3rd January 2019

Account Manager 11188 1AA

People Marketing Fashion Recruitment
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This opportunity is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Account Manager for an established womens/menswear supplier in Leicestershire. You will need to have a good eye for identifying and interpreting commercial trends, confident presentation and negotiation skills and enjoy being part of a small, hands on team.

The Role

  • To proactively develop & manage business with existing retailers, and to seek new business opportunities with existing and new accounts.
  • To work closely with design, in house sampling to develop innovative and commercial ranges and ensure customer standards are met.
  • To be commercially aware of latest key trends/research and proactively develop product for presentation to new and existing customers
  • Negotiate prices, deliveries and minimums with buyers to work within manufacturing leadtimes.
  • To ensure effective communication with the customer from concept stage to confirmation of order, approvals and to delivery.
  • Oversee the critical path throughout the lifecycle of the process from concept/order to delivery.

The Candidate

  • Previous relevant experience within a similar Sales or Account Manager position within fashion or accessories (min. 4-5years).
  • Proven experience from within a supplier environment to a mix of high street retailers, mail order, online retailers etc.
  • Ability to drive and develop successful working relationships with customers from design concept to delivery. To deliver rewarding business and achieve sales targets.
  • Confident understanding of the supply/manufacturing process.
  • Highly motivated, organised, attentive to detail with excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Good networking & negotiation skills

Valid driving licence. Ability to travel UK/offshore

Many thanks,

Please apply with your updated CV

To apply, and for more information, please follow this link: http://www.manchesterfashion.com/jobs/vNw6b6FB9mb22XrJu