Assistant Business Development & Travel Retail Manager

by Lauris Yip in Food and Beverage
Hong Kong


Our client, an international chocolate retailer is urgently seeking candidates for the post of Assistant Business Development & Travel Retail Manager.


  • Work closely with the existing TR retailer/operators, wholesalers/distributors and support the growth to reach the Sales target
  • Negotiate sales deal with the operators and ensure the implementation of sales strategy
  • Provide timely commercial proposal and proactively look for new commercial opportunities suitable to company positioning in assigned geographic area, including operators in Asean, Greater China, Australia, Korea and Japan
  • Control and follow the purchase orders working closely with Finance and Supply Chain team
  • Inventory management, ensure orders are processed and delivered on time
  • Creation and delivery of business proposals included of proposed assortment, sales tools, visual merchandising, price information and targets
  • Assist the International Team in identifying and organizing fairs and exhibitions
  • Assist the Business Development Manager in strategic business reviews
  • Work closely with the Head of Business Development in the development and expansion of new markets and opportunities in Travel Retail
  • Work closely with the prospect/travel retail operators to construct business plans, set sales targets, manage targets and review customer profile and category contribution per location to customize assortment
  • Monitor the merchandising, assortments and planograms are respected in the different locations
  • Ensuring availability of sufficient inventory, testers and printed materials on counter


  • Degree holder preferably with major in Economics or Business Administration
  • Minimum 4 years' relevant experience preferably in retail or food industries
  • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Mandarin and/or Cantonese proficiency is a plus
  • Ability to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel extensively (up to 40% of the time)
To apply, please send your resume to

Lauris Yip

Lauris Yip

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