LF Distribution Holding

Sales Manager Home Textiles

US-IL-Chicago
Category
Sales
Division
Private Label - Corporate

Specific Responsibilities

Sales Manager, Home Textiles

  •  Categories include pillows, blankets, sheets, towels, robes, etc. In four areas: home, bath, kitchen, and bedroom.

Objective is to significantly grow this business by securing additional product placement (accepted tender offers)

 

 

 

    • Review weekly   advertising for item opportunities
    • Make weekly  store visits and secure item samples for production review/analysis
    • Make New Item Proposals to retailer based on market analysis, advertising analysis, and trend analysis
    • Submit item quotes to retailer on a regular basis
    • Work with production on item quotes – pricing, specifications, packaging, etc.
    • Work with production to insure delivery on time and according to customer guidelines
    • Develop, recommend and implement sales strategies and plans to ensure revenue growth
    • Review market analysis to determine customer’s product needs, pricing, etc.
    • Meet with ALDI buyer on a regular basis to develop and maintain a strong relationship

Skills and Requirements

    • Analytical Ability
    • Market knowledge of Home Textiles
    • Detailed Oriented ( quote process is very time consuming)
    • Planning and Organization
    • Communication (significant amount of email communication with overseas production)
    • Smart
    • Problem Solving – every quote submission will run into some sort of specification issue that needs to be addressed
    • Enthusiasm.  Needs to energize the account as well as to fit into the team culture here (goal)
    • Able to work under pressure

 

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