Sales Manager and Business Development Cambodia

Soieires du Mékong
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Presentation of Soieries du Mékong:

Soieries du Mékong is a social business making silk scarves for men and women. Each scarf is imagined in France by French designers and hand-woven in Cambodia. Soieries du Mékong perpetuates the beauty of silk weaving by combining French design with Cambodian craftsmanship of hand-weaving. Meanwhile, it fosters women’s empowerment in rural Cambodia, by training them in silk weaving and offering them sustainable employment. Our production center is located in the village of Banteay Chmar, in the North-West of Siem Reap.
Already available online, in France and in Cambodia, Soieries du Mékong continues to develop and ambitions to expand on the Asian market and that is why we are looking for a manager in charge of the sales and business development, based in Siem Reap.

The VSI sales manager and business development will be working in conjunction with the France sales manager and lead among others, the following tasks:
I. Supervise and optimize the existing business

– Regular Operational monitoring a portfolio of thirty customers
¬ Adjustment of supply
¬ Supply
¬ Merchandising & POS
¬ Sales Tracking, reporting, recommendations
– Implementation of Business Strategy & Marketing Asia

II. Continue the development of business in Asia

– Market analysis and participation in the development of the collection plan:
¬ Recommendations
¬ Extension of the product range
– Prospecting new clients (large retailers and concept stores) on new targeted geographic markets
– Development of online business

III. Promote brand

– Management of online communication strategy:
¬ Internet, social networks Newsletter
– Organization of marketing and promotional events on site
– Public relations

Additional Information

– Bac + 4/5 with an experience of 3 years minimum in a field relevant to the above assignment
– Fluent English / Proficiency in office pack (mastering Photoshop & InDesign would be a plus)
– Dynamic, rigorous, the person must first be a good business with excellent interpersonal skills
– People with high sensitivity for high-end products (textiles, fashion), motivated by the quality of silks scarves Mekong
– Interest in the social project of Silks Mekong and social entrepreneurship
– Very independent and proactive person, strength of ideas
– Adaptability, openness and teamwork taste in a different cultural context

– Full-time based in Siem Reap with regular trips to provide Cambodia: Banteay Chhmar, Phnom Penh … even in neighboring Asian countries (Thailand, Hong Kong …)
– Contract VSI vacant since June 15, 2016 for 1 year renewable
– Monthly allowance € 650
– Supported by Silks Mekong airfare, visa and medical coverage