“The Mountain Sport Company”, Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern Alpinism. Salomon’s commitment to innovative design and passion for mountain sports created a vast range of revolutionary new concepts in bindings, boots, skis and apparel for both Alpine and Nordic skiing and brought innovative solutions to footwear, apparel and equipment for snowboarding, adventure racing, mountaineering, hiking, trail running, and many other sports. Through performance driven design, Salomon delivers innovation and progression to mountain sports; converting new ideas into action and expanding the limits of possibility. Salomon’s heritage, culture, and commitment are tied together by one simple concept: the world’s leading mountain people creating the world’s leading mountain products.
Salomon is a part of Amer Sports, a dynamic, global sports company offering passionate achievement-oriented professionals the chance to succeed and flourish in an international environment. Other globally recognized brands include Wilson, Precor, Atomic, Arc’teryx, ENVE, and Suunto. We are a company where ambitious, competent and motivated people can make their mark. All our team members are ready to strive for the best of the company and to win together. Just like our customers, we are dedicated to an active lifestyle and sports. Join us.
The VP of Running is a key member of the Salomon Americas Leadership Team. This role leads the overall sport commercial strategy and is responsible for the success of the running category in North America. The VP develops and implements the commercial strategy for North America in line with global brand and/or category direction. This role is the lead voice of the category in the North American market to both internal and external stakeholders. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This role requires a Bachelors degree, MBA preferred, and 10+ years of related experience in sales, marketing, product, merchandising, and category management with focus on the running industry. We are looking for a candidate with strong experience leading and developing high performing teams as well as experience building and implementing strategic plans and having responsibility for revenue, margin and EBIT contribution. Other qualifications include:
What We’ll Provide
This role is based at the regional headquarters for our Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor category of Brands in the city of Ogden, Utah--the gateway to the many exciting ski areas and other outdoor recreation. We offer a great working environment in the sports industry with talented & passionate colleagues all over the world! Other benefits and perks include:
Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.