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District Manager/ National Fit Specialist

New York, New York

Post Date: 09/22/2017 Job ID: 86361 Job Category: District/Regional Manager, Retail

Title: National Fit Specialist & Manager of Retail Services 

Company Description: Luxury Intimate Apparel Manufacturer  

Location: New York, NY 

Overview: Manage and oversee National Fit Specialist program that will increase brand awareness and drive additional retail sales.  

Responsibilities:
 

  • Recruit, hire, and train Regional Manager Team  
  • Implement and enforce onboarding process to train new regional Managers  
  • Set and hold accountability structure for Regional Managers  
  • Ongoing Coaching and mentoring of Regional Managers    
  • Review and trouble shoot any issues with the Managers  
  • Oversee Regional Managers recruiting and hiring of Fit Specialists  
  • Schedule and maintain National presence in our market by scheduling and executing frequent store visits  
  • Visit each regional annually and spend quality time in our retail stores  
  • Enforce and Manage Regional Managers store visits and travel as needed  
  • Establish relationships with key retail partners in stores  
  • ensure Regional Managers send timely and clear communication  
  • Create and distribute monthly recaps of Competitor product and market reaction to new product  
  • Determine territory head counts and hours based on business and budget  
  • Establish clear and detailed sales goals for each Team Member  
  • partner with Finance on Bonus structure and manage payouts  
  • Review T&E submits from regional Managers  
  • Must be well versed on all aspects of product feature and benefits and the design intent for all brands  
  • Coach and develop Regional Managers on fit, so they can train their teams  
  • Train Customer Service  on all product and fit tips  
  •  Partner with CS Manager to train and keep the CS team up to date on product knowledge and fit each season and with  new employees.  
  • Create and upkeep Fit manuals and fit accreditation  
  • Partner with marketing to review Fit Specialist Features and Benefits to ensure information is clear   before passing to team.  
  • Plan and execute Seasonal FS training  meetings  
  • Partner with Sales and merchandising to review   and determine global intent prior each FS meeting.  
  • Partner with Managers on all aspects of planning and execution of the FS meetings.  
  • Attend Special retail and brand events as needed, 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Sales Management experience, ideally in luxury or prestige beuaty industry working with higher end department and specialty stores 
  • Ability to travel 10-15%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior experience managing direct reports 

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