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Falken Tires Brand Field Specialist - Northern California

Company: Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Sumitomo Rubber North America IncBorn in Japan. Built in Buffalo. Tested in Alabama. Driven Across North America. Sumitomo Rubber Industries' purpose is to create a future of joy and well-being for all; and with 40,000 employees around the world working toward that goal, SRI's impact on society is hard to overstate. As a subsidiary of SRI, Sumitomo Rubber North America conducts all North American business for the world-renowned Falken Tires and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires brands. SRNA's brands were born to perform and win at a championship level, and our team members exhibit those qualities in everything we do. With over $1 billion in sales, SRNA is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California and operates in seven strategically located distribution centers across the United States, employing approximately 400 employees. Our success is measured by the ability to help customers reach their destination more safely and enjoyably. We invite you to join us and win with Sumitomo Rubber North America.
POSITION SUMMARYThe Brand Field Specialist is responsible for calling on Falken & Dunlop prospective associate dealers and current dealers in Northern California territory. The BFS will call on associate dealers to sign them on Falken's (Fanatic) associate dealer program or ProDealer Dunlop Motorcycle program. The BFS is responsible with merchandising each new signed account by location. Responsible for ensuring initial customer engagement with the brand including dealer follow up calls, if required to ensure dealer is engaging with the programs. Consistently looks for ways to improve the Fanatic/ProDealer program by logging market intelligence and identifying areas for improvement. The BFS is also responsible for growing relationships with local Outside Account Manager (OAM) at each wholesale distributor in their respective assigned territory as well as continuing to develop internal relationships with Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc (SRNA) staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSTwo to Three (2 3) years' experience in a sales field (preferably Automotive or Tire Industry). A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Management or any other related degree from an accredited college preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) preferred. Must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), and excellent presentation and interpersonal skills. Bilingual preferred. Must be organized, deadline driven, detailed oriented, self-motivated, and possess the ability to work independently. This position requires employee to travel 80% or more via planes and automobiles. Must be able to stand, sit, move, stoop, crouch, and use fingers for extended periods of time, hearing and talking. May require walking primarily on a level surface, reaching above shoulder heights and below the waist, as well as lifting up to 100 pounds. Must be able to engage in a variety of strenuous outdoor events and locations including off-road desert/mountainous locations. The work environment consists of daily travel involving truck and trailer, cars, outdoor motorsport venues, entertainment facilities, restaurants, sports environments and office environment, and inclement weather based on customer location.

Keywords: Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc., San Francisco , Falken Tires Brand Field Specialist - Northern California, Other , San Francisco, California

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