General Information

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United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Working time:
Additional Locations
* United States of America - Minnesota - Minneapolis

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Description and Requirements

The Retail Inside Sales Representative (ISR) will be responsible for providing sales and analytical support for the consumer retail organization supporting our Account Executives (AE) supporting Best Buy and Target. The ISR will partner with the Retail Account Executives to support sales activities while performing various functions such as:

  • Sales Reporting and Analysis
  • Web Site Audits
  • Manage MDF Claims
  • Customer Service Liaison
  • Assist in sku Creation and Maintenance
  • Cycle Transition Management


  • Help to manage sell-in and sell-out of PCs and other consumer products and achieve associated quarterly quota.
  • Weekly sell-through reporting and analysis at a sku level to predict upside needs and cuts ultimately reducing out-of-stock and potential excess inventory (FGI).
  • Review accounts to ensure products are set up accurately utilizing best-in-class content, verify configurations and pricing.
  • Manage MDF claims to ensure accuracy by verifying through reporting on a weekly/monthly basis to minimize audit risk.
  • Is a liaison for the Account Executives in customer service escalations related to miscellaneous requests such as updating warranties to match the customer purchase date and defective product resolution.
  • Assist in sku creation and maintenance throughout the product’s lifecycle.
  • Partner with the Retail Account Executives and the Business Management team to manage the cycle transition and communicate key dates and labor needs to hit deadlines.
  • Own the Supplier Direct Fulfillment (SDF) process with retail partners (Forecasting, Product Set Up).
  • Manage weekly/monthly promotional calendar and update with Actual vs. Forecast Sales within accounts.
  • Responsible for providing competitive analysis to ensure Lenovo can proactively plan short and long-term assortment/product portfolio strategies.
  • Provide support for team projects, as needed.

Basic Requirements: 
  • 2+ years of sales industry experience or related field
  • Bachelors degree

Preferred Requirements: 
  • Understanding of the PC or CE market and the customer buying and planning cycles.
  • Experience managing sell through, promotional funding and vendor programs with a large format retailer. 
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point experience
  • Previous experience working at or with Target or Best Buy 

*** This position will be based in the Minneapolis, MN territory must reside in or around region.  

The base salary range budgeted for this position is $79,500.00 - $92,680.00. Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo's various benefits can be found at


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Additional Locations
* United States of America - Minnesota - Minneapolis
* United States of America
* United States of America - Minnesota
* United States of America - Minnesota - Minneapolis