VF Corporation Sales Representative Timberland Switzerland in Switzerland

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

The holder of this position will manage sales in a Switzerland region in defined accounts.He/she is responsible for the growth within the leading accounts as well as acquisition of new customers within the region based on the brand’s channel strategy.Furthermore, the job holder is responsible for performing according to given objectives following Timberland Brand strategy.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Responsibility for sales of footwear, apparel and accessories within a defined region and defined accounts• Seasonal budget planning (Sales FCST) per account and gender for sales region based on KPIs and brand’s overall growth plan• Develop and execute sustainable account plans for Top 5 accounts in the region• Achieving the set net revenue budget for turnover including pre-order, re-order and excess stock• Manage in-season business through analysis of all business related KPIs (sell.thru, margins, reach, end of season projection) of top accounts• Close communication with all internal departments (customer service, credit etc.) on a frequent basis to ensure maximum customer satisfaction• Active acquisition of new customers respecting the brand’s product and distribution strategy• Provide micro market analysis and KPI reports to sales management upon request• Ensure that brand’s positioning and product benefits are properly communicated to sales staff of Top Accounts through staff trainings, POS marketing support etc.• Compliance with VF guidelines including VF codex• Management of reports (weekly schedule, weekly reports, pre-order schedule)• Maintenance and processing of relevant work equipment and documents• Maintenance of showroom according to VF guidelines• Concept & product line presentation according to prevailing standards• Attendance at national and regional sales meetings• Attendance at fashion fairs upon request• Other tasks upon assignment from supervisor or tasks that may arise from staff shortage

QUALIFICATIONS

• Education: high school degree• Experience: 3-5 years in Sales / Wholesale or Retail• Language skills: German (mother tongue), Fluent in English, French and Italian are a plus• Analytical Skills: sound knowledge of the retail landscape in Switzerland• Other Skills: hands-on mentality; problem solving attitude; strong ability to advertise and sell concepts; positive and confident attitude; good organizational and interpersonal skills

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.