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Sales Person

Ref: 06502 | Permanent | London | £30 - £40 per Annum

Sales person – denim and casual trousers – business development ESSENTIAL

A highly successful, supplier to the high street is looking for a Sales person 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 Sales person from a high street supplier. You will have an excellent knowledge of the manufacturing process 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. Experience on denim and casual bottoms is ideal.
As sales person, your role will include:

* Developing new accounts, bringing on new business as well as nurturing existing ones
* 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.
* 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 prioritising their demands to ensure all customers are satisfied with the service we are providing at all times.

Please note this role will involve working with existing customers to maintain and GROW NEW ACCOUNTS on casual bottoms and denim, as well as bringing in new customers. Up to date contacts with UK high street brand and European customers is desirable.

Please contact Donna Ellwood for further information.

Phone : 020 7488 9922

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