TRAVEL RETAIL MANAGER ( UK & EUROPE )
As an corporate entity , this UK distribution business has for several decades trail blazed a number of product categories of their choosing that includes watches , accessories and fragrances to name but a few.
Ever focused on brands - they are one of Europe’s most predominant licensors of their first speciality ( watches ) and are a trusted one-stop manufacturing & distribution provider able to bring to life the commercial dreams of the ultimate brand equity holders.
With an International reputation as strongly established as this - this successful UK based business has received increased significant investment from a Watch Industry power player - the future now is even brighter.
New stable mate brands are arriving and areas of recognised capability and proficiency are now being intelligently adopted to be replicated elsewhere throughout a now altogether larger and ever more globally influential trading group.
The appointment now in the recruitment spotlight is a new role ; and underlines their continued ambition to become evermore the first choice go to industry supplier.
Ideally the successful applicant will have at least five years’ experience in maximising sales working with a well- recognised brand (s) a background in the watch industry would definitely be helpful.
Travel Retail experience would be also very useful as this role reports directly to The Head of Travel Retail EMEA ( not UK based ).
Applications may also be considered from well proven Watch Sales Professionals looking for that elusive next promotion.
The areas that you specifically would manage and develop are UK and European Travel Retail partners predominantly Airport Retail but includes Cruise Ships alongside Inflight Business.
You are ever on the market pulse of anything and everything that is or could be happening within Travel Retail / Inflight and you are constantly on the look to identify any short / long term opportunities where sales expansion can be achieved.
Naturally you care greatly about nurturing and growing meaningful & mutually good business - you are good at implementing best outcomes strategy and never closed to embracing new areas of future commercial partnership.
You need to be administrationally adept , fluency in English verbal & written is absolutely required, as is your cultural appreciation of key partner countries that you will be trading with - any additional languages would be a plus.
££ Competitive package
Salary + performance related bonus + range of company benefits (inclusive of car allowance) + opportunity for long term career development based on your commitment & results
To apply, and literally see your career take-off to new ever challenging horizons please in confidence forward your personal CV direct to Jolyon Marshall - this businesses exclusively retained recruitment practitioner of first choice.