We are looking for a passionate Account Manager for our young, growing client. You must have experience working within a fast-paced fashion supplier in a similar position. You will manage a selection of accounts through building relationships with factories, customers and other departments.
·Responsible for business development and sales for multiple product areas with external partners, previous experience working to KPI's would be advantageous.
·Maintain relationships with existing partners, upselling and seeking new business opportunities should be second nature.
·Highly driven and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
·Solid understanding of Critical Path Management.
·Ensure timely and successful delivery solutions according to customer needs and objectives.
·Report clearly the progress to internal departments and business executives.
·Manage your own customer accounts ensuring relationships are maintained and developed - ensuring your accounts are serviced to a high standard.
·Attend critical path meetings with the production team regularly.
·Liaise regularly with factories and suppliers in China to ensure timely production and delivery of all orders.
·Maintain a very good relationship with Merchandising and Design Team to ensure any production/delivery issues are dealt with and all orders run smoothly.
·Manage your shipping schedule/ packing lists and invoices in a timely and efficient manner.
What we need from you?
·Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and PowerPoint.
·Minimum 2 years' experience in working in a busy production department.
·Understanding of the order, shipping and invoice process.
·Excellent communication skills both externally and at all levels internally.
·Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
·Enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated.
·Ability to work on an individual level as well as a team environment.
·Proactive with problem solving skills.
·Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and driven to continually improve.
·A passion for production.