Manager Sales

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:  


    • To build a quality, brand building distribution network that is capable of generating sales revenue to meet company business goals in his/her region
    • To be an effective retail consultant to help accounts to achieve business goals with high quality implementation


Key Responsibilities:


  • Planning
  • Co-develops with commercial director the designated market(s)’ annual sales plan according to geographic, account & channel strategies
  • Prepares for the future order sales program package and delivery to retailers in a-G trade meeting; includes understanding of sales policies and strategies
  • Understands each season’s product flow, as well as micro & macro selling points (product v. range)
  • Forecasts of each season’s product flow plans for all accounts in responsible market
  • Quarterly Account Management with OTB forecast in “Future Order” Business
  • Monthly Account Management with Sell-Thru” analysis in “Prop-Order” business
  • Business Development & shop daily operation management



  • Management
  • Manages and executes a sales plan for responsible top accounts or markets
  • Works closely with regional retail development, retail marketing and operation teams to provide the best support to accounts
  • Reports market intelligence to upper sales management on regular time


  • Financial
  • Sales target & forecast responsibility
  • Manages A/R , DSO , Stock-Turn
  • Monthly Rolling Forecast - “Future Order” + “Prop-Order” + “ Close-Out” program


  • System and Processes
  • Executes and follows up on each season’s future order sales/shipping plan
  • Develops & maintains an in-depth awareness of inventory structure, with the goal of providing timely support for each customer’s retail inventories
  • Follows sales calls and reporting process- includes regular and timely reports to the RSM
  • Follows trade marketing processes regarding retailer development -needs include regular and timely updates
  • Provides a consistent and reliable point of contact for customers for all sales-related services, as well as a reference point for all other customer service related issues



KPI: Sales target achievement both in revenue and POS expansion, Productivity Improvement, Sell-thru analysis and Trade Stock Level, A/R Status


Key Relationships:

Retail Development Executive, Regional Retail Marketing Executive, Regional Retail Operation Supervisor, Customer Service Representative, Retail Training Management


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Willing to travel and work hard attitude
  • A passion for and an understanding of GOLF & Business Trend in Sports Apparel & Footwear ; has the desire to translate this passion into building the adidas GOLF market in China
  • High level of integrity
  • Team player
  • Positive with committed
  • Efficiency


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years working experience in China Distribution/Sales-related environment for sports or fashion Apparel & Footwear brand company ( NIKE / New Balance/ UA/ LACOSTE….etc )
  • University degree or above
  • Fluent English speaking and writing skills
  • Retailing & Business Development experience is a plus

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Manager Sales

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Beijing
TEAM:  Sales
State:  BJ
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  432608
Date:  Jun 21, 2022