Employment Opportunities

Roland Corporation U.S.

One of the leading music products companies in the industry, Roland Corporation U.S. has employment opportunities for dynamic, resourceful, results-driven individuals determined to make a difference in contributing to our success.

We are an organization of dedicated people committed to creating and distributing superior musical products. Our core values are focused on our customer service, innovation and creativity, quality and the contagious enthusiasm among our employees.

We have an excellent benefit package, as part of our total compensation, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Plans, Disability Plans, Vacation and Holiday pay and a great 401(k) plan.

Roland Corporation U.S. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources Department if at any time during the interview process you feel a reasonable accommodation is required to facilitate the interview or job functionality.

Roland does not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than from the candidates themselves.

Please send all resumes to employment@rolandus.com.




Current Openings

District Sales Manager

Division: Sales
Territory: Midwest
Reports To: Regional Sales Manager

Summary Description

As the first point of contact to assigned dealers in a territory, the District Sales Manager provides valuable resources in support of Roland’s products, strategy, and objectives to the dealers. The District Sales Manager (DSM) is responsible for accurate analysis of market-by-market territorial sales potential, establishing distribution for all product groups, developing the Roland Dealer’s business, monitoring sales results, and meeting company established individual sales budgets and objectives. The DSM will train retail salespeople, assist with product merchandising and retail sales promotions, and help retailers develop and implement Roland Sales Programs as requested and approved by Roland Musical Instruments (MI) management.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Submit timely and accurate written reports (possibly including, but not limited to, dealer reports, bi-monthly market reports, sales forecast reports and travel itineraries) as requested by VP of Sales or RSM.
  • Achievement of monthly sales budgets.
  • Achievement of marketing and sales objectives as assigned.(Examples: tracking of new dealer activity, channel strategy goals, display implementation, dealer feedback, etc.)
  • Help credit department maintain current credit accounts with dealers, assisting in the collection of money which is past due and obtaining current financial information from dealers as requested.
  • Visit existing and competitive dealers on a regular schedule and conduct all business activity within the framework of Roland and BOSS stated marketing philosophies. Travel should include an appropriate amount of dealer, promotional, training, and prospect visits as directed by the RSM, which could include occasional weekend days.
  • Understand and implement Roland and BOSS dealer agreements, including monitoring of online sales and marketing activities.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: Previous successful retail musical instrument sales and/or successful wholesale musical instrument sales experience is required.

Skill/Knowledge: Strong sales, product demonstration, communication, and computer skills are desired. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Ability to travel up to 75% of time supporting the tasks assigned to you.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Computer Skills:
Must be fluent in MS Office suite (Word and Excel). Knowledge and usage of computer programs that apply to electronic musical instrument applications (ie: digital audio workstations, editor/librarians, and programs made to connect to physical instruments).

Work Environment Ability:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
This position requires the ability to drive, rent rental cars and hotel rooms, and fly to visit dealers. Must be able to read and comprehend and have sufficient hearing to determine audio characteristics as well as support telephone, office and event communications.

District sales managers will be expected to maintain a clean and reliable vehicle for travel within territory, occasional transportation of Roland staff, and the movement of samples and products, etc.

As a district sales representative you will be required to provide a suitable work and storage location without cost to the company. When working from home, the representative must be able to support customers professionally through the use of suitable internet bandwidth for browsing, conferencing and phone use. This includes the avoidance of unreasonable background noise or distraction.

Must also be able to bend, push, pull, and reach above head, forward and from side to side to move or access products required for use from the retailer, warehouse, or other location. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC and telephone work. Must be able to read and comprehend what is read as well as have sufficient hearing to determine audio characteristics, support telephone, office and event communications.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

This is an exempt salary position. Pay periods are bi-weekly. Company offers excellent salary, and benefit package will include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and much more. If interested, please send resume with salary history to employment@rolandus.com. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.




Credit Supervisor

Division: Credit
Reports To: Credit Manager

Summary Description

The credit supervisor is responsible for approving or declining credit orders in accordance with established policies, practices, and procedures in a manner that will result in maximum sales, sound receivables, and the prompt conversion of receivables into cash with a minimum of past-due receivables.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Apply the company’s credit and collection policies and procedures to designated accounts within assigned division sales territories and discuss circumstances beyond established policies.
  • Submit credit approval requests to flooring companies.
  • Establish and update information on new and existing accounts.
  • Approve all credit memos and input sales generated credit memos into data maintenance systems.
  • Carry out an established program for the follow-up and collection of accounts receivable including regular account status reviews with credit manager to assure that accounts receivables are within established guidelines, and following accounts closely to determine when action is needed to prevent unnecessary risks; work closely with sales personnel on the status of accounts.
  • Prepare customer account status and write-off reports for approval and forward to agencies for final resolution as approved; prepare month-end adjustments to reconcile activity to assigned accounts.
  • Initiate contact and maintain harmonius relationships with customers and credit information vendors.
  • Research and resolve 1) incomplete returns, 2) all freight movements regarding ETAs (estimated time of arrivals) and delivery information, including tracers and proof of deliveries, 3) shipping errors.
  • Research, maintain, and cancel old return authorizations.
  • Research, write up, review, correct, approve, and process price corrections and price protections.
  • Process serial number corrections, credit card payments, and credits being issued to dealer accounts; may process receivables and other related duties as required or assigned.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: BS or equivalent from technical school, or five years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills: Abilty to independently plan, organize, schedule, and make sound decisions and judgments relating to assigned projects and other responsibilities. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Abitly to establish working relationships and to interact effectively with a wide range of people.

Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of financial analysis, financial statements, balance sheet, income statements and cash flow.
  • Must have knowledge of commercial lending and and understanding of documents such as guarantees, security agreements, uniform commercial code filings and regulations.

Work Environment Ability:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.The noise level in the environment is moderate.

Physical Qualifications:
This position requires the ability to sit 60% of the day, walk 30% and stand 10%. Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds. Must also be able to bend, push, pull, and reach forward and from side to side to access files. Some driving is involved to attend seminars. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC work. Requires the ability to write memos with accurate spelling and grammar. Must be able to read and comprehend what is read. Basic math skills are required. Must have good eyesight for reading, writing, and use of PC. Must have good hearing and be able to speak clearly, for phone work and interaction with other employees, vendors, and other outside callers.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

This is a non-exempt position. Pay periods are bi-weekly. Company offers excellent salary, and benefit package will include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and much more. If interested, please send resume with salary history to employment@rolandus.com. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.