Business Development Manager – Europe (Premium Leather Supplier)

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Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Business Development Manager – Europe (Premium Leather Supplier)
Location: Paris, France
(TELECOMMUTE)
Alternate Location: Ideally in Paris or Milan, Italy
Industry: Luxury Leather Supplier
Market: Europe, mostly France and Italy
Channel: B to B
Traveling: Traveling warrior!
Languages: English and ideally French or Italian
Salary Range (USD): Base and commissions, depending on expeirence.
Job ID: JO-2007-804

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Job Description

Our client

Our client is a premium / luxury leather supplier selling to leather goods manufacturers, mostly in France in Italy.

Objective

  • Develop new account in France and Italy

Requirements

  • Business Development / Sales background with a minimum of 3 – 5 years in the luxury leather, if not more
  • A “book” of luxury contacts specifically brands under the umbrella of Kering, LVMH, Richemont
  • Experience in closing sales, bringing in reputable business and also covering manufacturing, procurement, supply chain
  • Another European language (ideally two like French and Italian)
  • Self motivated – with the ability to make all appointments and control own diary
  • Passion for the product
  • ‘Charm’ and the ability to build relationships through face to face appointments, rather than just make sales calls
  • Respect and understanding of other cultures