Senior Manager, Wholesale

| New Orleans, LA, USA
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KREWE is an independent high-fashion eyewear company inspired by the creativity and spirit of New Orleans, our hometown. Since launching in 2013 the brand has continued to grow and evolve with an extensive offering of unique, hand-crafted sun and optical frames designed in New Orleans and crafted with the utmost attention to detail. In addition to brick & mortar locations, “Tiny House” concept stores, and a robust e-commerce business the brand is also available at many notable independent and major retailers such as Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Shopbop. KREWE’s unique approach to eyewear has created a cult-following amongst consumers and influencers alike. Our frames have appeared in publications from GQ to VOGUE and on celebrities such as Beyonce, Gigi Hadid, Meghan Markle, Carrie Underwood, Hailey Bieber, Zayne Malik, Scott Disick, Adam Huber, among others.

As the business grows, we are seeking smart, creative, and experienced individuals to join our talented team! Key attributes and qualities we are looking for in candidates for all open roles include an entrepreneurial spirit, innovative and solution-oriented, adaptable and resilient, best-practices methodology, team-oriented with a lean-in attitude, highest standards for execution, and a high level of accountability.

The Role:
KREWE is seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Manager to oversee our wholesale field sales operations department. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in wholesale sales management, operations, and team leadership. They will be responsible for managing the execution of selling strategy, optimizing processes, building sales teams, representing the voice of the customer in inventory buying decisions, and driving overall operational excellence within the wholesale division. The Senior Manager will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to achieve business objectives and maintain high standards of customer service.

The Senior Manager, Wholesale, plays a critical role in ensuring the success and profitability of our wholesale division. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for operational excellence and leadership, we invite you to join our team and make a meaningful impact.

Based at our New Orleans Headquarters, this role reports to the VP/Sr./Director of Wholesale.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow key account business 
  • Manage sales team as assigned
  • Manage the execution of sales and channel growth strategies
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with multiple national omni-channel retail accounts for brick and mortar and online business channels 
  • Maximize brand penetration and profitability with each account 
  • Take a proactive approach to making recommendations to further drive in-season business, identifying and reacting to new opportunities by reviewing and analyzing sales data and feedback from the team. 
  • Research and implementation of CRM 
  • Manage (or assist in managing) sales team 
  • Prepare agenda and conduct weekly sales meetings.
  • Review month-end reporting individually with the sales team. 
  • Effectively communicate needs of the sales department and execute those needs with other departments.
  • Review and analyze current sales processes and identify areas that need to be streamlined. 
  • Identify and secure trade show opportunities.
  • Review regional (and eventually global) areas of growth and build sales teams as needed in these areas.
  • Support the onboarding and management of 3rd party rep groups.
  • Manage major sales accounts 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5 - 7 years in wholesale operations management, with a track record of success in optimizing processes and achieving operational objectives.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team towards common goals.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems, inventory management software, and other relevant tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think creatively and develop innovative solutions to business challenges.
  • Knowledge of wholesale industry trends, best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability to drive results and achieve targets in a competitive marketplace.
     

BENEFITS & PERKS:
 

  • Competitive wage
  • Group health plans: health, vision and dental insurance
  • Welfare benefits: life, ad&d, supplemental voluntary coverage 
  • FSA Plan & HSA Program 
  • 401(K) Investment Options
  • Adoption Assistance, EAP, Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Quarterly Cultural Spend
  • Ongoing Training & Development, an Educational Allowance
  • 10 paid holidays & Paid Time Off accrual
  • KREWE employee frame discount (of course!)

 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:
 

KREWE believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination or retaliation because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable local, state, or federal law.


 

More Information on KREWE
KREWE operates in the Fashion industry. The company is located in New Orleans, LA. KREWE was founded in 2013. It has 87 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at KREWE, click here.
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