Sales Coordinator

About Us

At Coghlan's, we make uncomplicated and reliable camping products that help improve outdoor experiences for the masses. With over 400 products, we help equip our customers for great times outdoors by providing them with the right tools for the job, allowing them to be what we refer a 'Camp Hero.' From outdoor dining products to fire-starting tools and everything in between, our mission is to get more people outdoors to make memories with friends and family.

About the Role

We are seeking a motivated and self-driven Sales Coordinator to join our team at Coghlan's. In this role, you will spearhead our sales administration functions and play a crucial part in managing both new and existing customer accounts. The ideal candidate will not only support the Sales Director in executing the company’s sales strategy but will also ensure that our commitment to outstanding customer service is maintained. Your responsibilities will include organizing sales information for customers, our sales force, and internal teams; coordinating sales activities for trade shows and sales presentations; and developing relationships with our customers. This position is suited for someone who thrives in a small team environment and is eager to learn and grow in an exciting and fun industry.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with the Director of Sales to execute the company's sales strategy, ensuring alignment with overall business objectives.
  • Lead sales administration tasks, which include setting up new items, new accounts, planning and coordinating trade shows, and analyzing sales reports for internal and external parties.
  • Prepare sales presentations and provide support in account management.
  • Develop deep understanding of the company's product lines and sales tools, including sales software and sales support platforms.
  • Maintain communication with the external sales representatives, providing necessary support and ensuring they have the tools to achieve company goals.
  • Enhance your knowledge of the outdoor industry and our competitors, to better understand market dynamics and strategic positioning.
  • Coordinate efforts with marketing, supply chain, and customer service departments to achieve sales goals, ensuring a cohesive approach to market penetration and customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor and track compliance metrics with key accounts, ensuring that all business activities adhere to industry standards and company policies.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Business or related fields preferred; Equivalent Professional Experience will also be considered.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in customer service, account management or sales preferred (Experience in B2B sales would be considered an asset).
  • Proficiency in using MS Office products.
  • Travel up to 20% in Canada or USA with occasional weekend work.
  • Must have a valid passport & driver’s license.
  • Prior work experience in retail would be an asset.
  • Passion for the outdoors is preferred.

What We Offer

  • Inclusive and fun work environment.
  • Opportunity for career growth in an exciting industry.
  • Comprehensive health and benefits plan.
  • On-site parking.

How to Apply

If this role interests you, please send your resume and cover letter to geoffw@coghlans.com. Please note that this is an in-person role that requires the successful candidate to be in the Winnipeg office. Our location is 121 Irene Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.