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Account Manager - Nightwear and Athleisure

Job Title: Account Manager - Nightwear and Athleisure
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: 2/12/19
Duration: 9 months
REF: 2561_1567608235
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our Client is a supplier of fast fashion garments and has had a presence in the UK for over 20 years. They are looking for an Account Manager to cover Maternity Leave in their Nightwear and Athleisure Department. Offering a competitive package this in a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate; who must be highly professional, have superb organisational skills and be an excellent communicator at all levels.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Communicate with Buyers/customers/ Far East teams on the day to day issues
  • Required to build and maintain good working relationships with customers and within the team
  • Monitoring the critical path sent by the far East team to the customers
  • Coordinate activity of fabric, garment techs, merchandising and design teams to ensure on-time delivery of product development projects
  • General Admin, keeping clear records of submits and approvals
  • In conjunction with the design team, present a new product to customers
  • Should be able to negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree on cost prices with customers & factories
  • Excellent administration skills
  • 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.
  • To be an active member of the team
  • To conduct any other duties as reasonably required by the company


Person Specification

  • Flexible and hands-on - Ability to adapt to changing circumstances quickly
  • Demonstrate product knowledge and experience of liaising with the Far East
  • Be a proactive, open-minded team player
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to multitask
  • Excellent Computer/IT Skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Organised - Ability to organise own workload
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Have a friendly and personable disposition
  • Willingness to undertake UK travel
  • Experience in the Fashion Industry of at least 4-5 years