Head of Wholesale will oversee all Global Wholesale functions including managing the division and eventually the wholesale team as it develops, maintaining quality control, pitching new business, and developing /improving operations and systems.
The Head of Wholesale will make sure that the company meet ambitious sales growth targets and will work both strategically and operationally to maintain and continue to build on our wholesale distribution as would be expected for a globally recognised high-end brand. Head of Wholesale will proactively develop relationships with major department stores as well as high-end multi-brand stores throughout the world, ensuring lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with clients.
Main Responsibilities Will Include:
Analyse Markets and Competition
Propose short, mid and long-term strategy for Wholesale Growth
Manage and Develop all sales Opportunities Globally
Work with MD on Yearly Expenses for trade show, private showrooms, travel and appointments
Full P&L responsibility working with MD to make division profitable
Organise, Manage and Develop a Wholesale team, be responsible to recruit new talent into the business as & when needed.
Develop and Plan Yearly and Seasonal Sales Plans, ensuring ambitious sales growth goals are met in accordance with our business plan & strategy
Coordinate Sales Planning with the functional departments of the company, most specifically with Production & Design Team
Work on finding Agents to support us in target regions
Develop, negotiate and manage agreements with key distributors and major department stores
Develop key performance indicators
Sales Targets are achieved on existing Accounts
Accurate Weekly Reporting of Account sell ins and New Business Opportunities
Regular visits to customers stores with Business & Potential Business
Has developed and executed tactical sales plans
Experience with both the Nordic market & international markets
Highly customer and results driven, good commercial sense
Provide strong leadership, control the flow of information, and build team spirit.
Strong leadership qualities both with customers and employees
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Sales-oriented and great negotiation skills
Hands-on and detail-orientated
The position takes place in our office at Östermalm, Stockholm.
Whilst we are convinced that personal contact & interaction is key for a growth company, we do enjoy working remote, giving flexibility to our personal life.
Is this position something for you? Please send in your CV and personal letter to:firstname.lastname@example.org