A high end New York based Contemporary Sportswear Company seeks experienced Sales management person to lead and direct 4 corporate sales people.
The Sales Manager is primarily responsible for driving sales and increasing profitability. Manages the sales reps; coaches and builds a highly committed and performing team that will work to achieve results through an excellent customer experience while achieving operational excellence and growing services.
FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides direction and sets priorities for sales reps; monitors progress in achieving company initiatives, priorities and objectives. Identifies and communicates sales tactics and strategic direction; acts upon best practices and effectively implements and executes sales strategy throughout the organization. 2. Ensures that all sales reps effectively execute the brand’s service principles and standards; researches and resolves customer concerns promptly; shares best practices with the sales team 3. Stays abreast of market trends and competitor practices; communicates related opportunities and challenges to the President. 5. Serves as effective communication liaison between Sales and Design and Production; builds an effective network within the brand, across all brands, and in the market 6. Coaches sales reps on standards for effective execution of workload planning, scheduling, operational standards, and attainment of sales goals. 7. Prepares and conducts performance appraisals and evaluations for sales reps; recognizes performance gaps and coaches reps to take appropriate action
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum of five years of managing sales people and or Key Account responsibility. 2. Ability to travel up to 50% of the time 3.Proven track record of increasing sales and market share with existing accounts 4. Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization 5. Strong relationships with major store management and senior buyers.
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