Port Washington, New York

Requisition ID: 308682 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Promotions Specialist – Optical Channel is responsible for performing and/or overseeing various activities relating to the sales team and customer programs in North America with a specific emphasis on the independent channel. The specialist supports the team in the design of quarterly promotions, sales incentives, and budget management related to these incentives.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support promotional activities by managing the creation of promotion codes within SAP
  • Design impactful sales tools for promotional incentives using internal resources as well as working with outside agencies
  • Work closely with Business Development Analyst to support and build promotional reporting inclusive of sales consultant incentives and gift with purchase offers.
  • Write communications to sales team about promotional incentives
  • Manage inventory of promotional items, support shipments and work with outside agencies to deliver goods
  • Manage payment, processing and follow up of promotional incentives within SAP system
  • Tracks and monitors spend on promotional activities by updating budget files.
  • Monitor and maintain annual and quarterly program and results in promotional calendar.
  • Supports sales events in creation promotional tools such as flyers, ordering promotional goods, and promotions.
  • Supports build out of program documents to be presented to legal teams
  • Support customer updates within SAP system to ensure customer database is up to date with program and partnership benefits.
  • Contribute to the development of materials for sales meetings including presentations and leave behind materials
  • Communication with internal departments promotional value set
  • Pearle Vision liaison to coordinate transitions and database updates
  • Light travel when needed

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience working sales operations, promotions, marketing.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively cross-functionally within the organization as well as with external customers.
  • Strong initiative and sense of urgency – ability to work within the high expectation of the company and team
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to quickly generate and initiate creative solutions to problems as they arise
  • Ability to solve various types of problems that may involve multiple departments within the Company.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to forge strong working relationships with internal teams and sales force.
  • Must be able to think creatively and critically, solve problems and track, analyze and report data effectively
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis processes.
  • Ability to work independently and creatively problem solve.
  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with SAP

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Port Washington, New York

Luxottica produces and distributes sun and prescription eyewear of high technical and stylistic quality to improve the well-being and satisfaction of its customers and at the same time create value for employees and the communities in which the Group operates. Every collection, every pair of glasses, is the result of an ongoing process of research and development whose aim is to anticipate and interpret the needs, desires and aspirations of consumers all over the world.

Founded in 1961 by Leonardo Del Vecchio, always involved in protecting eyes and optimising the look of men and women everywhere, the Luxottica Group is now a vertically integrated organization, producing and distributing prescription frames and sunglasses of high technical quality and style.

The constant attention paid to research and development, technological innovation, the adaptation to market evolutions in respect of people and the environment, have led Luxottica through worldwide expansion.

Production

Product design, development and manufacturing take place in Luxottica’s six production facilities in Italy, three factories in China, one in Brazil and one sport sunglasses production facility in the United States. Luxottica also has a small plant in India serving the local market.

Trademarks

The design and quality of Luxottica’s products and strong and well-balanced brand portfolio are known around the world. Proprietary brands include Ray-Ban, one of the world’s best known brands for eyewear, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette. Licensed brands include Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Prada, Starck Eyes, Tiffany, Tory Burch and Versace .

Wholesale distribution

The Group’s wholesale distribution network covers more than 130 countries across five continents and has nearly 50 commercial subsidiaries providing direct operations in key markets. 

Retail distribution

Direct wholesale operations are complemented by an extensive retail network comprising over 7,000 stores worldwide as of December 31, 2014.

Luxottica is a leader in the prescription business in North America with its LensCrafters and Pearle Vision retail brands, in Asia-Pacific with the OPSM and Laubman & Pank brands, in China with the LensCrafters brand and in South America with the GMO brand. In North America, Luxottica operates points of sale for its retail licensed brands under the Sears Optical and Target Optical brands.

Additionally, Luxottica operates one of the largest managed vision care networks in the United States through EyeMed and the second largest lens finishing network, with three central laboratories, over 900 on-site labs at LensCrafters stores, a fully dedicated Oakley lab and an additional facility based in China dedicated to North American optical retail.

Luxottica has a global retail organization to support its sun and luxury retail brands including Sunglass Hut, ILORI and The Optical Shop of Aspen. The Sunglass Hut brand, in particular, has a global presence with stores in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

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