At Joseph Joseph we love solving everyday problems through intelligent design to create distinctive, functional products that are a pleasure to own and use. We are one of the world’s leading houseware brands with a global presence spanning over 100 countries, available in most major department stores and independent houseware stores worldwide as well as our rapidly growing ecommerce channel.
We are looking for an International Business Executive to join the Export Team. You will be responsible for all sales, trade marketing and daily operations in the Export regions. You will be hands on, a self-starter and a motivator for distributors and Key Accounts. Reporting to the Head of Export, the ideal candidate must demonstrate they are results driven and enjoy working for a dynamic, fast-pace company. There will be potential opportunities to expand their responsibilities in the coming years, when the market expands and future resource is required to support growth.
What you will be doing:
Grow the International business through new product introduction, category growth and distribution expansion.
Work alongside our distribution partners to drive sales within the various market places.
Drive a creative and entrepreneurial agenda, prioritising new opportunities, whilst maintaining established relationships.
Establish strong relationships with internal stakeholders (Wider Sales Team, Customer Service, Sales Planning & Promotion, Demand and Supply teams) and contribute to develop and improve current processes.
Manage and develop the main day to day functions of the International business. Sales, Trade Marketing and promotions.
Develop the strategic plan for the business and execute effectively, always looking to exceed budget.
Be able to feed market and product information back to the design teams to shape future product development.
Successfully manage new product introductions and category expansion.
Train and motivate retailers as well as improve product understanding within our distribution partner
What we need from you:
A clear history of successful business development.
Proven experience of working within a consumer/branded business.
Ability to build and manage forecasts and budgets.
Experience working with Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
Other European languages would be a benefit
Experience of dealing with distribution partners and channel management (Grocery, Mass, Specialists and Pure Play)
Knowledge of accounts who deal in the housewares market.
Team player, contributes to the team’s dynamic
Well organised, hard-working and highly motivated.
Analytical and numerically strong.
What you will get from us:
Competitive salary and holiday allowance
Company performance related bonus
A pension contribution
An exclusive staff discount
24/7 healthcare appointment support
Holiday trading (buy/sell)
Holiday carry over scheme
Extra holiday days for long service.
Monthly team recognition
Flexible working scheme: Hybrid - 3 days in the office and 2 days’ work from home
Flexible Start & Finish times
External private employee wellbeing support with Health Assured