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Regional Sales Director (South)

Date:  Dec 5, 2019
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US, 75204

Requisition ID: 125405 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Regional Sales Director leads and directs a team of District Sales Managers and Sales Consultants within a defined geography. Participates in, provides feedback on and develops recommendations that support the growth of the team, customers and market and ensures the advancement of Luxottica’s core business objectives in the Independent COT.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops weekly, monthly and annual forecasts of overall business, new product launches, etc.
  • Develops and identifies key market opportunities to further business objectives and perception of Luxottica within the region and in key markets.
  • Forges strong relationships with top regional customers and supports strategic relationships with these accounts, while helping to develop plans to move the business forward.
  • Identifies and develops regional plans to support key brand objectives such as image, productivity, RX growth. etc.
  • Fosters strong communication of plans and initiatives within the region (helping to organize meetings, conference calls, field visits. etc.) to build a strong sense of unity and teamwork.
  • Acts as primary regional liaison with key influencers from Buying Groups and Doctor Alliances.
  • Helps mentor and coach DSMs within the region on critical business goals and key elements of their professional development.
  • Provides, as needed, coverage and support of uncovered districts.
  • Participates in all management meetings, conventions and on critical task forces to further key group objectives.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree
  • 10+ years’ experience within a direct selling environment
  • 3+ years’ experience and success in managing a sales team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working within wholesale channel of trade with many small independent customers
  • Optical industry experience

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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