National Sales Manager

Toronto
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The National Sales Manager's main objective is to sell to the company's major customers with the goal of increasing sales, revenue, EBIT. The Manager is also responsible for implementing short and long-term brand strategies. The incumbent establishes specific merchandising objectives, targets and goals, ensures that product lines are brought to market in a timely and profitable manner. This person also oversees visual and brand image at the retail level.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):
Creates all seasonal business plans based on trends, products and history
Analyzes key Account budgets and understands buyers market in order to build and present product lines by season and division
Tracks margins to ensures internal/external divisional margin objectives are achieved and meet business objectives
Analyzes all businesses at the close of each season compared to last year and the original business plans
Follows up and coordinates with key Accounts
Provides upper management with all necessary buy and margin information
Establish strong business relationships with key accounts through weekly/Monthly meetings
Presents new product lines to all Accounts
Develops season buying plans for key accounts
Implements specific business and marketing strategies necessary to achieve target budgets
Coordinate with planning to ensure fulfillment of Account orders
Drives sales in the retail channel with suggested promotional activity/advertising plans
Interacts regularly with key internal departments such as marketing, merchandizing & design, sourcing and forecasting, customer service, finance, production and planning



QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience Required:
5-10 years wholesale/retail sales experience

Minimum Education:
Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or other related field

Skills:
Strong understanding of market trends, fashion trends, consumer demands
Strong communication and presentation skills
Computer literate in MS Office,
Advances computers skills (excel)
Selling techniques applicable to intimate apparel business is an asset
Ability to read, understand and interpret various financial/sales reports
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
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