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Amer Sports Company Sales and Demand Planning Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.

We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow and realize their own full potential.

Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.

The Sales and Demand Planning Analyst works with the sales, service, and planning teams to analyze, identify and drive current and future sales, along with forecasting all demand for their accounts.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and pursue areas to increase sales, market share, and generate new business through a consultative sales approach

  • Analyze and plan assortment to support category proposal and business development plan

  • Develop new business opportunities by creating strategic sales / promotional ideas

  • Analyzing POS results and trends to drive at once sales

  • Partner with the sales and account teams to develop regional and promotional opportunities based on market share data, trends, and the market’s competitive landscape

  • Build and maintain great working relationships with the Account teams and all functional areas within Wilson

  • Enter all forecast and buy plans for their assigned accounts

This role requires a Bachelor’s Degree. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 3 years of experience I sales or a related area, preferably in sporting goods or consumer goods. Retail experience is a plus.

Other qualifications include:

  • Proven ability to identify and generate recommendations through strategic and actionable analysis

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to all levels of the organization as well as external customers, vendors, and business partners

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, strong knowledge of Excel is essential

  • Knowledge of SPS Analytics preferred

  • Up to 25% travel (domestic and/or international) may be required

What We’ll Provide

Located in the vibrant, sports-centric city of Chicago, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. global headquarters sits along the lakefront with first-class access to a burgeoning creative, innovative, energetic and active professional community. We offer an open, collaborative, high tech work environment with best in class amenities and perks, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision

  • Pre-tax transit discounts

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Life insurance

  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Volunteering programs

  • Team building outings

  • Discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products

  • Smart casual dress (yes, jeans every day!)

  • On-site health club

  • Summer hours

  • Company-sponsored sports leagues/teams

  • Fun, active company outings around major sports events

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

ID: 2023-3480