Sales Development Manager - Cosmetics

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We are on the hunt for a Sales Development Manager to provide full operations support, direction & guidance to stores in the Munster region. This brand has seen phenomenal growth in recent years and is very popular retailer.  


Retail Sales

  • To discuss retail sales targets for each store with the Account Managers and monitor and analyse weekly / monthly / quarterly retail sales to ensure actual in line with forecasts.
  • Analyse new product sales ensuring all opportunities are being maximised.
  • Analyse and assess productivity ensuring that all teams are using Training practises.


  • To recruit all potential Counter Managers and Beauty Consultants to company methods.
  • To monitor and analyse the effectiveness of recruitment in line with stability figures, LTO and training figures.

Training and Development

  • Identify and meet training needs on the area liaising with Regional Sales Manager and Training Manager where needed for additional training support.
  • Increase Area performance by continually coaching and developing the team of Account Managers and Beauty Consultants.
  • Ensure all team have regular Store Visit forms completed with measurable objectives. 
  • Network
  • To build and retain good relationships with our Retailing Partners ensuring that we are all working towards shared goals and best practice, and that we maximise their support in the field.


  • To ensure that all retail expenditure is in line with budget.


  • At least 5 years commercial retail experience
  • Area management experience, or Senior level management experience within a Department Store (e.g. Sales Manager, Dept Manager) or business managers within retail
  • Strong people management skills
  • General employment law knowledge
  • Good commercial awareness & business acumen
  • IT Skills - Excel intermediate

Salary: €40,000, bonus, company car, phone and laptop

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: Digital,  FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.