International Sales Manager (Paris)

Carolina Herrera

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Job title

International Sales Manager (Paris), Carolina Herrera

Location

Paris, France

Level

Manager

Function

Sales

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

SUMMARY

The international Sales Manager will work closely with the International Sales & Business Development Sr. Director in the development and execution of all strategic initiatives to expand Carolina Herrera New York international brick and mortar and E-tail distribution and create, maintain and grow relationships with wholesale customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  •         Create strong relationships with international customers and generate growing sales from current clients
  •         Identify and maximize new business opportunities and successfully develop new accounts.
  •         Partner with Sr. Director to develop and execute sales and promotional strategies.       
  • Develop strategic growth initiatives to identify and acquire new accounts in specialty department store and online channels
  •         Partner with agents, consultants, and department stores to strategically plan optimal in-store brand placement, increase OTB, develop shop in shops
  •        Sales analysis (showroom orders, sell-thru reporting etc.)
  •         Review and develop business plans with all key accounts
  •         Create strong relationships with new and existing clients to grow and optimize business and partnership
  •      Competition benchmark
  •     Communication of sales and marketing support for clients (product knowledge, visual assets, PR etc.)
  •     Organize 4 seasonal selling campaigns in Paris each year
  •    Manage showroom organization (suppliers, calendar of appointments etc.) and assist with client appointments
  •     Follow up on orders, deliveries, payments, returns/swaps
  •        Attend markets in New York when necessary to support international clients buying in New York

The Ideal Candidate

QUALIFICATIONS

·        Minimum 3 years of experience

·        Highly energetic self-starter, able to think outside the box

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Must be able to travel frequently.

·        International and travel experience preferred

·        Established relationships in Asia a plus

·        Must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing business

·        Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal cross-functional teams and internal business partners.

·        Strong analytical skills

·        Decision making capability clearly driven by developing strategic product and business initiatives

·        Fluent or Native French and English required, Spanish a plus.

Language skills

  1. English, Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. French, Native or bilingual proficiency

About Us

Carolina Herrera (www.carolinaherrera.com) is an international fashion house recognized for timeless elegance and refinement. Founded in 1981 by Carolina Herrera, the eponymous label produces numerous collections consisting of ready-to-wear and accessories for women, men and children, as well as bridal and fragrances available in 104 countries at 15,000 points of distribution including 103 CH Carolina Herrera and 4 Carolina Herrera New York retail locations. The collections reflect an effortless sophistication inherent in the iconic style of founder Carolina Herrera. Follow Carolina Herrera on facebook.com/carolinaherrerany, Instagram @houseofherrera and the newly launched blog www.carolinaherrerabride.com - the wedding destination from the ultimate tastemaker.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V