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Fashion Account Manager

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Chessington, Greater London, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Drive sales of all products with existing and new customers. Ensure a first-class service to customers, whilst directing their development process to maximise consumer sales.

Job Description:

Responsible for managing key accounts

Target and win new business on desirable terms

Full profit and loss responsibility

Maximise sales and profit opportunities in existing and new customers

Accurately cost complete products, ensuring margin targets are achieved and exceeded

Develop good relationships with buyers

Gaining their confidence, enabling strong commercial direction on product development

Select relevant products from supplier library and bespoke to customer requirements

Negotiate prices with both suppliers and customers

Sales forecasting and budgeting

Involvement in annual and quarterly reporting and budgeting

Cost complete products, ensuring margin targets are achieved

Person Specification:

* Proven track record of selling to major retailers

* Strong negotiation skills

* Ability to multi-task and move several projects forward at once

* Accuracy essential

* Team player on every level

* Able to work under pressure and prioritise

* Computer literate – Outlook and Excel

* Full Driving License holder – expecting to attend 2-3 out of office meetings a week

Desired but not essential:

* Experience of developing products to create bespoke items for customers

* Fashion and retail industry experience

* Fluent European language(s)

Additional Information:

* Based in Chessington

* Competitive Salary + 15% bonus

* Car allowance or company car

* 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday with 4.00pm finish on Fridays

* 4 days a week in the office, flexibility to work 1 day a week from home

* Private Healthcare cover

* Healthcare Cash Plan

* Life Assurance cover (3 x salary)

* Business Travel Insurance

* Pension Scheme

* 23 days holiday per annum, rising to 25 after 5 years of service

* Annual Season Travel ticket loan

* Ride to Work Bike Scheme

* Childcare Voucher Scheme

We appreciate the time you took to apply for this vacancy, however due to the high level of applications that we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates. In the meantime, please check out our website to read more about our company and privacy policy.

Optima Recruitment specialists in Permanent & Temporary Recruitment, including; Administration, Secretarial & PA, Accounts & Finance, Graduate Opportunities, Human Resources, Recruitment Consultancy, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service and Legal

Reference: 210401208

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