Ant Hill Retail Consulting Group (www.anthillretail.com) works to grow companies in the retail market. We work with innovative companies and products that are both new and trying to enter the market and established companies looking deepen their market penetration. This includes experience with several "Shark Tank" companies. We work through every part of the retail cycle with them from marketing and creating brand awareness, to meeting with corporate buyers and category managers, and receiving purchase orders and new vendor documents. We have successfully built 100 + companies. We consult and work with people in both e-commerce and brick and mortar retail locations from all of the major chains and distributors throughout the United States and internationally. Our companies and products we consult for vary in categories from consumer electronics to baby items. Our website gives a good overview of our company and history: www.anthillretail.com
Account Managers must be great sales individuals. Those who enjoy a changing environment and love communicating with others. One must be organized, professional and willing to go the extra mile. The Account Managers must be good people persons. Those who can develop relationships with both the brands and the retailers. They must be persistent. This is a professional sales position.
Manage the accounts of 2-6 partner companies we consult for.Facilitate communication between top executives of those companies and their sales or business development teams. This is done through scheduled calls and email communication.Create/write new email content and phone dialogues.Generate new interest in the product through daily email outreach and phone calls to new accounts.Manage interest and steps in the process to a partnership with retailers.Travel to trade shows and buyer meetings at locations throughout the country if necessary
Ability to work in a flexible work environment and deliver resultsEffectively change and adjust to new situations and work environmentsPerform under tight deadlines and complete tasksAvailable to work 15-40 hours per weekGood writing and communication skillsPersonable and friendlyResponsiveOrganizedSelf-drivenAccountableMust be willing to travel if the occasion arises.Experience in sales, retail, or account management preferredGraduating or close to graduation from an undergraduate program is also preferred