The position will provide support to the KONG sales and marketing department and coordinate a variety of administrative functions.
• Trade Shows:
o Responsible for aspects of coordinating and facilitating trade shows including schedules, budgeting and reporting costs, pre-show assembling and all booth materials and related activities as needed. Ensure appropriate product is in-house for world-wide promotion.
o Help promote products and services to the end consumer by attending tradeshows and/or special events.
o Review distributor tradeshow product and credits
o Manage financial credits for tradeshow expenses
o Create bi yearly distributor show sales program
• Sales & Marketing Collateral:
o Manage the inventory on Marketing Materials use by the Sales teams and Reps.
o Coordinate new purchases and reorders of new or existing marketing collateral materials and packaging by working closely with marketing department, operations/distribution departments, in-house graphics department and purchasing
o Assist sales and marketing personnel on an ad hoc basis for specific marketing programs Activities may include coordinating talent for photoshoots, obtaining product samples and other.
o Help coordinate annual product catalog production
o Create product merchandising planograms as needed
o Ensure NIS is consistent with sales & marketing collateral
• Sales Rep Groups:
o Organize yearly and individual rep sales meeting
o Ensure monthly sales rep, distributor new product information and samples
o Respond to 3rd party sales rep and distributor questions
o Create and review monthly 3rd party sales rep sales reports
o Find and order promotional products for pet distribution
• Customer Support:
o Work with Account Services to correct pricing and discounts on Pet Distribution and Premier customer orders
o Maintain discounts in Solomon to ensure customers receive correct billing
o New customer credit check and setup
o Maintain Pet Distribution and Premier price sheets
o Maintain distributor files
o Maintain product update report
o Input and schedule fulfillment of samples order review
o Sales assistance to in-house accounts
o Create and maintain pet distribution policies
• KONG Systems Administration Support
o Input coding of COD and credit card customers
o Assist with Human Resources duties.