Account Handler / Lingerie Designer

London (Greater)
Competitive, dependant on experience
11 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type

The Company
Our client is a highly successful lingerie supplier, creating intimate apparel and nightwear that combines craftsmanship and ground- breaking designs. They are looking for an Account Handler/Lingerie Designer to join their team in London. 

Account Handler / Lingerie Designer - The Role:

  • Design, manage and product develop new and original collections / product areas each phase/season and present to our customers. 
  • Buy key fashion samples, Attend Trade fairs sourcing fabrics and trims. 
  • Work with the client’s CAD artists on original design artwork in line with the customer’s requirements. 
  • Create trend boards, translating into commercial designs. 
  • Create and implement the Critical Path.
  • Working Alongside the Garment Technologist, creating detailed design specs & attending fit sessions. 
  • Negotiate prices and monitor margins to maximise profit levels. Drive sales to grow accounts year on year.
  • Leading all external meetings/ far east factory visits and to be a positive ambassador for the brand.  

Account Handler / Lingerie Designer- The Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a similar role would be beneficial
  • Ability to problem solve and direct factories and suppliers to achieve quality standards and on-time delivery
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to drive sales and build positive business relationships
  • A minimum of 5 years’ commercial experience would be preferred
  • Must have a true understanding of the technical side of lingerie
  • Stong commercial awareness
  • Must have a make it happen attitude

Account Handler / Lingerie Designer - The Package:

- Competitive dependant on experience

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be considered