Elite Associates have partnered with a beautiful luxury designer of bridal and eveningwear to recruit a wholesale manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an amazing team and successful business. You will need extensive experience in couture or bridal.
Roles and responsibilities:
Identify new sales opportunities, create strategy for pursuing targets
Responsible for closing sales, including management and care of new customers
Manage and build strong relationships with key accounts
Achieve sales and profitability targets
Seasonal forecasting and planning
Seasonal sales analysis and reporting
Attending trade show and events
Keep up to date with market and competitor performance/ trends.
Prospect: research and recruit potential clients
Build strong relationships with accounts across all levels
Strong strategic sales background with an impressive track record
Wholesale planning, Customer order Management to drive sales and account profitability
Travel seasonally to key doors to understand business opportunities
Provide account and door performance information
Minimum of 3 years Wholesale experience in Bridal or Couture
Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point
Proven ability to drive sales and profitability of an account
Strong communication and interpersonal/people skills, ability to establish partnerships with all levels of managers and business partners
Highly organised and detail oriented
Excellent time management skills, prioritising and multi -tasking
Travel required for client visits and trade shows
A love of bridal
Well connected; excellent luxury retailer / distribution relationships across the world
Enthusiasm and ability drive to achieve results
Deep understanding of nurturing and building brand value
Target oriented, with a proven track record of meeting / exceeding budgets
Strong analytical skills
Good interpersonal skills
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