Deadline: October 15, 2013
Posted: September 23, 2013">
This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Sales
Critical to this role are cost effective programs intended to maximize sales. This position will report to the Vice President Sales and Marketing.
Develop and implement product pricing, sales promotions and incentives.
Track performance against leading indicators.
Obtain critical sales forecasting information from each location to provide to senior management.
Provide outlet stores with company marketing materials, branding guidelines, and other sales support.
Provide critical feedback to the Product Development Committee.
Assist the CFO with financial planning and budget preparation as it relates to sales and prepare all special studies and analysis as required by senior management and make specific recommendations.
Marketing and Promotional:
Manage and promote all aspects of the company’s involvement in sales-related events.
Travel will be required.
Seek out, respond to and manage promotional opportunities, such as media related (print, radio, TV) demos and other promotional events.
Work with the VP Sales & Marketing on organizing and conducting the sales meetings.
Work with outlet stores and sales staff on the development and placement of POP at retail.
Seek out and secure ‘pop-up’ opportunities.
Principal measures of Performance:
Report sales P/L, forecasts, and budgets to provide high-level picture of outlet retail sales on a regular basis.
Set aggressive targets and devise concrete plans to achieve them.
Contribute to the general management of the company.
University degree preferred.
Strong Negotiation skills.
7+ years’ experience in a retail management position - managing multiple store locations.
Track record of delivering and exceeding objectives/targets.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to influence and lead teams.
Recognized empowerment/delegation skills.
Self Motivated with strong analytical skills
Fast Paced with ability to multi-task
Independent decision making within established criteria.
Ability to plan and organize in a fast-paced complex environment.
Ability to travel.
Please forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference "Retail Sales Manager - Van 4607" in the subject line.
Our successful apparel client based in Vancouver is looking for a Retail "Outlet" Sales Manager to manage and oversee the company’s retail outlet sales activities for existing outlet store in BC and to open one in Ontario and be an integral part of the company’s management team.