Area Sales Manager - Switzerland

Greater Zurich Switzerland Area /
EMEA Commercial – EMEA /
/ Hybrid
Department: EMEA - Commercial
Reports to: Regional Manager, Central
Location: Remote within reasonable driving distance of the Zurich showroom

Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:
As the Area Sales Manager - Switzerland, you will lead the work to evolve how the Arc’teryx vision comes to life in Outdoor Specialty Retail while supporting efforts to build our community in our own operated stores and Key Accounts. When successful, the Arc’teryx Guest will experience a seamless brand experience across your area. While an uncompromised brand presence is the top goal, you will be responsible for driving profitable and sustainable growth.
This role is remote and based within the region. Candidates must be within reasonable driving distance of the Zurich showroom.
Meet Your Future Team:
The EMEA Commercial team is accountable for delivering sales through all channels. We meet the guest where they are shopping and ensure Arc’teryx is represented consistently and at its best. As the retail landscape changes, we will work together to evolve our approach with creativity and teamwork.

If you were the Area Sales Manager - Switzerland now, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:

    • Translating the seasonal strategy to a sell-in and marketing plans to secure pre-orders and a commitment from our specialty base to bring future seasons to life on the retail floor with accompanying sell-through plans
    • Training retail staff on our brand promise, seasonal vision, and product specifics so they can spread the Arc’teryx stoke and drive full price sell through with delighted guests
    • Managing your orderbook to ensure best possible fulfillment, satisfied partners, and in-season sales opportunities
    • Using experience and data to strengthen forecasts, planning, and product feedback to drive continuous improvement
    • Traveling your territory to sell, stoke, and educate on the Arc’teryx brand and it’s offering
    • (30 – 40% travel commitment)
    • Connecting members of the Arc’teryx community – Brand Stores, Ambassadors, Regional Staff, Key Account staff - in your territory through events and activations that build brand awareness and excitement

Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:

    • Working closely with the Community Marketing team to identify new guests to bring to the brand
    • Informing and helping build new commercial strategies to evolve in the spirit of Arc’teryx values

Are you our next Area Sales Manager - Switzerland?

    • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field
    • You have 5+ years of sales experience in outdoor sales or a related industry; ideally selling apparel and footwear
    • You have experience leading a team to success
    • You have a strong ability to build relationships, sell, influence, and negotiate
    • You have strong presentation and communication skills
    • You have excellent organizational skills, analytical ability, and a track record of strategic planning
    • You are fluent in English, German, and French
    • You are proficient in Microsoft Office
    • You have the ability to work well independently and in a team
    • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
    • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
    • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
    • You seek the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with unwavering commitment
    • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
Equal Opportunity

Arc’teryx is committed to actively creating and fostering a culture of inclusivity where voices are heard, people are seen, and values are respected. We care about the uniqueness of our applicants, employees, and guests, and we do so in a safe space fueled by curiosity and acceptance. 

Creating an inclusive workplace is connected to our core value Do Right while also having the added benefit of helping make our business better. We believe inclusion helps us to create a healthier, happier workplace, drive creativity and innovation, and reflect the communities where we operate.  

All applicants, employees, and guests can expect equality of opportunity and fair treatment in alignment with our values.

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