Sales Representative France (East – South East) Job at Haglöfs in Annecy (74)

Job Description

Haglöfs AB is now recruiting a Sales & Technical Representative France to manage the east part of France. The position is a permanent full-time position and reports directly to the Country Manager France. In this role you will be an important contributor in developing the Haglöfs brand on the french market together with the Country Manager and the rest of the team.

Haglöfs develops, sells and distributes premium outdoor equipment for anyone who wants to explore the outdoors. By focusing on high quality, durability and functionality, we ensure great outdoor experiences for our consumers. The Sales & Technical Representative role is a core function in creating reliability, profitability and strong relationships with our customers, enabling our brand to grow long-term.

As a Sales & Technical Representative, you will be responsible for driving a profitable sales and customer agenda for Area East France, with focus both on maximizing sales growth from existing customers as well as developing new accounts. You will also be responsible for managing and meeting your customers’ needs from sell in, to staff training and the provision of merchandising support, focused on delivering strong sell through. You are also expected to contribute to the functional development of the sales team and reaching the French team’s strategic goals.

The job will require travelling to visit customers in the area, attendance at trade shows, international sales meetings and brand events.

You should have a relevant educational background and previous experience from sales and managing customer relations. We also hope you share our passion for the outdoors and strive to be part of a great sales team.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Manage and develop the area sales in line with Haglöfs strategic direction and KPI’s

Develop and execute on annual sales and account plans

Build and maintain strong customer relationship

Ensure excellence in customer follow up, distribution, sell-through, brand building and merchandizing

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for a person who aspires to have full area sales responsibilities and thrives to be part of and contribute to the success of the team. As a person, the right candidate has a genuine interest in outdoor products and lifestyle. To be successful in this role you should have/be:

Minimum 3 years of experience from sales and customer managing positions, preferably within a retail environment

Commercially oriented and a high level of drive and initiative

Structured and able to plan ahead

Strong communication skills – building long-term relationships and communicating clear directions to external and internal stakeholders

A general understanding of the outdoor and retail business value chain

Please send your application no later than 30th of October 2020. Interviews will be conducted continuously and the position might be filled earlier.

About Company

Company: Haglöfs

Company Location:  Annecy (74)

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