Professional Channel Account Manager (French-Business Level)

Vancouver, Canada



Position Overview:

FOREO is an innovative Swedish brand that is taking the beauty industry by storm. Selling in over 70 countries worldwide already, FOREO is experiencing exceptional growth in the realm of premium beauty solutions and has become a major contender in the industry. FOREO is present in more than 10,000 stores and selling one FOREO every 3 seconds in 2017, our design teams have won more than 100 international awards for innovation.

FOREO is seeking proactive and hands-on new team member to join our award-winning North America team as a Professional Channel Account Manager. This role will be responsible for distribution strategy, coordinating marketing efforts, product launches and sales promotions with our professional accounts in North America. You will be reporting directly to the National Account Manager Canada Team Lead to plan and execute market level initiatives within the national plan. This is a key position within the organization with challenging but promising development opportunities.

Essential Job Functions:

• Responsible for driving sales in North America, building relationships, identifying and prospecting new account opportunity in the professional channel

• Continuous educational support through trainings and drive sales to support the brand portfolio and growth of product categories along with new initiative product launches

• Definition and evaluation of distribution and retail strategy of all professional accounts within your territory to support commercial development in North America

• Plan and execute product launches and marketing efforts between professional accounts to ensure compliance with brand guidelines and professional channel national marketing strategies

• Establish routine meetings to enhance understanding of the needs and development of professional accounts, champion the brand’s positioning and vision

• Briefing and coordination of creative content creation for campaigns and promotional activities with the Head of Business Development - Professional Channel

• Plan, execute and support national events and trade shows 3-5 times a year

• Other duties as assigned

• Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of the job

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, sales or business administration

• 3-5 years of sales and education experience in business development in the luxury beauty (or related) industry

• Existing relationships and experience managing professional accounts and boutique retailers in North America

• Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated and goal oriented

• Excellent administrative and organizational skills

Requirements:

• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

• Advance proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications

• Strong communications skills with the ability to clearly communicate in both English and French, both verbally and in writing

• Ability to travel up to 50% of the time


Work Environment & Physical Demands:

Individual must possess the knowledge and following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

• Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time

• Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents

• Sufficient vision acuity to read information appearing on computer display screen, in hand-written forms, and printed on papers

• Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone

• Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds (on occasion lifting up to 50 pounds may be required)

You can also learn more about our exciting organization at www.foreo.com. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be considered under the terms and conditions of confidentiality in accordance with the regulations of personal data protection.

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Classification Status: Full-time, Exempt




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