Itzy Ritzy: At Itzy Ritzy, we believe parenting in style is possible. Our modern collection of baby, toddler and lifestyle accessories provides smart, attractive solutions to everyday challenges, from carrying heavy car seats to keeping school snacks under eco-friendly wraps. With a global presence, Itzy Ritzy provides practical luxury for modern families around the world. Learn more about Itzy Ritzy at www.itzyritzy.com
Overall Job Summary: This position is for a full time Sales Director responsible for developing and executing short term and long term national and international sales strategies for independent, specialty, mass merchant accounts and international distribution. The Sales Director manages the internal sales team, external sales representatives, showrooms, and international distributors with a strong focus on growing the independent channel.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Marketing required or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
- 4-10 years of consumer products sales experiece required, preferable within the Juvenile Industry. Candidates without consumer products backgrounds will not be considered.
- Full-Time Position based in Chicago suburb of Naperville, IL and requires approximately 25-30% travel.
- Demonstrated ability with consistent record of managing and growing business year-over-year
- Goal orientated with the ability to inspire a team, drive business, do the work, and hold team accountable for results.
- Ability to develop a coordinated and integrated sales and marketing strategy including bringing new products to market
- Trade show planning, strategy, execution and leadership at trade shows
- Strong market analysis, sales forecasting, vendor negotiation, account acquisition, influencing, analytical and decision making skills
- Strong understanding of financial analysis and metrics driving mass market and specialty buying decisions per category
- Entrepreneurial spirit
- Excellent work ethic with a high energy level, motivation, enthusiasm, and ambition.
- Proactive, outgoing, positive can-do attitude, honest, high integrity, and self-motivated
- Competitive drive and goal oriented mindset
- Strong networker, self-starting and dependable
- Understanding of merchandising, product promotion, lifestyle and design
ITZY RITZY OFFERS:
- Competitive salary
- Benefits package
- Paid vacation
- Opportunity to be a part of our smart, fun, driven, collaborative and “make it happen” team
- Please respond with resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Sales Director” in the subject line