Sales Operations Specialist at Wacom (Portland, OR)

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As the Sales Operations Specialist you will be responsible for enabling the success of the Americas Sales Organization. This will include providing support for accounts in the U.S, Canada and Latin America. You will help optimize Sales effectiveness and productivity, and will manage functions essential to the sales force including:

  • Assist with revenue attainment, sales forecasting accuracy, sales planning and program implementation, sales process optimization, and budget and contra tracking.
  • Act as primary owner and point of contact for non-strategic accounts, including follow-up with inactive accounts
  • Act as internal logistics expert and problem-solver in support of Sales and Customer needs
  • Proactive Sales administration in partnership with cross-functional teams and staff including support and guidance for specific accounts.

This role contributes to a best-in-class approach to Sales execution in close partnership with cross-functional teams to ensure successful attainment of Sales goals and objectives.

Location: This position can be based in our Portland, OR, office or hybrid. Only local applicants will be considered.

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee, coordinate and execute tactics, campaigns, and programs with key Sales staff, cross-functional teams, and outside vendors including seasonal promotions, merchandising, re-seller staff training, and any special customer- or Sales-focused projects.
  • Act as primary point of contact for Sales and customer contacts, acting as resident expert and coordinating across departments to resolve issues and meet requests
  • Foster improved account performance and profitability by proactive engagement with Sales team and customers; identify opportunities to improve and accelerate the sales process
  • Oversee forecasting process for assigned accounts and territories, collecting and compiling demand data in collaboration with Sales on a monthly basis
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and reporting key performance trends and insights to management that help improve forecast accuracy and business results.
  • Contributing to process improvements in partnership with related cross-functional teams.
  • Support the Sales and FinOps team in the following;
  • Efficient execution of rebates, discounts, and other contra revenue; completing documents with accurate content and coding
  • Effective and timely resolution of credit issues.
  • Resolution of customer complaints and problems for assigned accounts
  • Collection, processing, and analysis of key account sell-through data.
  • Update, coordinate, and maintain Forecasts, Pipeline, Order Schedules, Business Updates and other sales specific communications. Create sales data analysis as assigned.
  • Service, support, and communicate to customers and sales organization relating to Sales opportunities, Promotional Sales Offers, Pricing, and Quality excursions.
  • Support customer Onboarding and/or reassess customer requirements to devise, develop, implement and maintain customer care programs for all customers.
  • Represent the company in handling complaints and resolving grievances with active accounts.
  • Execute end-to-end process for customer launch readiness of new product, i.e. SKU set up, artwork, packaging, fulfillment, and configuration.
  • Work with the Sales and Finance team to route, negotiate, review, negotiate, and track various types of contracts.
  • Contribute to departmental reporting on a monthly basis

Skills you bring:

  • Minimum of 3 years previous key account sales support experience. Background in a high-tech or manufacturing related company preferred
  • Experience with distribution channels, major account organizational infrastructures and 3rd party agency (sales and service) preferred.
  • 2+ years customer relations experience preferred.
  • Must have personable communication skills, be results oriented, have strong organization skills, and effective written reporting skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs with strong Excel skills
  • Bring an understanding of basic forecasting models (e.g. calculating run rates, seasonal trend analysis
  • Experience with forecasting and modelling for promotions and pricing preferred
  • Experience with CRM. Skills in Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Ability to represent Wacom professionally to customers and engage in direct communication to handle complaints, resolve grievances, overcome obstacles and inspire interest in our products.
  • Excel at working independently to solve problems and make decisions through a combination of analysis, communication, experience, and independent judgment
  • Ability to coordinate efforts across departments to overcome business challenges and achieve positive results
  • Enjoy working hard and look for challenges in a flexible environment; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available

 

Why work for Wacom?

Wacom is the world’s leading manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays, and digital interface solutions. The advanced technology of Wacom’s intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and designs around the world and provides business and home users with their leading interface technology to express their personality.

We are committed to providing a flexible, productive work environment that allows for team members to balance work and personal commitments, and to collaborate with purpose. Our flexible work style allows most team members to determine the best work structure for themselves, whether full time in the office, hybrid, or fully remote. We focus on results and outcomes, not where and when you work. Our benefit package includes a variety of programs designed to support your health, your financial future and offer a safety net. Come and join our team and support our vision to bring people and technology closer together through digital pen, ink, and tablet technology.

More Information on Wacom
Wacom operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Portland, OR. Wacom was founded in 1983. It has 404 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1 open jobs at Wacom, click here.
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