Area Manager West Switzerland

Location: Switzerland

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Requisition Number: 525

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Starting August/ September 2021, we are currently looking for an:

Area Manager West Switzerland

(m/f/d)

 

THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION ARE:

  • Establish, develop and maintain sustainable business and customer relationships across all distribution channels
  • Primary day to day sales contact for dealers, responsible for driving successful sell-in, sell-thru and in-season service for all categories
  • Plan & organize local consumer activations with e.g. On-snow demos/ community events, with the target to leverage Burton’s direct business (stores & ecommerce) and grow with premium wholesale partners
  • Identifying and capitalize on sales opportunities
  • Result tracking, local market analysis, regular reporting and information flow
  • Conduct product showings, order meetings, clinics and promotional activities with a focus on digital communication and support tools
  • Engage with, educate and motivate dealer sales staff on all categories through product demos, showings, clinics, regular visits, and regional events
  • Represent the company and brands in a professional manner and with positive attitude towards the accounts, to consumers, and to media where required
  • Work with Burton internal marketing team to implement best in class standards for retail merchandising, digital marketing support and event execution

 

ESSENTIALS FOR THIS ROLE ARE:

  • 5 years of wholesale, brand and marketing experience
  • “Digital first” mind- and skill set 
  • Strong understanding of changing market environment and business challenges 
  • Proven track of successful execution of sales strategies and programs with well-known brands
  • Fluency in French, German and English
  • Based and well connected in the french-speaking part of Switzerland

 

OUR OFFERING:

  • A strategic position at the global market leader in the snowboard & snowboard lifestyle industry
  • Very good team spirit, flat hierarchies, shared outdoor activities
  • Working as part of a multinational team, located in the heart of the Alps
  • Competitive, rewarding compensation package, depending on your qualifications and experience

 

 

We are looking forward to receiving your CV and cover letter in English online!

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