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Sales Director (French Market)
Focus on France Market
High Growth Potential
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established manufacturer of various fashion and textile products. As a subsidiary of a renowned conglomerate in China, they have positioned themselves to further invest and expand into the European market by recruiting preferably a seasoned French speaking sales candidate to help expand the company.
Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be tasked to help further grow the textile and apparel OEM business with specific focus on the European market. You are expected to work independently at the beginning to drive further sales by building relationship and network with both well-established and up-and-coming fashion brands with the objective to build brand awareness and pitch innovative OEM solutions. Based in Hong Kong, you are expected to travel frequently to both Europe and China to act as an effective bridge to ensure smooth communication among clients, manufacturing operations and company headquarters, and eventually build the sales team across various regions.
The Successful Applicant
To qualify, you should have at least 15 years solid sales experience in either importer or retail brands in the fashion industry, with an established network with end-buyers. Solid understanding about fashion, textile or merchandising is required. Fluency in English and a secondary European language (ideally French) is required. Prior working experience in Asia is a big plus while you should be able to demonstrate excellent presentation skills and strong work ethic. Great cultural sensitivity is critical and you should be an individual comfortable working individually in an autonomous environment with flexibility on travelling on a need basis.
What's on Offer
This is a rare opportunity that offers high degree of autonomy to the right candidate. You will be able to travel extensively to Europe (mainly France) with potential to further build the team from scratch. The role is based in Hong Kong with competitive packages and substantial resources/support available.