UK and International Sales Manager

Location
London W2
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Function
Sales
Sector
Jewellery
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

Overview

Astley Clarke is a leading British fine jewellery brand that is developing its wholesale business within the UK and Internationally. We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager that has a proven track record of establishing strategic relationships within the fine jewellery category with key department stores and leading independent boutiques both in the UK and Internationally.

Key Responsibilities

* Developing and maintaining key relationships with Department store buyers, business owners and key decision makers across existing and potential new target accounts.

* Managing the UK Account Manager to ensure appropriate accounts are opened the assortments are commercial and on-brand and the training and in-store presentation is maintained to a high standard

* Identifying, opening and managing key International accounts.

* Attending range reviews and assisting with the selection of the wholesale assortment, creating impactful display guidelines.

* Managing and attending appropriate trade shows, press events.

* Forecasting seasonal sales, setting budgets, overseeing trade marketing spend

* Establishing non GBP pricing guides.

Personal Qualities

* Experience of sales and account management within a fine jewellery brand.

* Track record of opening new strategic accounts, ideally both in UK and Internationally

* Ability to communicate at all levels

* A strong ambassador for the brand and passionate about jewellery

* Numeric, able to forecast sales, calculate pricing, agree terms and analyse reporting to provide a commentary

* Ambitious, prepared to work hard to achieve results and grow both the brand and the role responsibly.

* A team player, as a small business it is vital that you are hands on enough to be prepared to do any task that needs doing.