Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Tennis Community Pays Respects
to Baltacha At Her Funeral
of the most prominent names in British tennis including
Tim Henman, Laura Robson, Judy Murray, Jo Durie,
Anne Keothavong and Davis Cup captain Leon Smith.turned
out to pay their respects
to former British No 1
Elena Baltacha at her funeral in her home-town of
Ipswich in the English county of Suffolk yesterday.
S. Williams Will Attend Wedding
of Kim Kardashian to Kanye West
Serena Williams will reportedly
take a break from her French Open preparations to attend
the wedding of her friend, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye
British TV Sportscaster Is
Trying To Work His Way Out of 2013 Wimbledon Gaff
After British broadcast channel
ITV have received several complaints about the decision
to pair John Inverdale with retired Wimbledon champion
Marion Bartoli, following his un-gentlemanlike comments
about her during coverage of her triumph at the All
England Club, he has tried to explain his verbal
Young Aussie Trained With
Federer For French Open
Young Australian Nick
Kyrgios will take valuable experience into the French
Open after some elite hitting sessions with Roger
Federer in Switzerland. The 19-year-old was asked to
train with the master near Zurich several weeks ago as
the No. 4 nervously waited out the birth of his second
set of twins.
Stellar Cast To Cover French
Open For Tennis Channel
Channel is adding 1991 and 1992 French Open Champion Jim Courier to its team for
its eighth year of coverage at the Paris-based major. Starting with Opening Day
Sunday, May 25, through the men's semifinal round Friday, June 6, the network
will offer 12 days of live coverage at the 2014 French Open, followed by
same-day encore matches during championship weekend. In all, Tennis Channel will
dedicate more than 250 round-the-clock hours to this year's Roland Garros - 70
to live or first-run matches, almost 60 to encore replays and 120 to three-hour
nightly show French Open Tonight (37-and-a-half first-run), hosted by
Happy Birthday, Wilson, on 100
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Wilson Racquet Sports -
Wilson is the world's leading manufacturer of ball
Wilson business is structured into three business areas:
Racquet Sports, Team Sports and Golf.
We are currently
looking for a Racquet Sports Territory Manager in the
Tampa/Clearwater, Florida region. The Territory Sales
Manager manages the sales efforts and operations for a
defined territory to achieve and exceed revenue targets
and market share growth objectives.
Achieve the annual
territory sales plan revenue and distribution objectives
in the defined territory and meet the annual key product
Develop, plan, and
execute a strategic sales plan in selling to and
managing Team Dealers, Sporting Goods Retailers, Mass
Merchants and other trade channels.
contact and sales call coverage with assigned accounts,
colleges, universities, high schools, travel
organizations and leagues.
Recruit and manage
high visibility teaching pros to enhance the promotion
of Wilson Racquet Sports.
brand presence and image with customers and consumers
through promotional activity.
business plan designed to deliver account objectives of
out and develop new business partners and accounts
strategically within territory.
Manager informed of trade related information on an
maintain great working relationships with key personnel
in each account.
layouts/merchandising concepts for accounts to ensure
distribution/merchandising objectives are met.
reports and records on a timely basis.
Prepare and review
each account’s performance in a business review each
Required Education &
equivalent work experience may be substituted
2-3 years sales
experience in packaged goods or related industry
selling experience preferred
Abilities & Competencies
ability to sell, influence and negotiate
Strong oral and
written communication skills required within and outside
organizational skills, analytical ability and strategic
proficiency in Microsoft Products: Outlook, Word,
Excel, Power Point
Knowledge of SAP is
Must have reliable
Strong knowledge of
the sport of tennis and indoor sports
If you meet our
requirements and are interested in applying for the
position, please apply online:
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