Sales Director

Job Title: Sales Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 15000000 - 18000000
Reference: 9965
Contact Name: Carol Turado
Job Published: March 20, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the sales team of a leading European consumer electronics company. You will be reporting to the Country Manager, and managing a team of over 20 motivated salespeople in Tokyo. This position also provides a generous compensation package and progressive working environment.

This role is responsible for:
  • Planning, developing and executing overall sales strategy (including retail / wholesale / shop-in-shop / online channels)
  • Building and developing relationships with existing accounts as well as new business opportunities
  • Managing a multifunctional team including field sales, account managers, trade marketing. Setting targets, mentoring and training subordinates to optimise business performance
  • Collaborating with global and regional teams to enhance company business performance
  • Negotiating with key retailer HQ to build exposure and maximise sales.
  • Hiring and training new sales staff and providing leadership to younger subordinates
  • Reporting to Country Manager regarding company performance and proposing strategies for future growth
Necessary skills:
  • Native-level Japanese / at least business-level English
  • Bachelors degree
  • 8+ years sales experience (experience with consumer goods company strongly preferred)
  • 3+ years people management experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • Self-starter with a positive mindset
  • Logical