Job: People Footwear | Director of Sales | Vancouver, BC


The Director of Sales at People Footwear will lead our North American sales team to exceed targets and build one of the most exciting new brands in the footwear market.



- Source and manage new global distribution opportunities
- Maintain a comprehensive understanding of key sales information, product knowledge and market trends
- Lead and motivate North American sales reps to exceed seasonal selling goals
- Implement sales strategy programs for retail partners
- Schedule and attend seasonal trade shows to promote the brand, network, and increase sales
- Maintain close relationships with North American sales agents and global distributors as well as key retailers by making periodic visits, exploring specific needs, and anticipating new opportunities
- Assist General Manager to maintain effective internal communications to ensure all relevant company functions are kept informed of sales objectives.
- Improve product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities
- Determine annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas/budget for regions; projected sales volume and profit for existing and new products; analyzing trends; establishing pricing strategies, assist senior management in establishing recommended selling prices
- Assist with recruitment and selection to build sales team
- Embody company culture  

- 5 or more years of footwear and/or fashion apparel Sales Management experience 
- Proven ability to increase sales, manage sell-in/sell-through, meet deadlines, and prioritize work load
- A quick learner with attention to detail
- Strong management competencies
- Tech Savvy - experience working with ERP systems and B2B platforms
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Entrepreneurial ability to operate independently as well as to be a team player and thrive in a non-corporate workspace
- Assumes responsibility and ownership for tasks
- Ability to travel globally    

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#200-395 Alexander Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A1C4