Junior Account Manager

Location
High Wycombe
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
SC57923/001
Contact
Shabnam Choudhary
Sector
Unisex
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Junior
A recognisable name in the denim industry, my client is a supplier that has a strong customer base, consisting of high street retailers in the UK. The trend led company is currently looking for a driven Junior Account Manager who is passionate about product to join their team and really push and drive the business forward.

The Role:

Manage the development process for Buyers each season by working closely with the product development team

Responsible for the price negotiation process between the factory and Buyers, ensuring the desired margins and targets are achieved

Oversee the critical path with the support of merchandising teams to ensure all specific requirements are adhered to

Identify areas of growth for the business and really drive it forward by generating new ideas and maximising on repeat business and sales, as well as opening new accounts

The Ideal Candidate:

Proven experience working in a similar Junior Account Management role for a supplier to UK and International retailers and the ability to build successful relationships

A strong commercial eye and the ability to foresee potential opportunities and use them to grow the business

Excellent negotiation skills, a decisive character and the command to implement new ideas quickly and efficiently

Tenacious, confident and resilient, with a sales driven attitude

MUST be willing to travel internationally/in the UK and own a car, as head office is in a remote location near High Wycombe

What you will get in return:

Salary of £20-30k, dependent on experience

The opportunity to work closely with the Sales Director, really getting involved with product, from development to sales

Career development

International travel