FAR Specialist / Teamwear

Zaragoza | Spain | Sales

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Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

To profitably execute teamwear strategy.  Serving teamwear accounts, ensure profitable and sustainable market share growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To open new accounts and develop assigned Specialist teamwear customers (preorder – order), tap full potential and manage all interfaces towards adidas respecting the framework set by Sales Management.
  • Explore growth opportunities directly with Clubs
  •  Pro-active approach towards clubs together with Teamwear dealers across the Iberia market with the goal to sign x number of clubs per year until 2020
  •  Work closely with Senior Manager, Teamwear Concepts to Consumer, Wholesale Activation and CS to define & lead the Teamwear GTM approach (how and when) and the sales tools required in-line for wholesale with the agreed budget and process.
  • Build Teamwear business plan for the Iberia market to increase TeamWear business and number of club.
  • Flexible attitude, work should be done during evenings and weekends.


  • NS and market shares with assigned Specialist customers and categories.
  • WE teamwear 2020 plan
  • DSO of assigned customers.
  • Implementation support for area category initiatives.

Key Relationships:

  • Global: Centre of Excellence (CoE) Wholesale.
  • Market: Marketing, Customer Service, Sales Coordination.
  • External: Customers.


  • To measure progress on own KPI’s
  • To report to all superiors along MIS guidelines
  • To monitor all relevant reports
  • To monitor and report on customers and competitors activities and propose/initiate/take actions  
  • To provide realistic plans and forecasts on customer performance
  • To ensure customer compliance with agreements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sales selling ideally in an industry similar .
  • Customer focus with the ability to build strong relationships
  • High analytical skills for strategy development, business planning & decision planning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Very good communications and negotiating abilities as well as high presentation, relationship management and facilitation skills.
  • High degree of commercial and business acumen knowledge (e.g. sales, retail, trade marketing, customer service, finance and controlling).
  • Ability to work cross functionally across multiple departments
  • Strong decision taking and determination and shows high initiative and pragmatism to the business.
  • Fluent in Spanish and advanced English (mimimum B2).

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  1. University degree in business with marketing and sales focus
  2. Minimum 2 years of sales experience within large sales organisations, ideally in Sports Industry.
  3. Sports background highly recommended, related with clubs, football clubs mainly.
  4. IT skills: Advanced MS Office Skills
  5. Availability to travel to  Spain and Portugal

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle FAR Specialist / Teamwear
Team Sales
Brand adidas
Location Zaragoza
Country Spain
Number 179408
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-12, 2018
Relocation no

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Learn more about Zaragoza

Through sport, we have the power to change lives

Zaragoza is the HQ for the Iberian region as well as the rapidly-growing tech hub for all of adidas. The work we do here has the power to connect people all over the world and provide them with amazing sport-inspired experiences. But we can’t change lives if we don’t take care of our own. This is why we offer weekly classes like body balance, Cross-Fit and Zumba. We lead hikes into the mountains (another great reason to be in Zaragoza) and organize award-based activities for teams.

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  • Working Hours 40h week

    09am – 6.30 pm (flexible)
  • Healthcare Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Company Sports

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  • Product Discount

  • Next airport to the location ZAZ - Zaragoza Airport,

  • Local Population (2014 Source: Google.com)

  • Number of Employees at this location (Zaragoza) and approx. 1600 including Retail (Spain and Portugal)

    approx. 350
  • Average Age at the location

  • Gender Balance at this location

    51%F / 49%M
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