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Sports Sales Representative VIC/TAS

Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Brand:  EssilorLuxottica
Location: 

North Sydney, AU, 2060

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. Formed in 2018 by the combination of Essilor and Luxottica, our Company combines two centuries of innovation and human endeavour to elevate vision care and the consumer experience around it. We are home to the most loved and widely-recognized vision care and eyewear brands in the world. Our proprietary eyewear brands include Ray-Ban, Oakley, Costa, Vogue Eyewear, Persol and Oliver Peoples, complemented by over 20 prestigious licensed brands. Our advanced lens technologies include Varilux, Crizal, Eyezen, Stellest and Transitions. We offer superior shopping and patient experiences with a network of 18,000 stores including world-class retail brands like Sunglass Hut, LensCrafters, Salmoiraghi & Viganò and GrandVision.

Every day, EssilorLuxottica’s 180,000 employees in 150 countries work towards a common mission to help people see more and be more. In 2021, the Company’s milestones included a collaboration with Meta to launch Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses; the acquisition of GrandVision bringing 39,000 new employees into our family; expansion of our International Employee Shareholding community, and the launch of Eyes on the Planet, our strategic approach to sustainability.

In Australia and New Zealand, we operate the iconic retail and eye care brands: Sunglass Hut, OPSM, Ray-ban and Laubman & Pank.

 

 

Your Opportunity

As our Sports Sales Representative for Victoria & Tasmania, you will be drawing on your passion for sports by managing accounts with a multi-sport focus to ensure the Oakley Brand is best represented in the retail marketplace.

Working with customers like Rebel Sport, BCF, Drummond Golf, Surf Dive ‘n Ski, Rip Curl & many more. 

You will lead and drive the Oakley Business within your territory and report results to the National Sales Manager.

You will be on the road, visiting your accounts face to face to develop strong relationships in your territory.

 

Requirements for Success

  • Developing and maintaining key retail relationships to ensure effective communication of the apparel, footwear, accessories, and sunglass range
  • Developing and maintaining sales targets, sales strategies, and ongoing growth of the Oakley brand to deliver the agreed financial performance
  • Sourcing, opening, and closing accounts to develop our business through all suitable avenues
  • Ensuring retail marketing and image of the Oakley brand is maintained within all accounts
  • Ensuring goals, service requirements and commitment are maintained by each account
  • Conducting product training across all the Oakley collections each season with your account base
  • Working in conjunction with our internal business units, you will develop and execute an annual plan which ensures an efficient ROI for your portfolio.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Experience managing accounts in the action sports industry
  • Proven record of success in achieving sales targets in a wholesale or retail environment
  • Visual Merchandising experience in the retail industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and influencing ability
  • Strong negotiating and relationship building capabilities.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • A Current driver licence and car

 

Working at Luxottica

A career with Luxottica will offer you rewarding experiences and the opportunity to develop your skills every day. Working for Luxottica, you will enjoy:

  • A generous yearly product allowance for you to spend across our portfolio of brands
  • Global volunteering opportunities through our OneSight Foundation
  • Wide range of career opportunities across the Luxottica family
  • Car allowance
  • A competitive salary packages & strong commission structure
  • Flexibility to work from home on days

 

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click apply and send your cover letter and resume today.

 

 

Essilor Luxottica has announced it will be requiring Australian and New Zealand team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to medical and religious exemptions).
 

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We are a highly diverse group of over 80,000 individuals in 150 countries, we are united as one enthusiastic community of dedicated, fun and passionate people. We have always been committed to making the best glasses possible to enable people to enjoy the beauty of life in all its forms. 

A unique brand portfolio that includes proprietary brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples and prestigious licensed brands such as Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bulgari, Chanel, Valentino and Versace is among Luxottica's core strengths.

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.


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