Head of Global Sales & Marketing


Job Description:

Tribe Recruitment ltd

About the Company

AS Colour flies under the radar, yet is a phenomenally successful global apparel business, founded in NZ. Since 2005 they have been designing & producing premium quality apparel that stands the test of time. With its head office in Auckland and market leading tech based distribution centre, they now employ over 250 people globally with operations in NZ, Australia, USA, and the UK. They have 20 retail stores but roughly 90% of the business is B2B and with Private Equity investment they are experiencing significant growth globally, particularly in the USA.

AS Colour are now looking for an ambitious & commercially astute Head of Global Sales & Marketing to join their leadership team as they continue to drive growth and maximise their business potential.

About the Role

Reporting into the Managing Director and Founder, the Head of Global Sales & Marketing sits on the Executive Team and is a key leadership role, responsible for developing & executing the strategic global sales & marketing plan. With premium quality and the customer at the heart of the AS Colour business, you will support your own leadership group (In market GM’s, Head of Marketing, Head of Sales, Head of Retail) to set clear and well-defined strategies for each market (with a particular emphasis on USA & Europe) in order to drive profitable and sustainable growth.

Already a highly successful organisation, this role requires someone to immerse themselves within the business, embrace the culture & environment and then quickly add value through your previous experiences driving efficiencies and growth globally, through the complexities this entails. This will be through leadership, technology, innovation, best practice systems & processes, market knowledge and broad commercial experience and acumen. All opportunities and potential are still there to be tapped.

This is a strategic and highly collaborative role as they sell through different channels (B2B, E-commerce and Retail) and global markets in an industry that is truly fast moving, therefore the successful candidate will bring that mix of strategic and commercial capability, yet hands on, across the detail, comfortable in an environment where opinions are sought, and everyone rolls their sleeves up to get the job done.

About You

We are looking for a highly intelligent and ambitious Executive level Sales & Marketing leader with significant experience either working in or growing and developing international markets, particularly the USA & Europe. You will ideally come from a broad Sales (B2B, Retail, Online) & Marketing (E-commerce, CRM, Digital) background and having an understanding of streetwear culture, or apparel, would also be an advantage. Certainly someone who identifies with the product and market is a must.

It would be great to see some corporate or multinational experience on your CV and the resulting best practice systems & process experience this brings, however AS Colour are an entrepreneurial and dynamic business so you will also need to have some experience in a high growth organisation. It would be great to bring knowledge of the do’s and don’ts of growing a global business.

We are looking for a Head of Global Sales & Marketing who can lead through an aggressive growth phase. You will be an embracing, engaging, and highly visible leader with a confident mindset that others will naturally follow, who can act and make decisions that will improve outcomes. You will be authentic and empathetic in all you do.

This is a unique and incredibly rare leadership position in the NZ market, join a tight knit team who are on a mission to achieve greatness globally. Succession planning opportunities are strong.

Apply Now!

To find out more, please get in touch with Cameron King on 0220731320 for a confidential chat

To apply for this vacancy, you MUST be a New Zealand or Australian citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

At the appropriate stage we will request your references, we ask that you do not include them on your CV when applying.

At Tribe we have our guiding light to show us the way. We bring our whole selves to work. We encourage inclusion in every single interaction. We genuinely care about people, and are curious about their stories. We celebrate all points of view. We will help you find your tribe, the same way we have. We’re all on a journey together so come along…

Executive/General Management

Tribe Recruitment ltd

Posted on: 

21 October 2021