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National Account Manager
Club Channel, Remote
Posted on 8/5/2022
Bentonville, AR, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Intimate knowledge of how to drive sales at a large national retailer. Preferred sales experience working with key club channel retailers and/or buying experience at club channel or other major retailers
  • Gritty sales or merchant leader with strategic vision, execution focused with a track record of overcoming obstacles. A team player not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get into the details
  • Strong business acumen and must be financially savvy to analyze sales data to identify trends and expected outcomes
  • Ability to communicate for impact, with both written and verbal communication skills to be able to present strategies and ideas clearly and persuasively
  • Experienced negotiator with the ability to challenge the status quo and look for new ways of obtaining sales and margin growth
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to be able to build and maintain effective relationships with both the customer and internal cross-functional partners
  • Must be able to adapt to change quickly and needs to have excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and get things done in a fast-paced environment
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent
  • 8+ years of major account sales management (preferred within the club channel) or equivalent experience within buying and/or merchandising at retail
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills (Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Position is remote, but ideal base is Bentonville, AR area or Boston, Ma area
  • Ability to travel roughly 10% to Boston or to visit club channel accounts
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan to win for your business, with a clear path to goal achievement. Demonstrate best in class account management, driving growth in revenue to achieve or exceed your goals
  • Help to drive and communicate the overall account strategy and own the outcome for internal and external customer meetings
  • Ability to be a successful sales leader, acting as the “Business Manager” of your account while working with cross-functional teams to ensure goals and deadlines are met
  • Being financially savvy with strong analytical skills to help the Sales Director manage customer profitability, working closely with internal teams to develop quotes for new items, and manage promotional spending and strategy within ROI goals
  • Strong financial and critical decision making, based on financial analysis of multiple scenarios to drive profitable growth, often diving into the details and understanding what comprises & drives contribution margin
  • Execution focused; always being mindful of key milestones and a demonstrated ability to create and adhere to a schedule to ensure success
  • Working with the Demand Planning and Supply Chain teams to optimize the flow of goods, including the monthly forecast cycle and long-range sales plans
  • Working with Category Analytics and Strategic sales teams to report POS, trends, factors impacting the business, and develop promotional plans for each account
  • Gathering and communicating competitive factors/insights impacting the business (i.e. new competitive items, competitive promotions, etc.)
  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja's DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members
  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”

201-500 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Company Values
  • Rarely satisfied
  • Progress over perfection
  • Details make the difference
  • Winning is a team sport
  • Communicating for impact