Extras Group Key Account Manager

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
DOE
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Sector
Accessories
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

A fantastic opportunity to join a multiple brand accessories company based in the North of England. Extras Group has 4 operating brands in our portfolio and currently sells into a wide range of retail stores, including some of the UK’s high profile national store groups. We are looking for a self-motivated sales professional who is ready for a new challenge.

The Role

  • Manage and grow existing accounts, selling our brands in to a wide variety of retailers both UK and internationally
  • Target and secure new business in keeping with each brand’s relevant profile
  • Regular market and customer feedback with the product development team to develop and review product strategy for the coming seasons
  • Identify individual opportunities for growth and apply strategy through to execution of sales.
  • Represent Brands at UK and International trade shows
  • You will be responsible for cost price negotiations, planning, organising and overseeing production through to final delivery
  • Feedback and presentation of sell through on a monthly basis to internal teams

The Individual

  • Must be prepared to sell multiple brands in to assorted types of retail across fashion, department stores and lifestyle.
  • Solid experience with Key Account Management
  • Knowledge of the accessories market and relevant buyers and also competitors
  • Reliable, attention to detail and structured work style
  • Self driven, enthusiastic and confident of own abilities
  • Experience within bags is preferred  
  • Must be able to think on your feet and wear different caps per brand on a daily basis
  • Personable and confident with the ability to nurture and maintain existing customer relationships as well as quickly build new ones
  • Ability to travel, UK and internationally as required
  • Full UK driving license