3rd January 2019

Assistant Account Manager 11338 AA

People Marketing Fashion Recruitment
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Are you looking to progress your career in Account / Sales Management?  This well-established supplier with own manufacturing resources has an immediate opportunity for a career minded individual who shares their passion for delivering innovative and commercial menswear.

Assistant Account Manager – The role

• Liaise with customer / accounts on all aspects of buying cycle. Being first point of contact dealing with all queries and liaising with internal/external teams, suppliers and factories.

• Management of critical path from sampling through to bulk production (to FOB or landed date).

• Ensure production/delivery is on time.

• Work with design team to create a ranges for each season/ each customer, with mini ranges in-between seasons ensuring levels of business and development of each account to grow business.

• Working on costings to improve margins, reduce costs and to agree price standard.

• Monitor weekly sales figures.

• Meeting fabric suppliers, offshore teams and factories to develop & source new fabrics/trims, competitive prices and improved lead-times.

• Ensure all approvals on fabrics and linings are signed off on a timely basis

• Ensure all paperwork and submissions are correctly organised

Assistant Account Manager – The Candidate

• Previous experience within a similar Assistant Account Manager role, sales support or front facing merchandiser position within a supplier environment.

• Good knowledge of the garment manufacturing process

• Effective inter personnel and communication skills (written and oral)

• Proactive approach, highly organised, methodical, accurate and attentive to the detail

• Confident critical path management experience.

• A great team player, and someone who will seize both opportunity and accountability.

• Ability to identify and mitigate issues early on in the process

• Computer literate to a high standard on Word, Outlook and Excel

Please apply with your updated CV

To apply, and for more information, please follow this link: http://www.manchesterfashion.com/jobs/S7aoiCf9BFvkK5wfC