Account Manager Jersey And Children's Wear

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
North West
County :
Greater Manchester
Town :
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND
Category :
Sales
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
1500_1507806389

Job description

Role description
Our Client is a successful supplier for major brands and retailers both UK and Internationally, supplying ready-made fashion Jersey and Childrenswear garments.

Main Responsibilities include

* Communicate with Buyers / customers on day to day issues
* Required to build and maintain good working relationships both within the team and with other teams/departments within the Company
* Product development and managing the critical path with Merchants
* Open new accounts within the UK
* Coordinate activity of fabric, garment techs, merchandising and design teams to ensure on-time delivery of product development projects
* Provide guidance and assistance to design teams to ensure product development aligns with internal strategy and customer strategy
* In conjunction with design team, present new product to customers
* If possible should be able to negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree cost prices with customers
* Represent company interests to third parties, including customers, suppliers and manufacturers.
* Ability to work flexible hours, as and when required due to the nature of the business.
* General administrative work that might be required for the fulfillment of the assignments in hand.
* Travel in UK and to Far East

Person Requirements

* Experience selling into the Fashion High street retailers
* Must possess excellent inter personal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
* Ability to take direction; work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative
* Must be dedicated and detailed orientated
* Must be capable of working under pressure
* Have an ability to work to critical path
* Be able to work unsupervised in an accurate, methodical and organised manner with attention to detail
* Ability to prioritise and multi-task
* Be able to travel within UK and Far East

This role can be based in Manchester or London