Sales Account Manager
This opportunity is looking to recruit a proactive Sales Account Manager for an established multi category largely jersey based supplier (adults and childrens) in Leicestershire. In addition to interpreting and presenting commercial trends, your role will be to grow business (organically, from existing or new), and you will need to demonstrate confident negotiation skills and the ability to deliver good service, whilst being part of a small, hands on team.
Sales Account Manager - 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 and garment technical, 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.
Sales Account Manager - The Candidate:
- Previous relevant experience within a similar Sales or Account Manager position within fashion or accessories (min. 4-5years). Previous jersey, nightwear, underwear, loungewear or swimwear experience is desirable.
- 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
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