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Product Line Sales Specialist

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 4295

Requisition Number: R2155

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

JOB SUMMARY

Join Polaris' largest division and most exciting brands within this fast paced, $6B company with aggressive growth objectives. Polaris is the dominant player in the off-road vehicles (ORV) industry, with the #1 market position in brands such as RANGER, RZR, GENERAL and SPORTSMAN. The Product Line Sales Specialist plays a key role in the strategy and planning for ORV promotions, retail and field sales communications. The role also requires ongoing and effective communication between the field and product business teams, as well as the dealer network.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Field Communication

  • Executes role as direct line of contact to the field sales team on all ORV communications.
  • Creates and initiates dealer communications relevant to product line sales specific matters
  • Provides "voice of the field" input to support ORV marketing strategy and tactical decision-making
  • Interfaces with field sales and dealers to resolve issues and consider special requests such as program exceptions, flooring assistance, coop and retail accelerators
  • Supports Dealer Development in all dealer adds or changes as needed


Promotional Strategies
  • Key contributor to the overall promotional strategy and objectives
  • Assists in the the strategydevelopement, planning and execution of share-growing retail programs
  • Develops creative new ways to incentivize consumers to buy and dealers to sell


Retail Strategy & Execution
  • Responsible for building and executing industry-leading retail plans
  • Analyzes business data to understand retail trends and makes recommendations based on the data
  • Conducts retail, inventory and stocking analysis, building recommendations based on the data
  • Owns market share reporting and understands our position in the competitive space


Leadership
  • Provides leadership in the development of semi-annual sales meetings
  • Manages cross functional relationships and works as PLS representative on various division-wide projects
  • Presents retail/promotional/field sales insights to the ORV leadership team on a frequent basis


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales or similar field required
  • 4+ years of sales and/or marketing experience
  • Proven track record of driving results and retail sales growth
  • In-depth knowledge of dealers and the channels in which they operate to thoroughly understand the powersports retail landscape
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented and a creative thinker with outstanding organization, communication, project management and analytical skills; strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a very fast-paced environment and ability to handle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and interact with all levels of management
  • An understanding, appreciation, and/or passion for powersports and related/similar businesses
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing


WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Corporate office environment
  • Location - Bass Creek Facility, Plymouth, MN
  • Travel required, up to 25% of the time


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Product Line Sales Specialist

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