Assistant Category Manager - Leather Goods

  • Company: Christian Dior Australia PTY Ltd
  • Location: Australia
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Retail
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC02194
  • Date of publication: 2018.12.07


Christian Dior is currently recruiting for an experienced and driven Assistant Category Manager for Leathergoods & Accessories!

Christian Dior and the house that he created in 1947 has become the universal symbol of elegance, excellence and luxury. It created desire, magnifying the beauty of women. Today, the Creative Directors of the House continue to revisit the codes of Dior through haute couture, RTW, leather goods and accessories, and fine jewellery and timepieces.

Christian Dior Couture currently has a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Category Manager for Leathergoods & Accessories to join its team in the Sydney Flagship boutique.


Reporting to the Category Manager, the Assistant Category Manager is responsible for supporting in the day-to-day operations, optimising sales by developing their client database and fostering long-term relationships, managing staff and inventory for the department, and ensuring the correct execution of all company operating procedures.

As the successful candidate you will be driven and have a charismatic personality with a 'can-do' attitude.  You will have exceptional sales and customer service experience that focuses on creating bespoke memories in each client engagement. You will also be an adaptable individual, who enjoys working in fast-paced and evolving environments.

You will also have the proven ability to:

  • Drive sales targets, KPI's and client strategy by identifying and pursuing opportunities for new lead generation;
  • Ensure client loyalty by creating engagements from which the client derives value in the brand and product;
  • Mentor sales team on the principles of client development and ways of capturing new lead generation; and
  • Provide weekly reporting; communicating potential client and/or market shifts, changes or reactions to engagements/activities, as well as updating and monitoring the CRM.

Additional information

This is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your leadership, sales and service expertise whilst immersing yourself in luxury retail within a culture where People Make the Difference.

If you want to be a part of a dynamic team and are looking for the next opportunity, please forward your CV and cover letter.

Please be advised that only successful candidates will be contacted.


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