Retail Sales Manager
Drive cross category sales with key retail customers
On behalf of the Walt Disney Company, we are looking for an experienced sales manager, who with direct report to the Nordic Head of Sales will be responsible for developing business within major retail chains in Denmark. One of your main objectives will be to develop strategies and tactics for key retailers. You will work with different channels in order to maintain a strong retail presence and to grow the Disney business across our key categories: toys, apparel, bedding and books. You will have a role of key importance for Disney, which involves sales activities towards the customers in close cooperation with licensees and the Disney Consumer Products Category team. The role requires a high level of service where you will follow up on activities to ensure sales targets are achieved, as well as launches and initiatives are utilised. The role involves a lot of communication both internally and externally, as you will be covering all retail categories to maximise synergy activity and build relationships with licensees. You will become part of the Disney Retail Sales team in the Nordics and the position will be located in Copenhagen.
A structured strategic thinker with vision and drive to deliver strong results.
To have success in this position, we expect you to have experience from a similar marketing/commercial role where you have worked with sales, licensing or category management for a top brand or at the other side of the table at a mass retailer. Your educational background could be a commercial degree combined with excellent business understanding and commercial mind-set. Equally important are your interpersonal skills. We are looking for a self-driven strategic and visionary thinker who communicates well on all levels and will contribute to the Disney culture by being positive, ambitious and team oriented. You enjoy working in an energetic environment and can handle multiple tasks simultaneously. For this position excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Danish is required.
Join the number one entertainment company in the world for an exciting career
The Walt Disney Company is a place where people are proud to work and have ambitions to reach even further. You will be part of a strong team with skilled colleagues and an open culture. You will receive an attractive salary package including pension scheme and bonus and will have the opportunity to develop your career.
Application and CV
Please send your application and CV in English as soon as possible. For further information about the position, please contact Senior Consultant Heidi Forsberg Bertelsen on +45 3118 6957. All applications are treated confidentially.
The Walt Disney Company has been actively present with a local organisation in the Nordic region since the beginning of the 1990s, today employing around 200 people with regional headquarters in Stockholm and offices in Oslo, Copenhagen and Helsinki. The Nordic organisation incorporates representation from all five of the company's global business segments: Studio Entertainment, Media Networks, Disney Consumer Products, Parks and Resorts and Disney Interactive Media Group. The Walt Disney Company in the Nordics is a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) a leading diversified global family entertainment and media enterprise. TWDC employs about 150,000 people across six continents. The company headquarters are located in Burbank, CA.