Retail Area Manager Germany

  • Münzstraße 7, Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Iittala is a lifestyle brand of the Fiskars Group. We are looking for a new member of our Retail team for Germany. Help us build our family of iconic lifestyle brands and make the everyday life of our consumers extraordinary. Apply now!

We at Fiskars Group are driven by the desire to make the everyday extraordinary. How? By serving our consumers with globally recognised brands that have the ambition to create a positive, lasting impact on their quality of life. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with one of our biggest brands: Iittala.

Job Description

Making the everyday extraordinary: driving sales like never before

As a Retail Area Manager you will coach the Store Managers, Department Managers and Sales Advisors in the area to excel in service and drive sales. On top of that the Retail Area Manager will coach the Store Managers to drive B2B sales locally (hotels, restaurants, shops etc) and lead by example as an assisting foreman.

Your role in all this is:

  • Full P&L responsibility for multiple store locations

  • Implement our social commerce strategy

  • Turn the business around in Dutch department stores (be actively present in all locations: recruit, coach and drive the Department Managers and Sales Advisors to push sales

  • Deep dive into product assortment per location and come up with a plan to maximize sales and increase the sales per sqm

  • Build relationship with key stakeholders at Dutch department stores to initialize sales generating concepts (pop-ups, launches, events etc.)



Put your creativity to use for Fiskars Group

You have the right skills and personality to communicate with our stakeholders in different cultures of our region. You take ownership and thrive when you make the difference with innovative plans. You have a proactive attitude, take responsibility, assure excellence in execution and make sure your plans are financially sound. As a natural leader, people look to you to get the job done. You set the priorities, keep the bigger picture in mind while paying attention to the details.



What is needed for this role?

  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree, Associate degree is acceptable

  • At least 2-3 years experience as a Store Manager, Extensive retail experience in a premium environment

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Proficiency in Retail Math, KPIs and Microsoft Office

  • Ability to analyze sales plans and reports

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both German and English

  • Creative and entrepreneurial mindset

  • Flexible in terms of working days/hours, including weekends

  • Likes to work in a changing environment, able to handle change


Your career at Fiskars Group

We want you to be at your best with us. Fiskars Group is a highly entrepreneurial and winning environment – the kind of environment where you thrive. We take pride in our heritage and in our responsibility to our employees, the communities we serve, and the generations that come after us. We believe in value-based leadership and in learning and development opportunities. Our culture is international, performance driven and modern.


Additional Information

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary and an attractive bonus culture

  • The ability to combine work with travel abroad

  • Great learning and development opportunities

  • Can you imagine yourself working together with us to make the everyday extraordinary? Let us know by sending your resume to [email protected] or by applying via the link below and join our team!