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La Sportiva is looking for (2) Regional Tech Ambassadors 

TECH AMBASSADOR WEST: (Territory: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Texas)
TECH AMBASSADOR EAST: (Territory: Eastern States: Mid-West, South-East, North-East)


REPORTS TO: Sales Manager

BUSINESS AREA: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Running, Skiing Footwear & Apparel

LOCATION: TBD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for activities that accelerate sell through and increase market share primarily in REI locations, but could also extend to outdoor specialty, specialty run, and key account retail stores, including stock balancing, shop staff training / engagement, implementation of in-store displays / tools plus the execution of consumer experiences.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily:
•  Deliver passionate presentations that train and elevate staff engagement while creating loyal in-store advocates for our products, programs and consumer initiatives
•  Implement product launches, and seeding programs
•  Bring to life consumer events & programs that bring excitement and a higher level of brand experience while providing consumer trials, educational clinics, and other marketing initiatives
•  Act and be the outdoor performance athlete expert within your assigned territory
•  Be a teammate to the sales, and marketing departments by closely communicating and collaborating
•  Record, report, and measure your required activities biweekly to the Sales Manager to help measure ROI
•  Organized to maintain territory calendar tracking in-store activities, clinics, and consumer events
•  Desire to spend 75% of your time in the field, on the road, at events or in-store sharing your passion
•  Other duties to be assigned as needed

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
•  1-3 years working as a Tech Rep or in Outdoor/Run Specialty Store.
•  Basic understanding of retail math and visual merchandising and/or buying
•  Must be an avid runner and/or climber/outdoor enthusiast
•  Competitive background in running a plus
•  Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and computer skills a must

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
•  Basic understanding of Excel
•  Prior experience working with GoSpotCheck and/or NuOrder a plus
•  Ability to create presentations in Powerpoint
•  Comfortable and confident when presenting to large groups

APPLY:
Please apply to Nick Ramey at nramey@sportiva.com. No walk-ins or phone calls please.