Sabare International Ltd, India,is a manufacturer and exporter of Home Textiles to Wal-Mart, Target, Home
Depot, IKEA to name a few. At present we are seeking a candidate, who is a seasoned professional in Marketing and Business Development aspects of the trade. Candidate shall be handling the Target Inc. account independently and exclusively the categories, viz.,Table & kitchen linen and Windows
curtains. This position is located at our Minneapolis office.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for all the aspects of Business Development, Public Relation, marketing and account maintenance. This role will also manage, execute, coordinate, facilitate and control all the marketing, Business Development programs and execution co-ordination. It may also include Public Relations initiatives, to participate in the promotional campaigns, meetings, textile fair, exhibitions, store visits etc., In addition the candidate shall closely work with the suppliers, buyers, representative, and other manufacturing facilities for timely delivery, quality and cost. The position will also work closely with the Business Development Team in India.
The ideal candidates should possess a unique blend of Business Development, Marketing and Account management skills. The candidate should possess drive, business competency, computer skills, and marketing initiatives.
- The primary responsibility will be to grow the account by bringing in new business while simultaneously sustaining the existing business.
- Conduct periodic and comprehensive market research and maintain a deep understanding of the merchandise across the different stores and offer innovative and best-in-class merchandising solutions to our clients, supported by strategic thinking and analysis to maximize revenue and profit.
- Analyze and research new merchandising ideas and marketplace trends to maintain leadership position over the competition.
- Excellent Communication - articulate and persuasive in positive or negative situations.
- Should be able to adapt quickly to handle successfully, any unfavorable situation that may arise.
- Develop a good rapport with client’s representatives
- A key aspect of the position will be to respond to customer initiated incremental opportunities and convert these into business.
- Meet with Customers regularly to make presentations on products/services to customers
- Work hand-in-hand with overseas product development team.