Job ref no.: CT3115413-01#9372

Team Wear Sales Account Executive - Asia

Asco General Supplies (Far East) Ltd

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
  • K + 1 more

Our Purpose: Building a family of brands for the world to love generation after generation.

 

We are a global business

Pentland Asia is the Asia-based subsidiary of Pentland Group managing our brands in terms of business development and sourcing. Our head office is in Hong Kong, with offices in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, India, and Japan.

Pentland Group is a privately owned third-generation family business, and the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands. We own Berghaus, Canterbury, Speedo, Boxfresh, Brasher, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in Butterfly Twists and Hunter Boot. With sales coverage across 200 countries, our brands are loved by people over the world.

The Group is also the majority owner of JD Sports Fashion plc, which operates over 800 sports, fashion and outdoor stores across Europe.

We are family

We are a global and diverse family, having more than 19,000 employees worldwide. Our state-of-the-art global headquarters is based in North London (UK), and in the UK alone, we have people of 17 different nationalities, speaking 23 languages. Our global teams are united in a mutual respect and a desire to move the business forever forward.

A great place to work

In 2014, the Great Place to Work? Institute named us one of the top 10 Best Workplaces in the UK and one of the top 20 Best Workplaces in Europe. We were placed higher than any other retailer, brand owner or marketing company and were the only sports, outdoor or fashion brand-owner to make the 2014 UK list. In our global employee survey, over 80% of our employees said Pentland is a great place to work.

Specialities

Brand Management, Fashion, Apparel, Footwear, Business Development, Licensing, Retail, Supply Chain, IT, Finance, HR, Creative, Marketing, Communications, Outdoor

Awards

We have won a number of prestigious international awards in recognition of excellence, best practice, innovation and outstanding business achievements, so whether you’re a customer, partner or a potential employee, you can be sure that you’re in safe hands:

- The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for year 2013

- Top 10 Best Workplaces in the UK

- Top 20 Best Workplaces in Europe

- Top European Family Business of the Year 2014

- Ted Baker was awarded 'Best UK Men's Footwear Brand of the Year' in 2014

- Kickers was awarded 'Best Young Fashion Brand of the Year' in 2014

- 'Overall Winners' of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) People Management Awards 2014

- 'Best Employee Engagement Initiative' of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) People Management Awards 2014

 

Company Website -

http://www.pentland.com/

LinkedIn (ID: "Pentland Brands") -

http://www.linkedin.com/company/pentland-brands

Facebook -

https://www.facebook.com/PentlandBrands

Twitter -

http://www.twitter.com/pentlandbrands

Weibo -

http://www.weibo.com/pentland

WeChat -

ID: "PentlandAsia"

 

Location: Hong Kong

Job Purpose:

The Team Wear Sales Account Executive - Hong Kong is responsible for providing high-quality services to current teamwear clients and to grow the teamwear business in the Hong Kong market.

 

Needs to Do: 

  • Drive the growth channels in Sport Club and Education teamwear programs.
  • Provide commercial focus to assist in decision-making and product range-building for the Sports Club and Education teamwear channels.
  • Assist in leveraging sales and historical data analysis to inform decision-making
  • Assist in driving all aspects of Asian Teamwear launches.
  • Collaborate with other areas of the Teamwear business to play an active part in brand building initiatives such as sales activities, trade shows etc.
  • Report basic performance data and provide forecasts accurately in a timely manner and using the appropriate systems and tools
  • Use professional networks and appropriate social media to build our brand in the marketplace and support specific brand initiatives.
  • Proactively share relevant market/consumer/customer insight with those in our brand, in Pentland or with customers / partners

 

Needs to have 

  • Sales experience in branded consumer goods commercial role preferable
  • Ability to write and speak English, Cantonese & Mandarin.
  • PC literacy; particularly on Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong planning & organisational skills, with an eye for detail.

Needs to be 

  • A solid negotiator – formal negotiation training desired.
  • An excellent communicator with strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • An exceptional team worker & relationship builder, with both customers and colleagues alike.
  • Able to quickly and easily integrate and influence cross-functionally at all levels within the business.
  • Customer and customer service orientated.
  • Persuasive & influential
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Determined and self-motivated with a passion for goal delivery.

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