International Business Developer
"I grew to admire the brilliance of scent and how it can transport you to another place and time.With this in mind, I have created a line of luxurious and sophisticated fragrances.Gathering wisdom from people who have devoted their lives to this particular kind of beauty, rare components were collected from exotic locales from across the globe.At House of SILLAGE, we have poured our hearts in the art of fragrance to achieve a perfect synthesis of artistry, craft, transition, and innovation.In both scent and presentation, our creations offer timeless elegance designed for the most discerning clientele."
Nicole Mather, Founder & CEO
House of SILLAGE has an opening for an experienced International Business Developer.
The ideal candidate has worked for a luxury brand previously and has built the brand internationally. This candidate must have previously worked with distributors in EMEA and has extensive experience with sales, due diligence, contract negotiations, and product launches. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our team and make a difference in our dynamic, rapidly growing organization.
The International Business Developer role:
This position is a vital component to our international expansion. There is considerable potential to grow our current market share worldwide with both new and existing customer accounts. This growth will come both from geographical expansion and from developing our sales networks in existing markets. The role will be responsible for maximizing our sales revenue through a network of international sales agents as well as developing direct customer accounts with existing and new customers. The position will involve a high degree of international travel. The role is suited to a confident, and organized, sales professional, who has worked in a similar role.
International Business Developer Responsabilities:
-Develop business plan and strategy for multiple product line markets that ensures attainment of company international sales goals and profitability.
-Prepare action plans by region for effective search for international sales leads and prospects.
-Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate international markets.
-Provide timely feedback to senior management regarding international sales performance.
-Provides timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect applications submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margins.
-Maintains accurate records of all international pricing, sales and activity reports.
-Creates and conducts proposal presentations to dealers, customers, internal staff.
-Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
-Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
-Insures that all international sales conduct meets or exceeds all activity standards for prospecting calls, appointments, presentations, proposals and closes.
-Maintains contact with all customers in the international market area to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
-Demonstrates the ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
-Designs and recommends international sales and marketing programs.
-Sets short and long term international sales strategies.
-Must be aware of international variances in cultural and legal issues pertaining to sales.
-Should be familiar with international business concepts, practices, procedures.
-Must work to develop and maintain international business contacts.
-Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
-A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
-Develop key relationships with international customers
-Build a solid direct and dealer international sales pipeline and develop opportunities.
-Achieve pre-defined international sales targets
-Work closely with the Project, Design, Marketing and
-Production teams to ensure customer requirements are met on a timely basis
-Lead and Coordinate all international shipping, distribution and delivery with Supply Chain personal.
-Coordinate all international sales efforts with retailers, distributors and agents.
-Manages and directs all sales activities to achieve global sales and profit goals.
International Business Developer Requirements:
-MUST HAVE Luxury consumer products / brand / beauty / fragrance / cosmetics experience.
-MUST HAVE 5 + years of International Sales experience opening New Accounts with International Customers.
-MUST HAVE traveled internationally for business in previous roles
-Bachelor’s degree or higher education / equivalent work experience is preferred.
-Fluency in other languages - highly preferred.
-High level of confidence with technology.
-Ability to travel 50-85% of the time
-Must be able to fly international with no restrictions