Regional Sales Manager, Private Client

Farfetch

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 01/25/2021
  • Website: farfetch.com
  • Company Address: 16800 Edwards Rd, Cerritos, CA , 90703

About Farfetch

farfetch.com is an online marketplace for independent fashion boutiques globally. We handpick our boutique partners for their forward-thinking taste and unique viewpoint on fashion. You can shop from any boutique within our network and have your order delivered to your door direct from the boutique itself.

Job Description

FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
 
 
We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.
 
 
PRIVATE CLIENT
 
 
We're dedicated to delivering the ultimate luxury shopping experience to our most loyal clients around the globe. Our powerhouse team made up of Personal Stylists, Marketing, Client Development, Customer Service and Operations are committed to ensuring our clients receive an unrivalled premium service – available only on FARFETCH.
 
 
NEW YORK
 
 
Our New York office is located in Midtown near the iconic Bryant Park and the historic Grand Central Terminal, New York's best connected office neighbourhood. The beautifully designed office has 360 views and tall windows to bring the outside in. We have a communal kitchen that brings the team together for Family Lunch and Happy Hours. The office is open plan with plenty of rooms and booths to take a private call, have time to relax and work in private or have a large collaborative meeting.
 
 
THE ROLE
 
 
You will enhance the Farfetch customer experience for our most valuable clients through leadership of the North America Private Client department. The focus will be placed on growing the country's top clientele, engaging new clients and increasing brand desirability. Responsibilities include managing team members to achieve and exceed goals. We're looking for someone who enjoys being a people manager with past exposure to the world of luxury personal shopping or VIP sales. You have considerable team management experience (minimum 5 years), can manage sales turnover per annum and will demonstrate experience exceeding goals through your management skills.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • You will work closely with the PC leadership team to establish vision and build regional and global strategy in Private Client
    • You will set and manage goals for a team of stylists and assistants, meeting with them to review performance against set goals
    • You will analyze sales reports, client books and client engagement/travel budgets
    • You will develop the team, providing guidance and direction to help improve their sales techniques and general client management
    • You will work on customer acquisition strategies and initiatives, using professional and personal networks
    • You will work with the Brand Marketing team on events, brand collaborations and partnerships to attract more top tier customers
    • You will support the customer service team to resolve customer issues
    • You will drive clienteling efforts that focus on growing and retaining our top clients
    • You will work closely with the global Merchandising team to ensure maximum knowledge of forthcoming stock availability for customer benefit
    • You will maintain general level of market competitor awareness on and off line through reference to other websites and editorial, and seasonal comparative shops
    • You will attend brand events to aid in the development of the business and act as a Farfetch brand ambassador
    • You will meet with brand and boutique partners to build relationship with Private Client in the US market
    • You will maintain basic team management standards with timekeeping, expense reporting, scheduling, and new hire training
    • You will conduct weekly individual meetings with direct reports and assist/host weekly all-team meetings for the North America market
    • You will participate and present during All Hands monthly meetings, North America manager meetings, internal gatherings and global gatherings
    • You will assist Director in annual PMP process

WHO YOU ARE

    • You are a manager with leadership experience in a relevant industry (fashion/luxury/ecommerce) and function (personal shopping/sales)
    • You have commercial awareness with history of exceeding goals
    • You excel in building relationships with customers
    • You have experience within or working knowledge of e-commerce retail
    • You have experience managing the business development process, as it pertains to sales executives and organizational/departmental goals
    • You are highly stragetic, and the able to get a POV across through clear presentations
    • You are able and willing to travel when necessary
    • You are strongly able to identify with Farfetch core values

REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Medical, dental, vision, with flexible spending account
    • 401K plus company match, PTO and volunteer days
    • Wellness, and cell phone reimbursements
    • Family Lunch, catered weekly when in office

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.
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