Sales Account Manager

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£ Dependent Upon Experience+ Car + Bonus
Posted
21 Aug 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Ref
11188 AA
Contact
Clare Turner
Job Type
Permanent

This opportunity is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Account Manager for an established womens/menswear supplier in Leicestershire.  You will need to have a good eye for identifying and interpreting commercial trends, confident presentation and negotiation skills and enjoy being part of a small, hands on team.

The Role

  • To proactively develop & manage business with existing retailers, and to seek new business opportunities with existing and new accounts.
  • To work closely with design, in house sampling 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 new and existing customers
  • Negotiate prices, deliveries and minimums with buyers to work within manufacturing leadtimes.
  • To ensure effective communication with the customer 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.

The Candidate

  • Previous relevant experience within a similar Sales or Account Manager position within fashion or accessories (min. 4-5years).
  • Proven experience from within a supplier environment to a mix of high street retailers, mail order, online retailers etc.
  • Ability to drive and develop successful working relationships with customers from design concept to delivery. To deliver rewarding business and achieve sales targets.
  • Confident understanding of the supply/manufacturing process.
  • Highly motivated, organised, attentive to detail with excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Good networking & negotiation skills
  • Valid driving licence.  Ability to travel UK/offshore.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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