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(Temp) Sales Manager


London, LND, GB

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.


The Primary Purpose:                                           

The Sales Manager of France, Benelux and Southern Europe will be responsible to grow and to strengthen the business across Key Accounts and Multibrands, in line with the company strategy and targets for France, BeNeLux, Spain, Italy and Emerging Markets. This role is responsible for leading the France and Southern Europe Wholesale Sales Team and also the Field Coordinator Team - to ensure Sales are met within brand appropriate standards. This role will partner closely with cross functional departments to support the growth of the business. This role reports to the Senior Sales Director, Northern Europe.


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to be….  

  • Responsible for overall performance of Coach Wholesale within France, Benelux and Southern Europe.
  • Development and manage Partner Relationships. Act as key liaison between Coach and the partners to ensure alignment of Coach brand objectives
  • Collection Selling-In, to be in line with company strategy and AOP
  • Analysis and Managing of Sales performance reports of our partners, following strategic, proactive action plans per account.
  • Key Account Management – compilation and implementation for customer business plans
  • Build and strengthen partnerships with Key Accounts and Multibrands
  • Strategic assortment building and projection planning
  • Overall Strategic market development in line with Sales targets
  • Leading, driving and developing France, Benelux and Southern Europe Sales Team and Field Coordinator Team
  • Collection analysis and identifying country specific requirements and needs
  • Budget planning and controlling
  • Negotiation of locations, points of sales and Shop-in-Shops in consideration of ROI
  • Regular research of Market with a goal to acquire and develop new clients
  • Close collaboration with Buying, Customer Service, Operations, Finance & Marketing Team 
  • Lead and train Field Team and build a strong Brand Ambassadors/Specialist support structure with Market.


The accomplished individual will possess…

  • BS Degree
  • 8+ Years experience in Wholesale, ideally in the Premium/Luxury sector.
  • Strong knowledge of and network in France, Benelux, Spain, Italy and Emerging Markets.
  • Experience in Premium Accessories and Ready-to-Wear distribution.
  • Strong track-record in maintaining significant customer relationships and identifying new business opportunities
  • Experiences in expanding Wholesale and Department Store business.
  • Able to create and continually improve a streamlined Sales process.
  • Possesses strong but subtle negotiation skills with a consultative approach
  • Committed to excellence and highly results driven, creative and analytical
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, including verbal, written and listening
  • Strong MS Office skills


Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at

Req ID:  57923

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