As our Sales Planning and Development Director you will be responsible for Marimekko´s business planning and follow-up on global sales activities, with a strong emphasis on accurate figures and analysis for decision making. One of your main responsibilities is to ensure that our business models and concepts are current and provide the best possible platform for maximizing growth and profitability. You will be the owner of sales process development and ways of working, i.e. you will act as sales’ link between our different functions and between HQ and subsidiaries. In this key position, you will report to the CSO and be located at Marimekko´s HQ in Helsinki, Finland.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
To be able to take our global sales to the next level, you need:
At Marimekko we encourage people to be themselves. We believe in fairness and doing things together, using common sense and finding joy in our work. If you connect with these values and have the right background, we will offer you a unique opportunity to work in an exciting international business environment with an iconic Finnish brand.
If this rare opportunity sparked your interest and sounds like your next career step, please send us your CV and personal letter with salary expectation at https://company.marimekko.com/en/careers/open-jobs/ as soon as possible but no later than September 15th, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!
For further information about the position, please contact our CSO Morten Israelsen by phone tel. +358 40 128 6440 on September 9th, between 11:00-12:30.
Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. Marimekko products are sold in about 40 countries. In 2018, brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 248 million and the company’s net sales were EUR 112 million. Roughly 150 Marimekko stores serve customers around the globe. The key markets are Northern Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The Group employs about 450 people. The company’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.