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Brand Specialist (North)

Website Extra UK

Your chance to join a top distributor of class-leading brands as a Brand Specialist (North)

Following continued growth at Extra UK, we are looking for a Brand Specialist (North) to represent and promote a selection of our market leading brands.  This is an exciting customer facing opportunity to communicate product innovation and dedicated training to our dealer base.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a complete understanding of new and existing product ranges
  • Technical training to dealers and sales force
  • Support the sales team in dealer visits presenting new and existing products and encourage sell in
  • Gain comparative understanding of competitive product and where our brands sit within the market
  • Obtain and communicate back market and product feedback and opportunities to sales, brand and marketing teams
  • Attend product evenings, exhibitions and events to communicate knowledge on products and brands
  • Visual merchandising and replenishment of stock where applicable
  • Management of product seeding and scouting of brand ambassadors

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A passion for cycling and bike related products with a high level of technical knowledge
  • Excitement for sharing knowledge and building enthusiasm for our premium brands and products
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and within a wider team at Extra UK
  • Fantastic organisation skills and desire to take control and responsibility for projects and drive them forwards
  • Effective planning and time management skills are essential
  • Ability to present ideas and gain commitment
  • A confident, outgoing personality

This role will involve consistent travel to our northern dealer network on a daily basis as well as visits to brands, events and also our head office in Wellingborough.  As such this role will involve overnight stays.

A competitive package is available based upon experience

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence

To apply please send CV and Covering Letter to jobs@extrauk.co.uk ensuring you have the reference CSS1 in the subject field. Failure to include this reference could lead to a delay in your application. 

Successful applicants will be contacted by the 31st January 2020 with further details.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@extrauk.co.uk.

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