Sales Director, US Market
US Market Coverage
Newly Created Role
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 US market by recruiting a seasoned sales candidate to help expand the company.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will be tasked to help further develop the textile and apparel OEM business in US from scratch. You are expected to work independently to drive sales by bringing in new local contacts in the US - with both well-established and up-and-coming fashion brands with a focus on mainly mass markets. You will act as the company's trusted advisor on the strategies to build brand awareness and pitch innovative OEM solutions. You are expected to travel frequently to the US and China to act as an effective bridge to ensure smooth communication amongst clients, manufacturing operations and company headquarters, and eventually help set up their subsidiary in the US.
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. Native English language 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 position will offer competitive salary package, great work flexibility as well as rich back-end support on resources.