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Experienced Saddle Fitter

Los Angeles, California 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 07/14/2021 | Last Updated: 08/04/2021
Categories:
Other, Retail & Sales, Saddlery/Leather Worker, Sales/Marketing
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$60,000 - $64,999
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Hanoverian, Oldenburg, Selle Francais, Thoroughbred, Warmblood, Westphalian
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
Yes
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
Job Description
Overview
The Equestrian Account Executive is responsible for actively seeking and counseling potential clients by visiting barns for saddle fittings and sales. This position will assist the retail network by partnering with the boutiques when needed, ensuring client satisfaction through the pre and after sales process. The Equestrian Account Executive must promote brand awareness and excellent service being a true brand ambassador and exemplifying that in every aspect of the role.

All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Responsibilities
Role and Responsibilities

Functional Responsibility

Technical Expertise
• Execute precise and tailor-made saddle fitting as well as on the spot quality control in order to make sure that the equipment delivered is aligned with expected quality standards as well as client’s requirements.
• Ensure a permanent interface between the client and the métier in order to guarantee a steady and smooth delivery and experience.
• Assume the after sales servicing directly with the customers and coordinate repairs; be the liaison between Paris and US Craftsperson where necessary.
Identification and animation of an efficient network of prescribers
• Develop new relationships with relevant and influential partner and prescriber riders, trainers and barns to procure sales.
• Monitor the respect of the agreement between Hermès and the prescriber in terms of commercial performance, identity, and values.
Management of the roaming store
• Drive sales to achieve goals for both Equestrian Roaming Store and saddle sales goals. Focus on saddle sales but also promote the whole equestrian collection through the Equestrian Roaming Store.
• Use analytical and market trends to submit orders from two collection offers a year.
• Independently prepares sales presentations, contract and proposals to ensure successful outcome of transactions.
• Develop and guarantee the company image within the equestrian world by identifying new events.
• Reporting sales activity/technique and competitors’ key actions/products.
• Work with VP, Sr. Manager and Paris métier on strategy to drive results.
• Manage MOL inventory as well as help in performing store inventory.
Interaction with retail
• Provide technical advice; supports and contributes to the training of the retail teams.
• Propose animations and other initiatives aiming at dynamizing the potential prospects and clients’ loyalty.
Supervisory Responsibility
• No
Budget Responsibility
• YES
• Responsible for achieving given annual sales targets.
Decision Making Responsibility
• YES
• Troubleshoots specific client problems.
Job Requirements
Qualifications
Qualifications and Education Requirements
1. Minimum Years of Experience
o 2 years of equestrian related experience with product knowledge on fitting saddles
2. Minimum Education Requirement
o Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Preferred Skills
• Ability to list 50lbs and help install horse show fixtures.
• Experienced rider, comfortable working with and handling all types of horses.
• Working knowledge of carious discipline requirements in the stable and for the show ring.
• Good organization skills and the ability to multitask while handling challenges with grace and ease.
• Ability to travel throughout the US to horse shows or equestrian events (60%).
• Self-starter with entrepreneurial mind, comfortable developing relationships in person and over the phone.
• An existing network in the equestrian market of trainers, riders and clients would be a plus.
• A strong understanding of what it means to an ambassador in the equestrian community.
• People and Service oriented – friendly, patient, dedicated, adaptable, and articulate; cares just as much about after sales as getting the sale.
Benefits
Salary, commissions, and benefits
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