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Account Manager

Ref: 05465 | Permanent | Central London | £35000 - £40000 per Annum

Account Manager – Maternity Cover
A highly successful, trend led supplier to the high street is looking for an Account Manager/Sales Manager to join their team.
This is a great opportunity to gain some experience with a successful ladies wear supplier to well-known high street brands.
The successful candidate will be an existing Account Manager/Sales Manager from a high street supplier. You will have an excellent knowledge of CMT manufacturing and able to work well within a team. You will have excellent communication and negotiating skills and the ability to build and maintain customer relationships.
As Account Manager, your role will include:
Working on all customer costing/enquiries and taking final decisions on margins and OH negotiating to maintain a healthy bottom line across orders/accounts. Taking views across volume and smaller all store orders.
Raising orders on our online system, booking cloth and initiating critical paths for all orders.
Offering solutions and cross costing/sourcing on orders to make sure they are secured, by thinking commercially and understanding the needs of the customer.
Communicating with Rep office in Vietnam for order negotiation
Overseeing the Merchandiser and following up on orders through to delivery, negotiating extensions discount/airs where necessary using my initiative to make tough decisions, to protect the companies interest as best possible whist not jeopardizing the customer relationship.
Working with design team to engineer product for customer retail price points and trend
Ensuring we are covering all best-selling product/fabric move ons in a timely manner across seasons to continue to secure volume programs and offer design/fabric and innovation for moving forward, making sure we close the gap between us and our competitors.
Being fully aware of the market and high street stores/product and direction by store/social media research as well as working closely with buying teams to stay up to date on sales feedback and figures weekly.
Confidently holding regular sales meetings with the customers to show new product/fabrics alongside the Designer
Maintaining good relationship with customers, balancing and prioritizing their demands to ensure all customers are satisfied with the service we are providing at all times.

Please note this is a temporary role, to cover Maternity leave and the successful candidate should be available to start from mid-May.

Please contact Nicola Asuncion for further information.

Phone : 0207 488 9922

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