We at Leica are dedicated to developing optical instruments of the highest standards. The company has a tradition of precision manufacturing and technological innovations which have steadily positioned the brand at the forefront of the sport optics industry and has enabled it to establish an unsurpassed standard of excellence.
Leica Sport Optics has a longstanding tradition of quality, excellence and cultural competence. We’re looking for a Sport Optics Field Sales Support Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the outdoors, the ability to teach about technical products involving Optics and Shooting sports and to guide users to a positive Brand experience.
The position reports to the VP, Sport Optics and coordinates with internal teams. Domestic travel is required. International travel may also be required.
This is a full-time position with full benefits. Start date: Spring 2021.
Develop and improve all aspects of the business relationship between Leica and its established accounts.
Training of store personnel in Sport Optics as well as smaller retailers, potentially including Leica Stores.
Support regional consumer events throughout North America
Primary responsibilities include:
Coordination of all necessary dealer support assets such as training and POS material
Coordination of consumer events
Implementation of new product launches.
Qualifications, skills and abilities:
3+ years of experience in the Retail Sporting goods, hunting & or shooting sports market.
Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, communication, business, or related field
Possesses strong interpersonal skills, particularly influencing and listening
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Take ownership of project needs/requests and ensuring they are facilitated through to completion within the required time
Set a professional example of behavior, attitude and results at all
Trustworthy and able to work independently. Hands-on/Take charge
The ability to follow directions, sometimes from multiple sources, and determine priorities
High level of self-motivation and energy
50% Travel / 50% Home Office
About Leica Sport Optics
All who appreciate hunting and nature will be delighted by Leica Sport Optics. For over 100 years, we’ve helped to create awareness and bring people closer to the wonders of nature: with innovative binoculars, spotting scopes, riflescopes and rangefinders. Each specifically designed to guarantee an unforgettable adventure.
Here at Leica, our aim is to allow you to discover nature up close, for what ever your adventure holds. Use our products to expand your natural vision and enjoy details that would have remained forever hidden to the naked eye. Mindful. Intense. Sustainable. We invite you to learn more about us and our range of products. We manufacture them with the greatest care, achieving absolute precision and the highest possible quality. For a truly visionary visual experience.