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Canyon Bicycles seeks Market Manager for Italy

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Canyon Bicycles is searching for a Market Manager to run the Canyon Italy subsidiary company based in Sommacampagna (VR), Italy. The Market Manager has the operational and tactical lead for the Canyon Italy office.

The job role is responsible for sales in market of Italy and will report directly to the International Sales Department at Canyon head office, Germany. Within this responsibility also falls the strategic year planning of all sales and marketing efforts. Due to the size of the team, the market manager will also have significant operational tasks:

Role

  • Forecast, plan and actively work to achieve sales targets for Canyon bicycle and equipment sales in the market of Italy
  • Develop annual marketing, sales and operational budgets within corporate guidelines and report according to plan
  • Plan and execute Canyon marketing strategies for the Italian market
  • Plan, manage and attend Canyon events
  • Represent Canyon at trade shows, consumer shows, organized rides, races and other events
  • Represent Canyon with local consumer publications to assure maximum positive coverage for Canyon products, company and race/rider initiatives.
  • Local implementation of the company’s digital marketing strategy
  • Facilitate translations as needed by required timelines which meet the requirements of the market
  • Drive for continual improvement in customer service
  • Establishment and monitoring of metrics for the customer service team, analysing and interpreting results, implementing improvements and changes
  • Lead, train and motivate staff to achieve customer service excellence
  • Report directly to Canyon HQ in Koblenz
  • Meet scheduled reporting requirements for local market
  • Conduct all administrative functions as required to assure smooth functioning of Canyon Italy operation
  • Lead the Canyon Italy team
  • Foster a work environment which builds and rewards excellence in performance
  • Continually recruit and train the best people to have high functioning work force
  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities for team members
  • Within budgetary constraints, assure all team members have the tools required to fully execute their areas of responsibility

Requirements:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree with a focus on business management
  • Minimum three years working experience in the field of bicycles or e-commerce, deep understanding of the customers in the region and of the cycling industry, including technical knowledge of performance bicycles
  • Deep integration with the Italian press
  • Team player with autonomous abilities, organisation capabilities (events)
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Proven experience in working with, and being responsible for, projects and budgets, a willingness to travel/work at the weekends and at events
  • Willingness to work with different nationalities in an international environment

Interested candidates can apply online via the Canyon website. Salary expectations and earliest possible start date should be included during the application process.

www.canyon.com

 

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