Sales Area Manager - Luxury - Travel to Middle East

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
Town :
LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Sales
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
CBTR3110_1511200621

Job description

My client is one of the most luxurious brands in their product category, stocked in the most prestigious locations around the globe with a large presence in the Middle East. They are currently looking a Travelling Sales Area Manager to join their growing team. You will be based in the heart of central London and travel to the ME every 6 weeks. As the Sales Area Manager your focus will be to develop and implement growth plans for the brand's business in Travel Retail globally and across all channels in the Middle East:



The role:



* Ensure wholesale and retail sales targets, budget, and strategy for countries/customers/doors are set and met,
* Monitor wholesale ordering based on retail performance and budget targets
* Provide the EMEA Sales Director and Supply Chain Director with timely demand plans for all products and collateral to ensure stocks can be registered/exported in a timely
* In partnership with the EMEA Sales Director and Head of Marketing & PR, develop annual activity calendars for key Travel Retail partners and with the distributor
* Negotiate effectively with retail partners and distributor to improve space and location in doors to grow brand visibility, customer acquisition and sales performance
* Work with distributor and the Head of Marketing & PR to develop effective shop fit designs for new stores and location,



Needed:



* Travel Retail expert - having worked in similar role
* You will have managed distributors previously
* Travel Retail Sales Manager happy to travel every 6-8 weeks
* Experienced in the Middle Eastern market
* Fashion, Luxury experience is essential