Jul 22, 2021

State Sales Manager - True Alliance - Closing 21 Aug 2021

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Full time management Sales

Job Description


Speedo is globally renowned for their innovative design and delivery of swimwear products. Boasting a wide selection of products across swimwear, equipment & accessories for all types of swimmers, Speedo encourages personal development and creativity within the energetic and passionate culture they inherit.


Our Speedo team here at True Alliance is all about knowing everything there is to know about the products we sell and applying this knowledge to the needs of our customers. We pride ourselves on our ability to truly empathise and understand the world our customers live and play in. We’re a vibrant mix of individuals, passionate about our brand, enthusiastic about the lifestyle our brand encourages, and supportive in seeing each other succeed.


This is a unique opportunity to join one of Australia's most iconic swimwear brands. We are currently seeking a motivated and driven individual to join our Speedo sales team in VIC as State Manager VIC/SA/NT. As an ambassador of Speedo, this role is to manage the Victorian, South Australian and Northern Territory regions for the brand working with two direct reports, whilst also managing and growing the brands business within selected key accounts. In addition, the State Manager will foster and develop long term relationships between Speedo and its customers & provide the company with valuable industry feedback and insight.  

This is a busy and dynamic role suited to a results focused, driven relationship manager, keen to foster long-standing relationships as well as develop opportunities to further enhance the business and portfolio. This position will require some state wide travel as part of servicing your designated territory.


Of course, we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, energetic, and someone that understand and lives our brand. If you are a sports devotee who truly loves people engagement, that is a great start. As well as this, the following skills and attributes will contribute to your success in the role:

  • Proven track record in meeting and exceeding sales targets and objectives
  • Well-developed people management skills
  • Outstanding relationship skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Well-developed computer skills for reporting/presentations
  • Excellent customer liaison skills, both face-to-face and over the phone
  • Results orientated with a solid ability to successfully reach predetermined targets
  • Highly motivate team player
  • Strong visual merchandising ability
  • Ability to laterally when problem solving
  • Proactive and flexible regarding work practices
  • Able to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt and work with different personalities


  • 3 years previous experience managing a team.
  • 3 years previous experience as a Key Account Manager.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications an advantage but not essential.


Not only will you be working amongst some of the industry’s greatest professionals, but you will also have the opportunity to develop your skills and career with our progressive and growing business. We also offer generous discounts to all True Alliance brands together with our attractive packages.

  • Incredible staff discounts off all True Alliance brands
  • Excellent training and career opportunities
  • $1,500 for every friend you refer
  • Free on-site parking
  • Great health & wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program


True Alliance operates over 70 retail stores in a number of fast-paced, dynamic environments across Australia & New Zealand. The brands we sell include Speedo, Lee, Wrangler, Riders, Ben Sherman, Lacoste, Nautica, The North Face, Rockport, Coach, UGG Australia, Reebok… and that’s just to name a few. We are passionate about what we do, and we know our product better than anyone else out there.

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