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Manager Franchise Development

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 109111 
Store #110666 Pearle - Franchise 
Position:Full-Time

 

Don't take the care of your eyes for granted, trust them to the people who have been caring for eyes since 1961 – Pearle Vision. At every neighborhood Pearle Vision, we believe that from the exam room to the retail floor you deserve genuine EyeCare.


Pearle Vision is also part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica. We're experts who know every appointment begins and ends with trust. And every pair of glasses acts as a symbol of our commitment to you, your family, and to our community.

Consider working for a Pearle Vision right in your community. We look for employees who are creative, energetic, wide-eyed & people focused looking for exciting opportunities in eye care or retail.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

This role supports the growth of Pearle Vision locations by accurately analyzing competitive data as well as being a relationship owner with franchise broker networks. Further, this role creates reporting and compiles information to assist in decision making by the sales team supporting Pearle Vision Licensing and Development. Will create and foster positive relationships both internally and externally to drive the number of deals closed. This role will assist with project management and initiatives.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary liaison and relationship owner with franchise broker networks
  • Completion of competitive analysis with other potential optical retail opportunities
  • Analyze the value proposition and compare with competitors.
  • Effectively represents the brand value proposition as a franchise opportunity to brokers and prospective owners.
  • Develops relationships with brokers via in-market initiatives to grow sales.
  • Executes quote requests, follows up and facilitates sales process to exceed broker expectations.
  • Collaborates with sales team to develop sales strategy and deliver quotes.
  • Leverages internal partners and departments to facilitate sales process
  • Educate broker constituents through multiple types of communication channels, including in person.
  • Executes post-quote activity to refine and achieve broker satisfaction and ultimate acceptance of the proposal.
  • Takes accountability for accuracy and completeness of all pipeline reporting to Development & Licensing team along with other internal business partners.
  • Partners with brand communication lead to help the facilitation of communication plans, content development and delivery to prospective Pearle Vision Licensed Owners.
  • Provides prospective License Owner support and assistance addressing questions, issues and crisis resolution.
  • Primary liaison between our Development & Licensing teams, potential Pearle Vision Licensed Owners, and internal shared service organizations.
  • Creates and follows timelines for special projects. Documents meeting notes, next steps and provides status updates.
  • Supports other strategic initiatives and projects of the Development & Licensing team as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in retail industry environment
  • 1+ years of project management experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Sales experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Goal driven high performer with demonstrated success
  • Self starter with high level of initiative
  • Sense of urgency responding to customers/brokers
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize handling of issues
  • Organized and proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Brokerage industry

 

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 contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, 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.

 

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