Beauty

Fulltime
07-14-2017
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North American Sales Director, Luxury Skincare

Client Overview: 

Our client is an international high-end beauty brand, specializing in naturally derived skincare. Their technologically advanced, finest ingredients, and innovative approach presents effortless luxury and enables every individual to feel their most beautiful.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for overseeing the beauty brands in the North American market, directing negotiations, and maintaining relationships with key beauty retail customers.

Responsibilities:

• Direct the sales team and manage the brand daily in the North American market; develop comprehensive retail strategy and plans to achieve sales and profit targets  
• Execute the brand’s launch with Barneys with excellence; partner with Barneys to achieve forecasted sales targets during one year exclusivity period
• Establish, negotiate, and implement brand introductions at Sephora and Saks; create a cohesive sales promotion strategy of semi-annual new product launch 
• Develop and implement all aspects of retail strategy for Spring ’18 re-launch plan; oversee retail and sales promotion budget 
• Recruit and mentor top talent of sales associates in department stores; liaise with the Beauty Trainer to train counseling and sales associates
• Direct demand forecast of existing products/sku and new products to avoid out-of-stock 

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

• 10+ years beauty sales experience; experience managing direct reports

• Sephora experience required
• Proven experience of top beauty retail management, prestige stores preferred