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Account Manager - Jersey and Wovens

Job Title: Account Manager - Jersey and Wovens
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + commission
Start Date: asap
REF: 1947_1534515651
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

A new role has arisen for one of my clients who are one of the leading suppliers to most major UK retailers and supermarket chains in the Uk. They are looking for an experienced account manager with relevant product experience to join their existing team . Previous experience within Nightwear sales is highly advantageous .

Main Responsibilities will include

  • Communicate with Buyers / customers on day to day issues
  • Product development and managing critical paths with Merchants
  • Open new accounts within the UK and exploiting already open accounts to their full potential.
  • 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
  • Negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree cost prices with customers
  • Travel in UK and to Far East

Person Requirements

  • Relevant product knowledge within Nightwear and Jersey
  • Experienced in Sales relevant products to the major high street and value retail market, with a good connections with retailer buyers
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Good MS office applications knowledge especially Word and Exce
  • Experience in the garment / fashion business and knowledge of production cycle in factories in China, Bangladesh & India is desirable
  • Experience of product development, sourcing, trends and production
  • Budgeting and forecasting skills is desirable
  • Full clean driving Licence