Assistant Business Development Manager (BB-232AC)
Found in: Neuvoo CN
Description:At Ermenegildo Zegna the talent and passion of our people are the pillars of our success. Which is why we’re looking for an ambitious and successful Assistant Business Development Manager in Shanghai to contribute to our proud legacy and help shape our vibrant future.
What makes you, makes Zegna
The legacy of Zegna would not exist if it weren’t for the unique skills of every person in our teams; the makers, masters, designers and doers. Everyone contributes.
Business Development in Zegna has the mission to secure and monitor Zegna brand positioning, and act as Brand Ambassadors for Zegna, to activate the Greater China business strategy through business insights, distribution strategy, engagement of business partners and landlords and to secure prime real-estate for our stores.
What makes up your day
Step into a hands-on, minds-on work environment where every challenge and opportunity helps you realize your full potential.
In this role you will:
Execute under the leadership of the Senior BD manager the Zegna BD strategies and overall BD activities for Greater China; evangelize Zegna Brand strategy and act as brand ambassador with external stakeholders in the market Establish solid long-term value based relationships with key stakeholders and leverage them to bring immediate and long-term benefits to Zegna. Collect and continuously update business insights across the luxury and retail industry in the region to support commercial decisions to help define the BD strategy for the Company across the region. Negotiations with key stakeholders and owe negotiations in relevant steps: identify suitable locations which fit with brand positioning in the top luxury industry for new projects. Monitor market evolution and anticipate possible adjustments which could affect Zegna so to strategize and act in order to drive productivity and strengthen brand presence where appropriate for existing projects. Liaise with existing landlords to explore business opportunities which may arise; liaise with existing landlords on a day to day base to ensure Zegna boutique, business operations, legal matters are well maintained and properly upgraded. Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders for both existing and new projects Review contracts to ensure business terms are aligned with discussions Ensure compliance with local and national laws and requirements Negotiate business terms to ensure Company interests are being protected
What makes you, makes our team
When you join Zegna, you join a team, working together to shape the future of our Company. For this role, we’re looking for someone who:
Has uncompromised integrity and the ability to maintain strictest confidentiality. Has strong business acumen applied to retail and luxury in Greater China Has strong analytical skills and propensity to look into details Has outstanding communication, negotiation & presentation skills in both English and Chinese Natural inclination to listen, probe, decode expectations and pace interactions with stakeholders Has minimum 3 years’of relevant experience in business development in retail and luxury Experience developed within Brands, distributors, commercial retail estate agents, retail operation or shopping mall/department store management.
What makes you, makes our legacy
Ermenegildo Zegna Group is founded on a proud history of craftsmanship and quality dating back to 1910, with a vision to ethically create the world’s finest textiles. Zegna has since expanded to ready-to-wear, becoming one of Italy’s most successful family companies and a global luxury lifestyle brand.
Through our vertically-integrated, sheep to shop approach, we strive to create exceptional products without compromising on quality of life for future generations. With over 500 stores and 6,500 employees worldwide, our success is inspired by our founder’s pioneering spirit and shaped by the expertise and integrity of every individual at Zegna.
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