • Utilize business to business technology platforms to drive multi gender seasonal plans, maximizing the RL presence in each shop
  • Own and manage the end to end product life cycle from order entry to shipment in conjunction with the customer service team
  • Partner with all accounts on an in store merchandising & brand positioning strategy that is maintained through the year through account visits
  • Analyze the business weekly and be an expert in the competitive marketplace - products, trends and services
  • Utilize trade shows, account visits, and business to business technology platform to service the accounts in their seasonal sell in
  • Place a strong focus and high priority on the Tournament and Event business to complement efforts in the shop, supporting this business with best in class service levels
  • Ensure the highest level of professional and proactive communication with all levels of account management structure to build strong relationships and drive the business forward
  • Proactively schedule, prepare and manage monthly, quarterly and seasonal travel in accordance with business needs and expense budgets
  • Manage all direct expenses within/below established budgets
  • Plan all travel on a timely basis with VP Sales approval

Submit all expense reports on a timely basis

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Deep understanding of the premium golf industry / green grass channel landscape & opportunities
  • Strong retail analysis and computer skills - outlook, excel, systems management
  • Highly motivated and organized self-starter that is results driven
  • Experience and understanding of PGA Professionals, Golf industry organizations & influencers
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, presentation, and leadership skills

Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel extensively

Account Executive