Sales Manager (Stockholm, Sweden)

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About Us:

Since 1852, Hästens Beds has been committed to crafting the best sleep. The skilled craftspeople at our factory in Köping, Sweden, have been refining our work for generations. Every bed is bespoke and made by hand using only the best natural materials. The difference lies in the details and our quest to provide the most restful sleep for people who want to lead a higher quality of life. With operations in 35+ countries and over 200 partners in Europe, Asia and America, the small family-owned company has grown into a global producer and retailer of premium beds.

Seeking a Sales Manager to help us not only grow our business, but also to help grow our brand so that we can bring the best sleep in the world to more and more people.

Position Overview: 

Seeking a Sales Manager for Stockholm, Sweden to assume business responsibility on cultivating the Hästens community in and around each cityThe role of  Sales Manager is a newly created role within our Global Retail structure, with the purpose of focusing on proactive outreach by leading/driving a dynamic field sales team. This position will become a critical thread in the fabric of how our Global Retail business is evolving to build pipelines and strengthen our existing networks outside of the store. You will take on a Brand Ambassador role, one of player-coach, who is both self-motivated and motivates team-members. You will be the glue that unites the team, so leading by example is key in order to deliver excellence collectively. 

This role reports to the Global Retail Manager. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The  Sales Manager requires a high level of emotional intelligence to engage and introduce community initiatives, professional societies/associations, industry events, and ultimately establish and expand the client base in the designated area. The ideal candidate should also possess strong analytical skills to develop strategy, analyze sales data, and identify performance gaps that need action. We are looking for a strong collaborator, someone who knows when to bring key stakeholders to achieve results and increase business opportunities. Must be an active recruiter and trainer of sales staff, and be able to monitor healthy competition among team-members. 

 Experience and Requirements: 

  • B.S. in Business or Finance  
  • 3+ years of Retail Sales, Sales Management, Business Management 
  • Salesforce/CRM experience  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • High Emotional Intelligence; Empathetic and Positive Mind-Set 
  • Goal and results-driven; healthy, competitive drive   
  • Detail-oriented, methodical, organized, and able to prioritize 
  • Ability to work cross-functionally 
  • Entrepreneurial-spirit and mindset; able to shift gears and priorities with ease 
  • Relationship-builder and good liaison 
  • Analytical, data-driven, reports executor; able to interpret pricing, margins, and discounting impacts on the business 

Location: 

Stockholm, Sweden

Compensation & Benefits:

Featured Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits program. Base + Commission Eligible

 

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AREA OF OPPORTUNITY

Stockholm

Birger Jarlsgatan 25
111 45 Stockholm Directions View page

WE INVEST IN PEOPLE

 

Here at Hästen we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift - we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team-members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.

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