• Team Wear Sales Account Executive - Hong Kong

    Location HK-Hong Kong (Asia Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3149
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Sales and Business Development
    Brand
    Pentland Asia
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

     

     

     

    Job Purpose:

     

    The Team Wear Sales Account Executive - Hong Kong is responsible for providing high-quality services to current teamwear clients and to and grow the teamwear business in the Hong Kong market.

     

    Needs to Do:

     

    • Drive the growth channels in Sport Club and Education teamwear programs.
    • Provide commercial focus to assist in decision-making and product range-building for the Sports Club and Education teamwear channels.
    • Assist in leveraging sales and historical data analysis to inform decision-making
    • Assist in driving all aspects of Asian Teamwear launches.
    • Collaborate with other areas of the Teamwear business to play an active part in brand building initiatives such as sales activities, trade shows etc.
    • Report basic performance data and provide forecasts accurately in a timely manner and using the appropriate systems and tools
    • Use professional networks and appropriate social media to build our brand in the marketplace and support specific brand initiatives.
    • Proactively share relevant market/consumer/customer insight with those in our brand, in Pentland or with customers / partners.

     

     

     

     What you need to have

     

    • Sales experience in branded consumer goods commercial role preferable
    • Ability to write and speak English, Cantonese & Mandarin.
    • PC literacy; particularly on Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
    • Strong planning & organisational skills, with an eye for detail.

     What we need to see in you

     

    • A solid negotiator – formal negotiation training desired.
    • An excellent communicator with strong written & verbal communication skills.
    • An exceptional team worker & relationship builder, with both customers and colleagues alike.
    • Able to quickly and easily integrate and influence cross-functionally at all levels within the business.
    • Customer and customer service oriented.
    • Persuasive & influential
    • Detail-oriented.
    • Determined and self-motivated with a passion for goal delivery

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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