The Textile Institute

International Sales Manager – Ref 11783 AA

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Reference Number: 11783 AA
Posted: 09/03/2020
Deadline: 30/04/2020

Actively recruiting for a proven Sales Manager/Brand Ambassador with branded lingerie/intimates experience.

You will be responsible for the development and expansion of two established lingerie brands into the UK and Scandinavia.

International Sales Manager – Ref 11783 AA - The Textile Institute

International Sales Manager – The Job Description

  • Budget planning and sales responsibility for assigned region for two brands.
  • Definition of market strategies : to introduce/develop sales in new region, and to maintain existing business/turnover
  • Liaise between online/offline sales departments
  • Participation in International Sales Meetings and Collection/Selection Meetings
  • Direct key account management – seasonal presentations, annual reviews and strategy meetings
  • Organisation and attendance at International Trade Fairs
  • Co-ordinate and align sales and marketing activities with respective countries
  • Monitor and control of sales promotions, launch activities, shop-in-shop openings
  • Follow up order and delivery management, backlog processing, payment issues and coordination of logistics with appropriate departments
  • Preparation of various reports, analyses and comments on sales activity, market and competitor commentaries
  • Ensure lines of open communication with internal teams (Europe based) for customer service, sales logistics, financial accounting etc.

International Sales Manager –The Person Specification

  • Ideal applicant will have 5 years experience within similar senior, national or international Sales Manager position. Branded lingerie, intimates, nightwear or loungewear experience is essential.
  • Proven sales success across omni channels: independent & specialist stockists, store groups, retail chains and online retail etc
  • To demonstrate good product knowledge and understanding of competitive marketplace
  • Experience of bringing brands to market; define market strategy to maintain existing business, and focus on new business
  • Customer orientated with a high level of professionalism
  • Confident communicator, strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • To travel regularly within the UK, Scandinavia and European Head Office
  • Second European language would be advantageous.
  • Microsoft Office competency.

Please apply with your updated CV to quoting our reference: 11783AA.

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