NOVIS NYC is seeking applicants for the role of Sales Director. The ideal candidate is an intuitive self-starter with strong management skills who works well under pressure and in fast-paced environments. Significant experience with high-end womenswear is required.
This position will allow candidates to oversee and direct all aspects of wholesale, direct and e-commerce sales and will allow for daily interaction with the CEO. The position requires attention to detail, the ability to self-motivate, leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills.
Desired Skills: • Bachelor’s degree • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience working with a womenswear or luxury brand • Computer Skills: proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word, basic understanding of sales reporting, inventory turns and industry performance metrics • Existing relationships with buyers and retailers a significant plus • Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment • Experience with Adobe Suite highly desired • Extremely detail-oriented • Strong communication, written and organizational skills • Ability to multi-task/juggle multiple projects simultaneously • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done; especially when important deadlines and events cause greater than normal pressures
Responsibilities: Employee shall provide services, which include, but are not limited to: • Manage day to day department operations to improve efficiency and ensure that all sales are executed with a heightened level of precision. • Manage all domestic and international sales strategy, distribution, implementation, fulfillment and collections for the company. • Oversee wholesale accounts and manage relationships with retail outlets. • Oversee direct sales orders and fulfillment. • Advise on new product engineering by advising on new styles and styles with the best sell through and desired price points. • Oversee and optimize inventory management and turn. • Work to create best practices for the sales team. • Oversee all online sales and online strategy. • Oversee maintenance of various log books, charts and reference resources for sales figures and projections. • Oversee tradeshows and sales related events including trunk shows. • Work with the CEO and partners to create budgets for inventory buildup, expenses and sales projections. • Work with the CEO and partners to create and implement short term and long term strategic sales plans for the company. • Implement 3 month, 6 month, 1 yr and 2 yr growth strategies • Create a strategic 3 year plan and implement new processes and approaches to achieve our sales goals. • Assist CEO on Special Projects as needed.
Note: Compensation will depend on previous work experience. Please forward your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.