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Sales and Marketing Manager

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + fantastic benefits
REF: 4234_1683903223
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Job Description

I am currently recruiting a Sales and Marketing Manager to join a fabulous luxury watch brand.You will be responsible for all aspects of the wholesale operation with a focus on driving sales and marketing.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the day to day activities and operations of the brand in the UK
  • Take ownership of and manage the budget, balance sheet and income statement for the brand
  • Provide training programmes to each account (products, VM, etc.)
  • Seek new distribution opportunities including the completion of tenders and internal documents to acquire appropriate funding
  • Develop annual business plans
  • Establish the highest level of communication with the Country Manager, Brand Vice President and Headquarters
  • Prepare and submit the brand's management reports
  • Prepare and submit the Sales/Marketing and Communication plans for the UK. Adopt the brand's marketing concept for the UK, assisted by the Country Manager, in line with the brand's worldwide concept
  • Manage relationships with retailers
  • Provide recommendations and consult with the Brand HQ regarding overall product, communication and distribution strategies (in close collaboration with the Country Manager)
  • Responsible for the execution and delivery of payment terms/accounts receivable in line with the bran policy for the UK
  • Suggest and execute the distribution policy for the country in line with Brand HQ overall distribution policy
  • Pricing of products according to the international pricing policy of the brand
  • Responsible for the purchase from Switzerland and the control of inventory levels (qualitative/quantitative)
  • Supervise the correct usage of display materials by customers
  • Supervise and manage the merchandising of customers in line with the marketing policy of Brand
  • Assemble and execute the marketing budget whilst, monitoring, updating and reporting marketing costs through the correct financial reporting structures
  • Negotiate advertising/promotional activity where appropriate
  • Work closely with HQ Marketing and PR and put together engaging initiatives for accounts to drive sales
  • Make all necessary arrangements for any new product launch, price lists, special POS requirements
  • Make all necessary arrangements for any new product launch, price lists, special POS requirements.

Person Specification:

  • Proven and demonstrable wholesale management experience, ideally within prestige watches and jewellery
  • Innovative individual with strong sales and marketing experience
  • Economic awareness with a strong business acumen
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Knowledge in marketing
  • Flexible approach to work and willing on occasion to stay away from home
  • Desire, ability and willingness to take on new and additional responsibility if the role develops beyond its existing parameters.