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Business Development/Account Manager - Children's wear

Job Title: Business Development/Account Manager - Children's wear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 2802_1582806798
Contact Name: Val May
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Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently working with a leading supplier of children's wear. The business has been established over twenty years producing over 20m pieces per month. The company recently opened a London office and is actively looking to recruit an experienced Business Development/Account Manager who has key contacts with the major supermarkets and High street Fashion Retailers within the UK and Europe.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for bringing onboard new accounts with the fast fashion high street retailers and supermarkets within children's wear.
  • Develop relationships with buyers.
  • Present ranges to customers in a confident and professional manner.
  • Work with design teams to ensure that customer feedback is passed on and new collections can be improved.
  • Maintain communication with customers and ensure they are kept up to date on deliveries and dealing with any issues which may arise.
  • Sales reporting and analysis with customers and Office in Turkey, dealing with best sellers, slow sellers, and replenishment.

Person Specifications

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to maintain professional relationships
  • Motivated to succeed and develop the company's positioning in the market
  • You must be confident to manage and overcome objections
  • An ability to encourage repeat buys and get buyers excited about the product
  • Previous experience selling children's wear into the supermarkets and high street retailers