Retail Sales Executive - Canada

Algenist delivers cutting-edge anti-aging and color correcting innovation. From unique textures and sensations to extraordinary experiences, our products are designed to help you become your most beautiful and confident self. The story of Algenist is deeply rooted in our biotechnology expertise from the heart of the biotechnology industry, San Francisco. Leveraging advanced proprietary algae-based ingredients including Alguronic Acid®, Microalgae Oil and AlgaProtein, our formulas deliver never before seen, visible skin results.

Algenist has received broad recognition, including the prestigious Marie Claire Prix D’Excellence de la Beaute in 2014, and the 2015 Beauty O-wards by O, the Oprah Magazine. Algenist is currently available in 23 countries, including major retailers such as Sephora, ULTA and QVC.

Beauty is our passion. Biotechnology is our expertise.

The Retail Sales Executive will be responsible for sales performance, merchandising, education, and in-store presence for the Algenist brand within the assigned territory.

This is a long-term contract position with bonus potential.

 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Retail Sales Performance

  • Establish a focus door list based on sales goals and current performance monthly
  • Plan Seasonal Call Cycle with input from manager to accommodate both sales volume and geographic factors
  • Develop seasonal plans with retailer partners to achieve retail sales goals through planning support, events, and training schedules and participation in training and strategy meetings
  • Evaluate inventory levels for products when conducting store visits and communicate needs based on account specifications
  • Constantly evaluate sales results and revise strategy based on successes and challenges

Training

  • Conduct on-going training on new and existing products based on call cycles. Training formats include formalized off the floor sessions where possible as well as on floor Brand Focus Day trainings
  • Develop strong relationships with all District and Store level Education managers within the Account Executives territory

Events and Schedules

  • Schedule and conduct events in stores (primarily Sephora and Ulta – other retailers as needed)

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in skincare field sales or account coordination roles with experience in product training
  • Bachelor’s degree desirable but not required; some college or equivalent (such as Esthetician license) is required
  • Should be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must have experience working with either Sephora or Ulta
  • Have a valid driver’s license and be able to easily commute within territory and willing to travel out of the area for events or meetings
  • Should have an energetic, positive and service-oriented personality and be skilled at relationship-building
  • Should be passionate about skincare products and implementing brand education and training initiatives
  • Must be focused, show excellent attention to detail and demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to their work

 

EOE
PRINCIPALS ONLY
NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES

 

To apply for this position, please email* your resume and cover letter via the link: Apply by email

*Indicate the name of the territory you wish to apply for in the subject line.

  • Toronto
  • Ottawa
  • Vancouver
  • Victoria
  • Montreal

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