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Tread Labs Versatile Insoles


Posted by Uber Group on 07/07/2020

Industry Sector(s): , Action, Bike, Fishing, Fitness, Hunting/Shooting, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow,

Territories Available:



Job Basics

Categories: accessories, footwear,

Employer State: GA

Employer City:


Posting Description & Requirements

Industry Sector(s): SP Outdoor, Sp Run, Hunt/Fish, Comfort Shoe, Ski

States: All 50 U.S. States

Job Basics

Categories: Footwear Accessories

Employer State: GA / MA

Employer City: Atlanta / Woburn

Contact Name: Michael Lumpkin & Steve Carvalho

Posting Description & Requirements

Job Description: Tread Labs Insoles Sales Representative 

Title: Independent Sales Representative

Territory: All 50 U.S. States are available and will be divided into territories as needed.

Company: Tread Labs

Created by the Founder of Chaco Sandals, Mark Paigen. Tread Labs is a manufacturer of Sustainable, Million-Mile Guaranteed, versatile insoles and we are creating a sales team. Uber Group’s Steve Carvalho and Michael Lumpkin are providing Sales Leadership - seeking experienced, Independent Sales Representatives (see About Uber Group below). Tread Labs is committed to designing insoles that provide comfort, pain relief, and performance while offering some new features not found in the category. Tread Labs has a successful and growing D2C business and has now begun  expanding into wholesale.. 

Job Description:

We pay commission on a scale that increases with sales growth. The independent sales representative for Tread Labs will be responsible for sales activities in the assigned territory. This includes, but is not limited to: sell in, sell through, staff education, merchandising, order collections, account maintenance and primary contact for retail stakeholders. We are looking for someone with existing relationships and the working knowledge of a Retailer’s business that extends beyond “product”. 


  • Frequent key account contact with high emphasis on merchandising and refill

  • Responsible for maintaining sales samples  

  • Educate staff on brand vision, technologies and products 

  • Actively participate in local industry-related events

  • Identify, coordinate and attend regional and national trade shows as approved 

  • Maintain regular contact with all clients in the territory to ensure high levels of Client Satisfaction  

  • Provide feedback from the field on marketplace and competitive landscape  

  • Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values  

  • Develop strong professional relationships with retail store owners/buyers and management

  • Develop relationships with brand ambassadors and major influencers within their specific industry

  • Maintains accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities within their assigned territory

  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments within Tread Labs, LLC


  • 5+ years in the industry

  • Strong knowledge of footwear and relative, basic biomechanics

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Insured vehicle to support travel, department calls and presentations and sales within sales territory

  • Computer, tablet or smartphone with access to internet and company related programs, b2b, docs, etc

  • Be available for travel within assigned territory

  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements

  • Proven ability to set and achieve goals and objectives

About Tread Labs 

Mark Paigen has been messing around with footwear since the earth cooled. In 1989 he started Chaco Sandals. Within a few years, Chaco had a cult-like following and the letters started pouring in -

“These things have taken me around the world, pain free. I can’t thank you enough…”

“I never thought that a firm footbed could cure my plantar fasciitis, these are amazing…”

“I NEVER take these things off. Can you make me a special white pair for my wedding?” (They did.)

They were changing people’s lives with exceptional footwear.

In 2015, Mark started Tread Labs: delivering those same experiences, this time by improving the support of the footwear that’s already in your closet. The letters (now emails) are pouring in and it’s as rewarding now as it was then.

Tread Labs unique 2-part insole system is designed for the long haul. The molded arch supports are unconditionally guaranteed. Forever. The interchangeable top covers are easy to replace and won't break the bank. Imagine the number of molded arch supports that will never see the landfill.

Arch Supports: Our molded arch supports are built to last a million miles. If they ever break or lose their shape, customers can receive a new pair. No questions asked.

Top Covers: Top covers can be replaced when needed by ordering a new pair.

Customer satisfaction is our priority. If your customer is unhappy with any Tread Labs product, we want to make it right. 

About Uber Group Sales Management

Uber Group represented Salomon & Arc’teryx from 2003-2016 prior to the brands move to in-house sales reps. The Agency also worked with Mountain Khakis, Petzl, Nemo, Suunto, Smartwool, and dozens of other brands.  During this time, Co-Founder David Kramer and his team grew the Arc’teryx and Salomon Tactical Lines from $0 to massive success in their categories. Uber Group grew to 14 team members and hosted buyers and regional events in their Atlanta showroom. As in-house reps at AMER Sports, Uber Group’s Founders had Regional and National Sales Leadership responsibilities and managed key accounts like Moosejaw, Sierra Trading Post, Groupon, AAFES, U.S. Patriot, and more. The Agency promotes Support Leadership rather than micro-management to ensure success and a happy team.

About Uber Group

Tread Labs (founded by Chaco Founder Mark Paigen) is an insole manufactureer headquartered outside Boston, MA.  Uber Group is a Sales Agency and Sales Leadership Team based in Atlanta,Ga.