TAG Heuer: the Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker since 1860. Avant-garde is our culture and philosophy. Our unique heritage is built on a disruptive mindset, an innovative approach and a cool and free-minded spirit to think ahead and establish records. The TAG Heuer watches and chronographs are an authentic concentration of innovation, design and engineering for bold, self-confident people who are connected to the future.
Our slogan #DontCrackUnderPressure is more than a claim - it is a mindset. If you like challenges, out-of-the-box thinking and teamwork, there is an opportunity for you as we are looking for a highly motivated:
Area Sales Manager - Northwest (M/W)
You are responsible for developing TAG Heuer's wholesale business in the Northwest of Italy, by building sustainable relationships with customers (retailers and distributors), and by promoting the brand image. You achieve sales targets with a strong focus on sell out goals.
By visiting regularly your points of sales, you collect feedback and provide support and service to the customer. In this context, you consult with each retailer to define the right assortment (in line with brand guidelines) based on store trends, customer base, commercial objectives and brand strategy. You track and analyze business performance and adjust sales and marketing actions accordingly. More globally, you monitor the competitive landscape, market trends and the broader economy to identify opportunities and threats and propose new projects.
In collaboration with the Marketing team, you identify and propose ideas for events, window/shop animations or advertising to promote the brand awareness and drive consumers to the POS. Moreover, you regularly check the state of POS material and fix/replace as needed to maintain a state of the art brand environment.
As an ambassador, you share product knowledge and information on the brand and convey the passion to turn all sales associates into passionate brand ambassadors. You deliver in-store trainings to enhance brand and product knowledge, and ensure proper launch of novelties.
Graduated with a recognized bachelor or master's degree, you have already acquired some experience as sales manager, ideally in selective distribution, luxury or premium products. You have already worked in Italy, ideally you are familiar with the Northwest area. You are passionate about new trends in lifestyle, arts, new technologies and sports. A good level of English is necessary.
Self-starter, you are able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. You are energetic, self-motivated, action and results-oriented thanks to strong organizational skills. Customer focused, open-minded and adaptable, you are also known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You show high levels of collaboration and use your influence to become a recognized leader.