European Sales Manager – Sam Edelman
We seek a dynamic, highly motivated individual with a passion for growing a career in wholesale footwear sales to join our European team.
We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people’s lives. We are passionate about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel great…feet first!
We seek people who:
· Execute comprehensive strategic plans for international entry strategies through partner identification, expansion of brand and/or expansion of product categories
· Meet / Exceed sales and profit plans Goals assigned annually
· Build relationships with key sales agents and retailers to build business across Europe
· Maintain brand standards
· Assist in the successful launch and then, continued performance of European accounts. Specific relationship and protocols to be established for premiere partnerships
· Ensure partners have and are using assets, collateral, and product knowledge to meet brand integrity, revenue goals, profit goals and relationship expectations
· Perform other divisional assignments that assist in the division revenue and profit growth
We seek people with these qualifications:
· BS/BA or equivalent combination of education and industry relevant work experience.
· 5+ years of experience in Sales, Finance, Business Development, Licensing or Merchandising
· Proficient in Microsoft Office required (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
· Excellent attention to detail
· Strong partnering and negotiating skills
· Ability to prioritize tasks and meet competing demands in a fast-paced environment
· Strong analytical and financial analysis skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to travel to stores, accounts and industry shoe shows
But most of all, we seek people who share our values and our ferocity for fit.
People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.8 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.