The Estee Lauder Companies Travel Retail EMEA Crème de la Mer , Aveda, Kilian & Le Labo - Regional Brand Director in London, United Kingdom

Travel Retail EMEA Crème de la Mer , Aveda, Kilian & Le Labo - Regional Brand Director

London ,GBR


Due to internal progression our Travel Retail division has an exciting and challenging opportunity to appoint a Regional Brand Director to manage their La Mer, Aveda, Kilian and Le Labo Travel Retail business in landed, aquatic and in-flight channels of distribution across Europe, Middle East and Africa


The role is responsible for the strategic projection and achievement of sales and profit objectives for the brands across the EMEA Region whilst upholding the philosophy, culture, image and exclusivity of the respective Brands.

This includes the management, motivation and development of a high calibre management team (Sales, Marketing, Education) to ensure successful achievement of business objectives and the total smooth running of the Brands’ operations. It includes ensuring maximum visual impact through support from the Store Design and Visual Merchandising department and working closely with the Financial Business Manager to ensure maximum productivity and sales growth. The management, motivation and direction of the Sales Management team (Sales Managers and Account Co-ordinators) based throughout EMEA are key to the success of this role.


Ideal candidates will have a strong academic education (related degree/professional qualification), proven strategic business acumen within prestige retail, be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and negotiation skills, and be able to share area sales and relationship management successes. Travel Retail management expertise, languages and/or International business experiences are an added advantage.

The role is based in the Travel Retail EMEA offices in London W1, with approximately 40% of the time spent working throughout the Region. The position reports to the VP/General Manager of Travel Retail EMEA.