European Sales Manager

Location
City of Edinburgh
Salary
To be discussed at interview, generous bonus scheme also.
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
EUR0919
Function
Sales, Wholesale
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

Powder Design Ltd are looking for a European Sales Manager.  The position will mainly be based at our office in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, but will require a large amount of travel across Europe. 

You will be responsible for -

  • Setting up and working with a team of sales agents (some already in situ).
  • Making all arrangements in connection with European Trade shows, including product display, set up, sales agent’s attendance, travel arrangements etc. 
  • Attending European Trade Shows as part of the Sales Team.  
  • Monitoring sales from agents, working with the agents to ensure sales targets are met, providing training where necessary to ensure agents are fully knowledgeable about the brand and products.
  • Organising sample sets in advance of the new season.
  • Constantly communicating with the UK team to keep up to date with new developments.
  • Sending updates on sales to the UK sales manager on a weekly basis.
  • Liaising with our sales administrators to ensure orders are processed and dispatched efficiently.
  • Developing relationships with new and existing customers to build confidence in the brand.
  • Organising your diary and workload to ensure smooth running of all responsibilities. 
  • Feeding back customer’s suggestions and requirements to the UK Sales Manager and Design Director. 

The ideal candidate will have –

  • Proven experience of working in a similar role.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be able to produce detailed sales reports for submission to the UK sales manager.
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required.
  • Good people skills; be able to communicate courteously and professionally.
  • An interest in fashion.
  • A passion to achieve successful results and to pass this on to agents.