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Direct Retail Sales Manager, HK

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Sales
Location
Hong Kong - Office

About the role:

  • Deliver a vision and strategy to drive transformational growth on direct offline business
  • Anticipate on changes in the retail landscape, shopper behaviour or competitors and develop a 360-degree business plan to ensure future profitable growth
  • Collaborate closely with other functions such as marketing, finance, operation and supply chain to align your sales plan
  • Deliver sales and profitability targets
  • Deliver sales and gross margin targets in line with budget
  • Agree, update, communicate and administer all areas of the promotional planning cycle
  • Deliver an accurate twelve-month rolling forecast that accounts for sales trends, promotions, seasonality, distribution changes, new product launch and product exits
  • Manage a promotional budget in line with forecasts and retail activity plan
  • Understand profitability through the regular use of a retained margin tracker
  • Align the organization to your stores and negotiation objectives, with an agreed timeline of deliverables
  • Work out new store expansion plan based on company strategy, local retail landscape
  • Execute new store opening plan from rental agreement negotiation, sales forecast, P&L approval, IT application, legal permission application, etc. 

OTHER SUPPORTING ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Achieve the highest standards of execution for the DYSON brand in stores in line with Selective Distribution agreement
  • Maximize shopper and consumer understanding through effective category management
  • Communicate retail activity plan to the field team and provide the field with the necessary tools to guarantee high levels of execution
  • Use data regularly from GFK and Field Sales or other potential tools/dashboards to improve compliance and in store standards
  • Ensure that NPD roll out across the retailer is of a high standard
  • Work closely with retail activation team to identify best locations for DYSON fixtures and to ensure ROI
  • Deliver compelling, well thought through and inspiring presentations to the retailers

About you:

  • Commercial – 3-5 years of hands-on sales experience managing and developing key accounts or direct stores.
  • Proven delivery of sales results (managing existing accounts & developing new business) – independent sales responsibility for a consumer brand/distributor leading sales team in a territory for a mid-sized company.
  • Better to have experience of leading new direct store opening, including location selection, rental negotiation, new store application presentation to top management, store opening execution after approval
  • High level experience of key account/customer negotiations or distributor management.
  • Consumer Goods background or technology sales background.
  • Demonstrated ability of critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Strong communication, influencing, and negotiating skills
  • Excellent personal and business presentation skills.
  • Decisive and excellent influencer.
  • Self-starter who sees things to completion.
  • Entrepreneurial flair.
  • Energetic, engaging, and positive approach.
  • Assertive, prepared to see through plans and overcome objections.
  • Intelligent, quick-thinking, alert.
  • Results driven.
  • Excellent English with Cantonese and Mandarin.

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