Careers: Sales Director Asia Pac

Department

Sales

Job title

Sales Director Asia Pac

Location

Hong Kong

 

Job description

Polaroid Originals is a new brand from Polaroid dedicated to analog instant photography in the original, iconic format. It’s the next step in a journey started by The Impossible Project, who kept the format alive since 2008, and we have big plans for 2019 and beyond! We’re a spirited, quickly growing international group that’s passionate about instant photography, reframing the way people create, connect, and share memories. Come join us!

 

Technical requirements

  • Driving the Asia Pac sales strategy across all WS channels (Consumer Electronics, lifestyle and fashion stores, camera’s specialist, Amazon, T-Mall and on line players) in the Asia Pacific region
  • Implementing a sales plan, achieving key performance indicators, including turnover, margin, SR&A
  • Setting up the long term sales strategy for the Asia Pacific area
  • Managing distributors and key accounts across different countries and taking the right decision to have the best set up and business model for the next years. Building a team of unit
  • Contributing to the global sales strategy
  • Ensuring operational efficiency in working closely with demand planner and supply chain in providing accurate monthly forecast and tracking forecast performance vs actuals
  • Working with the marketing department to plan in store marketing activations and drive sell out
  • Providing any relevant inputs to the product department to improve our product roadmap for the next years
  • Identifying new opportunities of business in Asia Pac

 

The ideal candidate

  • Proven experience of at least 10 years in the consumer electronic environment and/or fashion lifestyle as an European sales director / Head of sales. An experience in both CE and fashion would be a great added value
  • A strong leader who has a clear vision and is capable to drive distributors and key accounts across different regions and countries
  • Experiences in driving a hybrid business model is required (distributors, on line, direct accounts)
  • Experience in dealing with key accounts is required
  • Experience in implanting a trade marketing strategy would be an added value.
  • Asia Pac’s distribution expert
  • Being good at interacting with people is a must have such as strong teamwork skills.
  • Fluent in English is mandatory for this role.

 

What to expect

This is a fulltime job, based in Hong Kong with 50% travel.

 

Contact

If you’d like to be considered for the role, please email your CV, GitHub, and/or any other relevant information to support your application to James Yao, Head Asia (j.yao@polaroidoriginals.com) and Olivier Lemoine, Head of Global Sales (o.lemoine@polaroidoriginals.com).