VF Corporation Vans Sales Coordinator in Costa Mesa, California

Job Description

Vans: Be a Part of the Original

“It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people” – Paul Van Doren

Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans’ four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the creative expressers within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the world’s largest retail company comprised of over 30 brands and on the road to reaching 17 billion by 2017. We are the leading drivers of retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we take great measures in developing our growing number of individuals through our distinct learning culture.

Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to build each individual’s personal strengths to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as Leadership, Communication, Collaboration and Technical Skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly, growing business.

By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative folk. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Sales Coordinator: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family

You are the glue that keeps our sales team together. As an essential part of the Sales department, you will be primarily responsible for the management of sales within select distribution channels and product categories. You will collaborate and establish business partnerships with management teams, representatives and departments under operations, merchandising and marketing to ensure proper execution and tracking of our sales plans. As the Sales Coordinator, you will help us execute our sales plans through strategic initiatives and make our visions become reality.

How You Will Move the Needle:

Establish and track channel or category sales in order to compare these results to our established plan and forecast by representative and account in order to ensure our sales plans are successfully executed. Initiates and compiles various sales reports, creates and maintains spreadsheets, logs and tracks various sales functions including open orders, new accounts, sales plans, refused orders and credit holds in order to maintain the organization of our sales information Drive new processes and improvements in best practices, policies and procedures and execute these externally and internally to provide support in troubleshooting and addressing problems as they arise. Work closely in between with the sales team and key operational departments including credit, customer service and supply chain Coordinates channel or category meetings and events including sales collateral, samples and logistics

Desired Skills for Success:

Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years

Educational/Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or equivalent combination of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Travel required (approximately 20%)

  • Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 25 lbs, depending on need.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.