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Account Manager - Childrenswear Brand

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits incl.car and commission
REF: 2746_1580732365
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

Due to continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sales Account Manager looking to join a thriving financially sound International Childrenswear Fashion Brand. My client is looking for someone with some childrenswear knowledge but most importantly someone who has a willingness and desire to work and grow this brand with key accounts and independent throughout the UK and Ireland .

This role will be encompass a lot of travel throughout the UK and Ireland so would be best suit someone based in the Midlands or the North. The right candidate should have experience within a similar role and be able to prioritise with a flexible approach.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Maximising sales from childrenswear brands and actively introducing new categories when applicable.
  • Achieving set targets and budgets.
  • Reviewing the weekly sales data and generating new daily business.
  • Working very closely with the Sales manager and Sales team. Includes Merchandising, Customer services and operations
  • Managing the on-going sales orders and driving the shipping
  • Devise and execute individual business plans to maximise the brand's growth and development.
  • Manage the implementation of the company's sales and distribution within the market place.
  • Oversee detailed analysis of sales data to improve forecasting and planning procedures.

Person specification:

  • Strong personality who can work well in an entrepreneurial fast moving aggressive driven company
  • Strong, successful sales record in Apparel and an in-depth knowledge of the UK fashion market preferably in childrenswear
  • Experience in childrenswear would be an advantage.
  • Experience of managing and opening multinational Key account business.
  • Previous experience dealing with all aspects of business management from budgeting, planning and analysis as well as day to day sales management tools.
  • Highly motivated, detail and results driven.
  • Able to open new accounts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a confident professional telephone manner
  • Computer literate and proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Full clean Driving Licence