Kering Eyewear is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in the Luxury that manages the most exciting and relevant brands in Fashion, Leather Goods and Jewelry. Founded in 2014, Kering Eyewear has become the one and only luxury Eyewear company, responsible for the design, development, and distribution of well-balanced portfolio of 17 iconic brands. These include the Proprietary brands LINDBERG and Maui Jim, and the House’s portfolio: Gucci, Cartier, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Chloé, Alexander McQueen, Montblanc, Brioni, Dunhill, Boucheron, Pomellato, Alaïa, MCQ and Puma.
Deliver specific net sales, brand, and distribution targets, aligned with the company’s KPI in the assigned territory.
Grow a qualitative door distribution with select independent opticians and optometrists, consistent with the brands’ DNA.
Build value-driven, problem-solving relationships with each customer to achieve long-term company partnerships.
Cooperate with the regional team to build a balanced portfolio in the network, maximizing the potential of each collection.
Adhere to the merchandising standards of each fashion house using trade marketing resources and programs.
Utilize company resources to enhance the capability of Kering eyewear customers to succeed in the luxury segment.
How you will contribute
Presenting and maximizing the sales of Optical frames and Sunglasses
Working with the customer to maximize sell through sales with visibility and trade marketing programs.
Providing in store training to maximize sales.
Providing timely and accurate reporting.
Proven track record of growing sales and building door distribution among wholesale customers.
Territory management experience within the eyewear industry, fashion, luxury, or consumer goods
Productive and successful relationships with customers built on service and trust.
Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
University Degree or equivalent experience
Available for overnight travel up to 50% of time to visit clients in Alberta, BC, Prairies)
Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Why working with us?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering Eyewear adventure and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Company in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
Salary Range- California:
The expected salary range for this position is $80,000 – $150,000 (plus discretionary quarterly bonus).