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National Business Developer, Sales Canada

Montreal, QC, Canada; Toronto, ON, Canada; Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #187
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

We are seeking a dynamic, results oriented Business Developer for our Canadian market. This person will be responsible for building relationships and opening new accounts with potential retailers.  This role requires strong abilities in the prospecting and developing of new business in order to increase sales revenue through new accounts.


Responsible for:

  • Develop strategies to grow a new market and increase presence in all territories
  • Grow existing account base by effectively communicating the corporate values, beliefs and products to new and potential customers
  • Identify potential new business by reaching out to prospects and introducing the Joseph Ribkoff brand
  •  Assists in the implementation of company marketing plans as needed
  • Proactively seek to expand the representation of the brand through events (trade shows & trunk shows)

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of sales experiences / customer service, preferably in fashion
  • Recognized aptitude for sales and the ability to positively influence customers
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop loyal and business relationships with customers
  • Strong business acumen, negotiation skills, leadership and the ability to influence
  • Ability to thrive in a competitive, dynamic and quota-driven environment
  • Effective analytical and strategic territory planning skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to travel within the territory
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Travel required across Canada
  • Based preferably in:  Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment



Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada