Sales & Marketing Director
Renowned European MNC
Start Up Function
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established European MNC with a great reputation in construction of machine in the textile and apparel industry, being renowned for its technological competence and innovation. As an initiative to continue to grow their Asia Pacific (APAC) remit, a need has arisen to recruit a Head of Sales to spearhead the growth of the APAC region.
Reporting directly to the Executive Board and CSO, this individual will act as the key focal point to serve and interact with clients in the textile and apparel space in the APAC region - with key focus in the China and South East Asia region. You will be instrumental in driving sales, key account management, managing/dealing with partners and agencies as well as deal negotiations. In addition, you will also be responsible for marketing, product management, planning and analysis as well as customer support. You will start off autonomously with the prospect of building a team from the ground up when the business further grows.
The Successful Applicant
To qualify, you will have solid sales & marketing experience ideally in the textile/apparel sector with a strong track record in B2B sales. Given the nature of the industry, prior knowledge of the fashion industry and trends would be an advantage. Good knowledge/network with apparel brands and OEMs at Asia Pacific level (particularly China) will be advantageous. Excellent command of English is a must while knowledge with an additional European language would be an advantage. You should be a self-driven individual who is comfortable with being hands-on but at the same time has the helicopter view on further penetrating into targeted markets. Flexibility to travel is required on a need basis.
What's on Offer
This is a great opportunity to work in the European MNC with great heritage and solid reputation in the market. Competitive package will be offered to the right individual while this role offers vast regional exposure and growing opportunities.