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Account Manager - Men's Woven

Job Title: Account Manager - Men's Woven
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + commission +package
Start Date: asap
REF: 2745_1580735692
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email: shelley@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

My client is a leading supplier of Menswear to many leading high street retailers. Due to continued growth they are looking for an experienced menswear account manager with a strong background in casual wovens who is motivated sales driven and looking to furhter develop their career .
The position requires a highly motivated, commercially aware individual with excellent communication skills who can work alongside the Sales Director to maintain and develop their existing customers .
For this role you will need to men's casual woven product knowledge and experience of liaising and dealing with the Far East.

Main Responsibilities Will 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
  • Coordinate activity of fabric, garment techs, merchandising and design teams to ensure on-time delivery of product development projects
  • General Admin, chasing samples, organising samples, taking photos of garments, keeping clear records of submits and approvals
  • Provide guidance and assistance to design teams to ensure product development aligns with internal strategy and customer strategy
  • In conjunction with design team, and sales director present new product to customers
  • Negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree cost prices with customers
  • Travel in UK to visit existing customers


Person Specification:

  • Must possess excellent inter personal and communication
  • Ability to take direction; work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative
  • Previous experience working for a menswear supplier highly advantageous
  • Good understanding of Mens Woven garments
  • Must be capable of working under pressure
  • Have an ability to work to critical deadlines
  • Be able to work unsupervised in an accurate, methodical and organised manner with attention to detail
  • Experience working with India, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh factories preferred