Experienced Marketing and Sales Executive from the Sports Industry

To strengthen or team curfboard® is looking for an experienced Marketing and Sales Executive from the sports industry who would like to join in a leading role.

The curfboard® is a patented and branded new surf skate truck that allows the rider to experience a totally new level of surf and skate on the street. While there are other products out there that try to do the same, the curfboard® has some unique features that provide a clear differentiation and bring an improved surf feeling to the street, park or bowl.

The position will be responsible for planning and implementing sales and marketing programs, both short-term and long-term, targeted toward existing and new markets by performing the following duties:

  • Develops and manages an effective marketing organization
  • Develops and implements strategic marketing and sales plans and forecasts to achieve our Company’s objectives for products and services
  • Develops and manages sales/marketing budgets
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, social media, and direct mail
  • Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share
  • Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio and market share in relation to preset standards and industry and economic trends
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets
  • Conducts market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions
  • Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events
  • Provides regular marketing activity reports
  • Conducts sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly
  • Directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and marketing programs
  • Directs market channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining relationships with existing and new distribution partners worldwide
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness
  • Prepares periodic sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
  • Provides market input into product research and development

The position would become part of our leadership team with the ability to participate in a share options program.

The ideal candidate would provide the following:

  • Extensive experience in marketing and sales of sports products (ideally surf, skate or snowboard equipment) to end customers in a leading position
  • Proven successes in launching new products to new markets
  • Track-record in building and managing an effective marketing team
  • Track-record in establishing and managing distribution partners
  • Experience with social media marketing
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Communication skills and networking ability
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Adaptability
  • Commercial awareness
  • Creativity and writing skills
  • Good organisation and planning skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Numerical skills and IT proficiency
  • Fluent in English
  • Located in or able and willing to relocate to California, US or Munich, Germany
  • Willingness to travel

If you are interested, please reach out to us at or visit us at our booth at ISPO Munich 2018, Hall A5, Booth “Longboard Embassy”.