Job description: AREA SALES MANAGER (international)

We are looking for our offices in Ligornetto/Switzerland for a talented Area Sales Manager to proactively promote the acquisition and growth of regional and national distributors in different areas in the world, responsible for their long-term growth, success, and profitability.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Strategically identify and target key prospective distributors/customers
  • Develop the network of distributors and customers to meet sales targets and increase sales
  • Create and maintain relationships within the assigned customers
  • Routinely travel to assigned accounts to build and develop relationships, educate distributor field salespeople and/or trainers
  • Participate in national and regional trade fairs
  • Propose creative sales and marketing concepts to management
  • Implement selected marketing and sales programs with distributors
  • Autonomous planning on monthly basis
  • Create daily and weekly reports as well as detailed monthly expense reports
  • Reports directly to the Sales Director

Qualifications and skills required:

  • “Hunter” attitude
  • Born salesperson, able to close sales and maximize compliance with contracts
  • Willing to travel to and in the area of responsibility up to 50% of the time
  • 5+ years’ experience in B2B sales, ideally managing distributors in the beauty industry, with a proven track record of success
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative with minimal supervision
  • Ability to train others
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A keen business acumen and a good understanding of sales and profit factors as well as budget achievement
  • Organizational, planning and time management skills (strong work ethic)
  • Knowledge of business and management principles, sales and marketing, customer care
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Industry / retail knowledge preferred
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft and most used office applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master preferred
  • Languages: English and Italian request of mother tongue or business proficiency (min. C1), any other language will be a preferential title

People with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm, high resilience, analytical thinking, with proven sales skills, high communication capabilities, and international mobility are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send your application to

Your application will be carefully evaluated. Unfortunately it is not possible to answer all the applications we receive, we will answer only those that are currently of interest. Others will eventually be stored for future vacancies.


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