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Luxottica Business Development Specialist in Port Washington, New York

Requisition ID: 308682

Position: Full-Time

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Promotions Specialist – Optical Channel is responsible for performing and/or overseeing various activities relating to the sales team and customer programs in North America with a specific emphasis on the independent channel. The specialist supports the team in the design of quarterly promotions, sales incentives, and budget management related to these incentives.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support promotional activities by managing the creation of promotion codes within SAP

  • Design impactful sales tools for promotional incentives using internal resources as well as working with outside agencies

  • Work closely with Business Development Analyst to support and build promotional reporting inclusive of sales consultant incentives and gift with purchase offers.

  • Write communications to sales team about promotional incentives

  • Manage inventory of promotional items, support shipments and work with outside agencies to deliver goods

  • Manage payment, processing and follow up of promotional incentives within SAP system

  • Tracks and monitors spend on promotional activities by updating budget files.

  • Monitor and maintain annual and quarterly program and results in promotional calendar.

  • Supports sales events in creation promotional tools such as flyers, ordering promotional goods, and promotions.

  • Supports build out of program documents to be presented to legal teams

  • Support customer updates within SAP system to ensure customer database is up to date with program and partnership benefits.

  • Contribute to the development of materials for sales meetings including presentations and leave behind materials

  • Communication with internal departments promotional value set

  • Pearle Vision liaison to coordinate transitions and database updates

  • Light travel when needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 1-2 years of experience working sales operations, promotions, marketing.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively cross-functionally within the organization as well as with external customers.

  • Strong initiative and sense of urgency – ability to work within the high expectation of the company and team

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to quickly generate and initiate creative solutions to problems as they arise

  • Ability to solve various types of problems that may involve multiple departments within the Company.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to forge strong working relationships with internal teams and sales force.

  • Must be able to think creatively and critically, solve problems and track, analyze and report data effectively

  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis processes.

  • Ability to work independently and creatively problem solve.

  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with SAP

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

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