Primary Arms, LLC. is one of the fastest growing companies in the outdoor sports and firearms industry. We are looking for a Sales Manager, who is available for immediate hire in Houston, TX. At Primary Arms, we pride ourselves on working hard, enjoying what we do, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. This is an exciting opportunity for a firearms enthusiast! We enjoy a business casual dress code, competitive pay and benefits, making us an attractive choice for the right candidate. We also have an exceptional employee purchase plan. Generous relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.
This position will be reporting to the Director of Sales (PA Optics Division).
This is a full-time position with predominantly daytime hours.
Amount of travel: 30% - 90%
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Increases Primary Arms Optics’ brick & mortar retail presence by servicing and growing the existing domestic and international dealer network
Seeks out clients and forms working relationships with qualified buyers in the industry
Signs on new qualified dealers and rep groups
Classifies dealer accounts in a tiering system
Services and meets with existing key clients
Services, trains, and assists Sales Representatives
Tracks and reports Sales Representatives’ monthly commissions
Leads and attends major industry events, conferences, trade shows, and expositions, etc.
Assists executives to determine dealer pricing, buy group pricing, industry pricing, and show specials, etc.
Encourages dealers to place pre-orders on new products
Coordinates dealer announcements on new product releases, discontinuations, price change, etc.
Monitors contents available for dealers on company’s ftp site and relay to dealers
Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities
Foresees and avoids stagnation in the marketplace
Identifies valuable emerging markets in the terms of geographic areas, customer demographics, buying habits, and product categories, etc.
Recommends retail packaging, retail point of presence materials, show and event presence with marketing team
Facilitates open communication between divisions and departments, e.g. marketing, operations, purchasing, and accounting, etc.
Performs other related duties, as needed, within the Primary Arms Optics Team
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Must have at least 4 years of related work experience within the outdoor sports industry
Must be a number-oriented individual with strong math skills and well-developed business senses
Must be extremely well in sync with the market
Must have well-developed interpersonal skills
Superior negotiation skills
Excellent work ethic
Consistent professional manner
Four-Year bachelor’s degree in business, sales, marketing, or related fields.
Must pass background check and drug screen
Must have above-average credit score
Minimum age requirement is 21 years
Must have superior Excel and other Microsoft Office software skills
Must be able to think on feet when dealing with callers
Must be customer service oriented
Must have “can do” positive approach to work
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Have wide and established connections with big players in the industry
Professional certifications in Strategic Sales, Account Management, and Sales Management
Master’s degree in business or related field
Proficiency in Oracle platforms, especially NetSuite
To apply, include a CV (minimum: 2 pages) and a cover letter (minimum: 1 full page) in reply to this post. Candidates with no cover letter will NOT be considered.
Compensation: Pay based on experience.
Please do not apply if you are under 21.
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No phone calls, please.
About Primary Arms, LLC
Our mission at Primary Arms is to provide the world with the best shopping experience possible by offering quality products, the right assortment of merchandise, and world class customer service, all at affordable prices.
We were founded based on a simple idea that has become the cornerstone of our business: To provide firearms enthusiasts, professional shooters, and servicemen and women the highest quality optics at affordable prices.
That one goal has grown over time to include a broader selection of products, the best customer service you can find in the industry, knowledgeable staff ready to field questions, and great value for our customers’ dollars.
Every day we strive to find new ways to improve our product selection, the optics we sell, and the way we help everyone find the right firearm and accessories for their needs.
Today our business is built on a foundation of fast shipping, competitive pricing, and world-class customer service. We hope to deliver to all of our customers the best value possible by providing top tier products and applying the passion and knowledge we have for firearms to every order.
Thank you all for shopping at Primary Arms and making our dream a reality.