Sales Manager Wholesale | Fulltime (40h)

Hugo Boss
Amsterdam, New Hampshire, Netherlands
28 Jul 2022
15 Aug 2022
Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 14.000 employees worldwide and shape your future/drive your future/drive your growth, at HUGO BOSS!

We offer a challenging job in an enthusiastic and rapidly moving company with the possibility to further develop yourself. As a Sales Manager, you are part of the Benelux Wholesale Team and responsible for the development and further growth of our business across all areas of our brand portfolio. Focus within your customer portfolio will be on strategic key accounts. You drive the business according our HUGO BOSS strategy. Our Benelux showroom is located in Amsterdam. The Sales Manager will report directly to the Head of Wholesale Benelux.

What you can expect:

  • Selling our collection's to Strategic Key Partners, Franchise Partners, Department Stores, Mutli Independents, Pureplay and Independents, ensuring quarterly and annual sales targets are achieved to maximeze sales and profitability;
  • Manage and build strategic long-term relationships with existing and new Key Partners, presenting a strong understanding of their business model to maximize sales, profitability and brand equitiy for the HUGO BOSS brands;
  • Accurately prepare pre-season analysis and budgets across all customers to ensure adequate commercial budgets are agreed with key partners based on distribution and minimum product coverage expectations;
  • Understanding of Franchise Partnerships % SIS concepts;
  • Keep track on stock sales and deliver actions to achieve annual budgets;
  • Accurate analysis of key partners weekly and seasonal trade performace with clear and immediate feedbacks/action plans to enhance sales performance;
  • Extensive co-ordination and cross function communication with key internal departments including Customer Service, Marketing, Shop Construction, HR and Finance to ensure Key Partners receive promopt and an exemplary customer journey;
  • Schedule regular store visits to ensure deliveries, visual merchandising and marketing initiatives are aligned with the HUGO BOSS brand strategies;
  • Create and dliver engaging, seasonal brand and collection trainings to all key partners;
  • Manage and maintain e-commerce partners online execution ensuring HUGO BOSS Online guidelines and processes are adhered to;
  • Identify market shifts while being fully aware of product and competition status.

Your profile:

  • You'll have a minimum of 4-5 years previous wholesale sales experience with a prove track record of taking personal ownership and develop business with strategic key partners;
  • You'll have a strong strategic, analytical and entrepreneurial mindset;
  • You'll have the confidence and ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholers to drive the HUGO BOSS brands forward;
  • You'll be able to be a strong team player but equally comfortable owning projects individually;
  • You'll have excellent communication, organisation and presenting skills;
  • You'll possess a strong interest in fashion and have the desire to become a true HUGO BOSS brand ambassador;
  • You'll have strong computer and IT skills, preferably Microsoft Office and SAP;
  • Flexibility is required within this role in order to meet business demands;
  • Excellent communication in both Dutch & English is a must have.

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers its employees exceptional working conditions in an international environment. If you are interested in the fashion sector and challenges inspire your ambition, we would like to get to know you.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to HUGO BOSS Benelux B.V. must have a current HB Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource department. In addition, agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our HR Advisors. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of HUGO BOSS Benelux B.V. HUGO BOSS will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Please note that 'agency calls' are not appreciated.

We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.