Sports Marketing Representative – Northwest

Job Description:

Date posted: March 24, 2023

Location: Remote

Sports Marketing Representative- Northwest (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, UT)
Remote Position with 40% travel.
Incumbent should reside within territory limits, preferably WA or OR.


The world’s leading swimwear brand, Speedo is passionate about life in and around the water. The brand’s heritage of innovation derives from its leadership in competitive swimming, where more Olympic Gold Medals have been won in Speedo than any other brand. Unmatched in performance, fit and feel, we are also America’s #1 goggle brand.

From the first splash, to every stroke, the genuine love and excitement we have working with the water is what creates exciting and meaningful relationships.

Speedo is not where we work, but is who we are.

It’s watching a baby in the pool for the first time or our athletes make history. What we do is sacred to us and our connection to the rest of water lovers around the world. Driven by the challenge, not the glory. At Speedo, it is never enough to be good at what you do; you have to love what you do.

Speedo is a part of the Pentland Brands Limited Family.

Building brands for the world to love, generation after generation.

Pentland Brands Limited is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and lifestyle brands. It owns Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, ellesse, SeaVees, Red or Dead and Mitre. It is the UK licensee for Kickers and has a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear. Its products are available in over 190 countries and are sold either directly by Group companies or are represented by licensees and distributors.

As a family business, we believe every individual has the power to help shape our future. Your potential is our potential and together we can build and grow brands that last.

Manage contract deliverables for sponsored teams, athletes and coaches. Actively drive team sales through sponsorship and promotional programs. Support sales and accounts at events.

Identify and create new team contracts to leverage sponsorships within local swim teams markets
Review details of sponsorship contracts and agreements with Speedo coaches
Review and carryout sponsorship details, event outfitting, event participation with Speedo sales reps and Team Dealers
Carryout sponsorship details, event outfitting, event participation with sponsored teams
Coordinate orders through B2B sponsored team website for equipment for teams attending National meets
Maintain team sponsorship database, with all Team and Coach contract deliverables, financial responsibilities and coach/team contact details
Assist in forecasting potential promotional items and product needs for Speedo incentive programs
Reference contracts for all outfitting to ensure teams staying within contract allotment
Following up with teams, dealers and reps regarding outstanding orders
Maintain team sponsorship database with order numbers, team notes, remaining support allowance
Coordinate all Team sales details with AE and Team Dealer, yearly
Present contracts in person to decision makers, ensuring all parties understand obligations in full and how they will be fulfilled
Review contracts regularly ensuring obligations are being met by all parties
Effectively manage the travel budget to optimize team visits and swim meet responsibilities
Present product line to Teams yearly to confirm outfitting which should be shared with Team Dealer
Work with AE, Team Dealer and Sports Marketing Manager to identify new teams
Review all aspects of Speedo sponsorship programs, contracts and teams / coaches under agreement with Team Dealers
Coordinate with Sales Rep and Sports Marketing Manager to manage information, sponsorship and promotional programs with Team Dealer Ambassadors
Engage with partners on the pool deck and events. make contact and build relationships with coaches, athletes and event personnel
Maintain a professional appearance at all events and meetings

Event fulfillment
Attend industry events, National/Local swim meets and tradeshows
Work with selected accounts and sales reps at various events to promote brand
Assist with on-site booth set-up, merchandising and restocking
Work with Athlete Coordinator to organize on-site athlete appearances and leverage appearances in the local competitive swimming community
Coordinate local market promotions linked to events and clinics
Coordinate Speedo role with organizing committee to maximize brand presence
Coordinate with AE on local marketing promotions linked to events and clinics

Liaison to athletes and coaches in development and testing
Link to merchandising department on technical product development and feedback from the field
Coordinate branding and launch of new product with respect to athletes, teams, coaches, events and dealers
Assist in forecasting potential promotional items and product needs for Speedo incentive programs


Minimum 3- 5 years’ experience in Competitive Swimming and detailed knowledge of the swim industry
Bachelor’s degree, in a related field of study, or equivalent functional experience
Flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment
Ability to multi-task and complete projects
Strong communication, presentation skills
Retail math skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

Outside sales and support role with basic office responsibilities.
Physically need to support events by lifting up to 25lbs, standing long periods of time.
Heavy computer and phone use
Private and public speaking required
Travel 40%
The position is based in within selected territory

Pay Range: $60,000 – $65,000 annually

Base pay is a portion of our total compensation package and determined within a range that allows growth and development within your role. Your base pay will be determined based on experience, skills and qualifications.

Speedo and Pentland Brands are an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, we have a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, applicants are asked not to disclose salary history information.

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