Golden Hippo is a young, growing digital marketing company committed to helping everyone live their healthiest life. We create cutting edge health, wellness, and beauty products and work tirelessly to get them into the hands of the people who need them most - our customers. We're growing fast, but our core values remain the same as when we were founded in 2010.
Golden Hippo is currently looking for a Regional Sales Director to create and grow a profitable, mutual business partnership with pet distributors and regional retailers on the West Coast.
This position will work remotely and will involve significant travel to meet with retailers and distributors in addition to regular visits to our Corporate Office in Los Angeles, CA.
HERE IS WHAT WE OFFER YOU
At Golden Hippo you have a chance to make an impact. You will have the opportunity to be creative, take initiative and grow. A career at Golden Hippo is more than just a job. It's the chance to work among friends every day, to work and play hard, and to see the results of your work firsthand. We work in a lively, laid back work environment with a fully stocked kitchen for our employees to use. We also offer:
- Competitive salary and bonus (DOE)
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
- Matching 401K plan
- Employee Stock Ownership Retirement Plan
- Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
- REAL room for growth and results-based pay increases
WHAT YOUR DAY IS LIKE
- Placement of pet brands in distributors and retailers within assigned geography
- Overall management and point of contact for the Golden Hippo distributor and retailer partner relationship Develop close and trusting relationships with decision makers and field sales personnel.
- Business plan development and execution to achieve goals and vendor scorecard objectives with assigned distributors and retailers
- Understand all aspects of distributor and retailer strategy and operations to enhance relationship and identify and execute against growth opportunities
- Cultivate new distributor and retailer relationships to gain additional points of distribution
- Ensure flawless execution at retail by working with distributor Territory Managers, retail field management, Store Managers and other partners in assigned geography
- Gain a thorough understanding of all of Golden Hippos pet brands and stay on top of industry trends as “voice of your customer” internally
BEST CANDIDATES WILL HAVE
- Thorough understanding of the pet industry and how pet distributors and retailers work
- Knowledge of sales, operations and account management as it pertains to the retail channel
- Ability to work with many different personality types and levels within distributor and retailer organizations
- Ability to collaboratively work across Golden Hippo to achieve common goals and internal alignment
- Curiosity to continue to grow and learn and uncover new opportunities
- Think strategically across brands and channels
- Detail orientation and great follow through
- Ability to truly listen
Golden Hippo is always looking for smart, driven self-starters who are excited to build a place for themselves in one of the most fun, exciting companies in Los Angeles. If you thrive on community and communication, learning from your failures, and embracing the unexpected, Golden Hippo just might be the place for you.
Golden Hippo Company Culture Highlights:
- Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company in Los Angeles 2019
- Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company Happiness 2018
- Golden Hippo is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Work Culture on Comparably.
Check us out on Comparably: https://www.comparably.com/companies/golden-hippo