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Monday, June 02, 2014

BE THE FACE OF ADIDAS AT RETAIL

BE THE FACE OF ADIDAS AT RETAIL

We’re on the search for full- and part-time brand representatives to be the link between the adidas brand at retail and our team at HQ. By becoming an adidas Field Agent, you’ll be a part of an elite ground force for an amazing global brand looking to transform running on a community level.

As a part of our team, you’ll be the local go-to adidas brand hero by fostering relationships with sales staff and customers in your city. As an on-the-ground resource for adidas at retail, you’ll spread brand love by promoting adidas technology, collaborating with store associates and creating localized running events.

WHAT KIND OF PERSON ARE WE LOOKING FOR?


We’re looking for outgoing recent grads with some major retail experience. We want driven influencers who want to make an impact. We want sneakerheads who count down the days to the latest release. We want community engagers with a love for their city. We want people people.

The heart of this position is powered by a passion for competition, a love for sport and a need to get your feet in the latest and greatest; if that hits home, then we’d love to hear from you. Let us know why you should make the cut to be an integral part of our team. Get us excited to meet you!

Ready to show us what you’ve got? Submit your application at https://axisofawesome.wufoo.com/forms/adidas-field-agent-application/ or if you have questions give us a shout at info@axisofawesomehq.com.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES


Build Store and Community Relationships
You’ll be making store visits, demoing & sampling recent product launches, creating amazing in- store experiences and identifying opportunities in your market to impact the running community and other sports. You’ll build professional relationships with retail associates and individual influencers as their adidas go-to for questions and insights.

Inspire Retailers
As the face of the brand, you’ll be empowered to inspire stores to help their customers get the full benefits of adidas products and technology. You’re the spark that brings excitement to the floor.

Create New Product Moments
Introduce customers to new adidas products, educate them on developing technology and inspire them to run with more energy.

Increase Sales
Focus on improving sell-through of running footwear, apparel and accessories by educating consumers and retail associates on the benefits of adidas technology.

Assure Perfect Placement
Retail stores can get messy; you’ll be responsible for ensuring perfect placement of adidas products in-store during each visit.

Document Experiences
Film videos, snap photos and share the love you’re seeing at stores for adidas product.

Report Market Progress
Provide HQ with a weekly, monthly and quarterly plan of how you’re tackling market goals. We’re here to help you along the way, but you’ll get to know your stores best.

Train with the Pros
You’ll participate in regular regional and national status meetings to report on the wins/hurdles in your market, identify opportunities and learn more about adidas new product launches. Once a year we all get together for deeper trainings.

Provide Product Insight
Being on the front line with runners and athletes will give you valuable insight to what customers need and want. By sharing that with us, you’ll be directly influencing future adidas products and technology.

Influence the Running Community
You’ll have a unique opportunity to impact your community with local events and create a street- level connection with runners of all kinds.

Collaborate with Others
There will be constant opportunities to collaborate with other adidas Field Agents across the country and learn how other cities and markets are finding success.

IDEAL CANDIDATE TRAITS


Past Retail Experience
Standing on the shop floor chatting with customers feels like a second home to you.

Industry Experience
1-2 years relevant marketing experience or repping other products/being a brand ambassador.

Communicator
Effective communication and presentation skills are always a must.
Athlete: A passion for running, sports, exercising, coaching or all things competition will definitely give you a leg up.

Flexible
You’ll need to be highly self-motivated and able to work flexible hours, specifically nights & weekends.

Drive
The confidence to take on any challenge — this job will have you constantly on-the-go exploring new ways to connect with customers.

Gets It Right
Fierce attention to detail, extremely reliable and never afraid to speak up.

College Graduate or on your way
You’ve done the hard time.

Eligible Driver
Must have your own vehicle, valid driver’s license and current insurance coverage or must have reliable means to travel. Depending on market could travel up to 75% of the time.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE


We’re hiring full- and/or part-time brand representatives in Minneapolis, MN. 


Apply online now.