Product Line Description:
Independent Contractor-Ramped commission structure
Date open: 01/09/2013
Date closed: when filled
Interviews: The sales manager and sales rep manager will be in the Tampa area on Wednesday, January 23rd and in the Miami area on Friday, January 25th to conduct interviews. Please keep your availability open for these two dates.
Quality Bicycle Products is a privately-owned company headquartered in Bloomington, MN that distributes products from over 450 vendors to retailers in the bike and outdoor industries. QBP is the exclusive distributor for several leading brands, including Salsa Cycles, Surly Bikes, Civia Cycles, Ridley Bikes, and Lazer Helmets.
The Sales Independent Contractor is responsible for closing dealer sales and servicing those dealers for these brands (Civia, Salsa, Surly, Ridley, All City, Foundry, Lazer Helmets), which are proprietary or exclusive to QBP, and 3-5 other key brands. They grow and sustain long-term sales for QBP in a territory of approximately 300 specialty bicycle retailers. Independent Contractors will be paid on a monthly commission basis (commission rate varies by brand). Independent Contractors utilize travel to dealers, email, and phone calls to achieve their sales goals.
•Relationship Focused Customer Oriented
•3 years experience as a sales representative
•Clear understanding of the market opportunity for select brands
•Passion for cycling and the business of cycling
•Strong technical knowledge of bicycles and bicycle components including the ability to solve component compatibility issues
•Strong business acumen
•Strong oral and written communication
•Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Ability to travel regularly
•Available to work Frostbike, Summer Bike, Dealer Camp, Interbike, and other events as necessary
Please provide with your application:
-Resume outlining your sales experience
-Listing of references