Red Valentino - Wholesale Area Manager - Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti, Valentino S.p.A, is a protagonist of international fashion, and from 2008 until 2016, has gone through an impactful creative evolution.
After 8 years of Creative Co-Direction of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, in 2016 Valentino nominates Pierpaolo Piccioli sole Creative Director of the Maison. The Maison Valentino plays a major role in the luxury division through tradition and innovation, a necessary combination for a creative industry that generates the sense of beauty.
Valentino S.p.A. is controlled since 2012 by Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C., a holding company sustained by a group of private investors from Qatar. The acquisition has brought a rapid growth in the potential of the Valentino brand.
Valentino’s fashion is displayed through the Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter lines for women and for men and through the Valentino Garavani accessories lines that include shoes, bags, small leather goods, eyewear, scarves, ties and fragrances.
At the distribution level, Valentino is present in over 90 countries through almost than 150 directly operated boutiques and over 1300 points of sale.
Descrizione del posto
We are currently seeking an highly motivated candidate with strong personality and passion.
Position: Wholesale Area Manager - Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Main scope: ensure the commercial development of the Brand operating within the guidelines, plans and the approved strategy, policy and business procedures.
The Main Responsibilities Are:
Ensure the achievement of sales targets and profit
Develop trade policies in order to increase the business opportunities
Plan and manage the budget and sales forecast
Manage the sales campaign
Arrange customer schedule for the Sales campaign in link with showroom
Deal with Customer complain
Manage relationship with sales agents and potential commercial distributors / partners
Manage the relationship with key accounts (Dept. Stores and Key Clients) and the support / promotional activities in the stores
Analyze market trends, evaluate competitive products and make appropriate suggestions
Search new channels for the products distribution.
Clients support during buying session, order checks and data entry;
Training on the product
Provide feedback and advice to customer service, operations, accounting in the spirit of continuous improvement toward customer satisfaction and achieving the company invoice goals
Weekly sales analysis, definition of sales targets, support during buying session