Due to tremendous growth, this is a newly created position in which the National Sales Manager will be responsible for selling dealers, big box, and ecommerce accounts on a national basis.  Will be responsible for generating leads and nurturing relationships with customers.  Will support the sales team to exceed sales and growth targets.

Assignment: 4264
Title: National Sales Manager
Industry: Outdoor/Consumer Products
Reports To: Executive Vice President of Sales
Location: IL (Chicago preferred)

Our Client:

Our client has quickly grown to become an industry leader of innovative security storage products for the home and office.  Our client has been the voice of outdoor enthusiasts for over 125 years and is now the most trusted name in gun and firearm safety.  They are well known for their quality and innovation – offering the best warranty in the industry and are consistently expanding and improving their product offering.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grow sales through existing and new business
  • Establish new dealer accounts
  • Develop new large national account business (brick & mortar and ecommerce)
  • Develop the sales organization as needed

Position Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate possesses a deep familiarity with outdoor/sporting goods products and is an innovator and strategizer who is comfortable taking responsibility for overall sales
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years sales leadership experience
  • Demonstrated planning skills balanced with excellent execution
  • Established track record of sales growth
  • Experience in outdoor/sporting goods channel
  • Experience selling .com (ecommerce)
  • Experience selling big box
  • Market, competitor and territory knowledge
  • Excellent analytical skills with high computer literacy
  • Naturally inquisitive/wants to learn about and understand new things
  • Excellent people leader with a coaching/mentoring style.  Capable of creating a company culture of success built on teamwork, devotion and enthusiasm


Richard Miller
Executive Recruiter


Lisa Baaklini