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Business Development Manager - Baby & Kids & Sporting (Central US) (03.07.18)

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Baby & Kids & Sporting

Austin Based (Central US Territory)

General Job Description

The Managing Thinker for Baby & Kids & Thinksport will be responsible for building upon our existing domestic business within baby specialty to national chains within a specific set of US states. This includes building partnerships with independent and broker sales force groups for areas of the US that lack coverage and grow sales effort directly within the territory.

You will design and build the organizational infrastructure to support the growth plan, and execute on it to deliver revenue and profit targets. You will ensure that the company continues to offer the best possible support for its customers, and that the entire sales team represents the company’s values and mission.

Managing our Baby & Kids & Sports business requires outbound phone calls, emails, and feet on the street in major cities across the US. The position is also responsible for participating in consumer expos/events along with industry trade shows.

You will have the following duties:

·Build upon our existing strategic growth plan for both domestic and international sales by channel (direct sales, independent/broker sales reps and distributors)

  • Accountability for both revenue and margin
  • Direct participation in business development from small retailers to big box.
  • Develop marketing activities to ensure success at retail level
  • Participate in outreach activities such as event expos and trade shows.
  • Develop and implement measurable performance standards for your team.
  • This position has a heavy outbound phone requirement. We have built a sizable database of retailers for the US. While we utilize rep groups, we are directly involved in sales.
  • Connect to blogs, magazines and online destinations for baby and kids
  • Focus area includes: baby & kids, preschools and early learning centers

Preferred Candidate Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Five or more year’s relevant experience.

  • Experience managing global sales network with revenue in excess of $1 million or having a direct responsibility of sales in excess of $1 million
  • Multi-channel experience with Baby & Kids retail channel preferred.
  • We are a fast-growing and dynamic organization, and this position will require flexibility in both financial, marketing and business development.

Compensation (Dependent on experience)

Breadth of footprint: Central United States

Types of stores: Baby and kids specialty stores. Sporting Goods, Fitness studios and Gyms,. Pharmacies, Natural markets and conventional markets. Outdoors stores. Running / Cycling / Multii sport specialty stores. Online channels. Boutique to large national chains.

Travel component: 30+% travel estimate.

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Business Development Manager - Baby & Kids & Sporting (East Coast US) (3.7.2018)

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Baby & Kids & Sporting

Preferably headquartered in: PA, NJ or NY

General Job Description

The Managing Thinker for Baby & Kids & Thinksport will be responsible for building upon our existing domestic business within baby specialty to national chains within a specific set of US states. This includes building partnerships with independent and broker sales force groups for areas of the US that lack coverage and grow sales effort directly within the territory.

You will design and build the organizational infrastructure to support the growth plan, and execute on it to deliver revenue and profit targets. You will ensure that the company continues to offer the best possible support for its customers, and that the entire sales team represents the company’s values and mission.

Managing our Baby & Kids & Sports business requires outbound phone calls, emails, and feet on the street in major cities across the US. The position is also responsible for participating in consumer expos/events along with industry trade shows.

You will have the following duties:

·Build upon our existing strategic growth plan for both domestic and international sales by channel (direct sales, independent/broker sales reps and distributors)

  • Accountability for both revenue and margin
  • Direct participation in business development from small retailers to big box.
  • Develop marketing activities to ensure success at retail level
  • Participate in outreach activities such as event expos and trade shows.
  • Develop and implement measurable performance standards for your team.
  • This position has a heavy outbound phone requirement. We have built a sizable database of retailers for the US. While we utilize rep groups, we are directly involved in sales.
  • Connect to blogs, magazines and online destinations for baby and kids
  • Focus area includes: baby & kids, preschools and early learning centers

Preferred Candidate Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Five or more year’s relevant experience.

  • Experience managing global sales network with revenue in excess of $1 million or having a direct responsibility of sales in excess of $1 million
  • Multi-channel experience with Baby & Kids retail channel preferred.
  • We are a fast-growing and dynamic organization, and this position will require flexibility in both financial, marketing and business development.

Compensation (Dependent on experience)

Breadth of footprint: East Coast United States

Types of stores: Baby and kids specialty stores. Sporting Goods, Fitness studios and Gyms,. Pharmacies, Natural markets and conventional markets. Outdoors stores. Running / Cycling / Multii sport specialty stores. Online channels. Boutique to large national chains.

Travel component: 30+% travel estimate.

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Digital Marketing Manager - (Updated 3.7.18)

Digital Marketing Manager

Austin, Texas Based position

Thinkbaby and Thinksport

Thinkbaby and Thinksport were created to address the growing concern of harmful chemicals found in consumer products. We produce products ranging from baby bottles, baby feeding, baby body care / sun care, sports bottles, yoga mats, body care and sun care. As leaders in the industry, we are continually adding new products to our line up and expanding globally.

Given our company's focus, we are also looking for someone that is motivated by the desire to make the world a better, less toxic place.

Digital Marketing Manager

· Thought leader, who will play a pivotal role in both the strategic and tactical marketing plan for Thinkbaby and Thinksport

· Work directly with the sales team to support their needs to drive greater sales across all verticals

· Writing press releases as needed for major company announcements

· Driving engagement across social media platforms

· Capture and upload lifestyle images from social media content

· Experience with Google Ad Words, Google Merchant and Amazon ads preferred

· Strong SEO experience and proven results

· Maintaining internal Marketing deck and creating tailored presentations for sales pitches based on target audience

· Manage outreach to bloggers and major media

· Manage yearly Sun Care Melanoma Awareness Campaign

· Create blogs and content, identify leading ambassadors and thought leaders

· Refine website content and product content

· Manage the entry of product information for submittal to online and brick and mortar partners

· Email marketing to our retailers, consumers, bloggers and other lists on a monthly basis

· Maintain key marketing partner and client relationships and foster new ones

· Illustrator and Photoshop experience preferred

· Act as a gateway for cross company projects. Apply strategic vision to make sure that all vertical industry channels are leveraging each other’s efforts

· Participation in both consumer and retail expos across the country.

· Potential for participation in meetings with major retailers with team, when marketing initiatives are in motion.

Marketing Operations:

· Assist in the Input orders into third party system

· Drive our participation in expos and events from the pre-work required to participate, participating in the vent to post logistics

· Act as a gateway for cross company projects. Apply strategic vision to make sure that all vertical industry channels are leveraging each other’s efforts

· Assist in the development of our Benefits program

· Develop strategies to leverage and expand the Thinkbaby and Thinksport brands, building upon established, proven storytelling and core customer segments.

· Develop the annual and seasonal marketing programs and plans, including traditional promotions, in-store displays, PR, and digital marketing strategies to drive traffic and conversion.

· Track effectiveness of programs to focus on continuous learning and improvement.

· Develop and execute a short and long term plan to grow the revenue and profitability of the eCommerce channel,

· Support and maintain product catalogs for third party sellers of product.

· Extend and refine the company’s tone in written communication and be an integral part of furthering company culture.

Base Salary:

Based on experience

Breadth of Focus: Global Marketing

Types of stores: Baby and kids specialty stores. Sporting Goods, Fitness studios and Gyms,. Pharmacies, Natural markets and conventional markets. Outdoors stores. Running / Cycling / Multii sport specialty stores. Online channels. Boutique to large national chains.

Travel component: 10-20% Dependent on trade shows, events, marketing opportunities

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