Account Manager 11549 AA
Application Deadline: 31st August
A new opportunity looking to recruit a dynamic, customer focused Account Manager with an established supplier of childrens, mens and womenswear.
Account Manager – The Role:
- To proactively manage all day to day activities and communication with key accounts and supply base.
- To work closely with design and product development, 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 customers
- Provide costings, negotiate prices, deliveries and minimums with buyers to work within manufacturing leadtimes.
- To ensure effective communication with all parties 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.
- To negotiate trading terms with the supply base, developing strong relationships with factories and a full understanding for their capabilities, compliance and compatibility to meet customers’ requirements.
Account Manager – The Person Specification:
Previous experience within an Account Management or similar Sales Management position in fashion/textiles, supplying to key retailers, high street, mail order, and online ·
A knowledge of working with licenses would be advantageous.
Proven experience in understanding customer specific needs and ability to implement successfully
Strong commercial background in managing the supply chain process, building strong relationships with factories and supply base
Effective communication skills both written and oral.
Highly motivated, good team player, proactive, methodical and organised with effective time management skills to work in a fast paced working environment
Ability to work proactively and to trouble shoot/problem solve.
Good numerical ability with a knowledge of negotiating costings and prices.
To apply, and for more information, please follow this link: http://www.manchesterfashion.com/jobs/dhkY2QaNSX5FwmowW