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Childrenswear Account Manager

Job Title: Childrenswear Account Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: 2975_1595346432
Contact Name: Georgia Hanley
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

I have a wonderful new job opportunity to join a leading fashion supplier who work with the major supermarkets and retailers in the UK. Due to the company's ongoing success they are growing their offering and launching a Childrenswear division so are looking for an Account Manager with a proven track record in Childrenswear with connections in major supermarkets and retailers. This really is an exciting time to be joining a large, successful, stable, and growing company.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain sales for key accounts of which the candidate will have complete ownership.
  • Responsibility for overseeing samples through to production.
  • Understanding key trends and having the 'eye' for fashion
  • Understanding fabric and print developments across multi product
  • Good understanding of margins and working with merchandisers and buyers

Person Specification:

  • Previous Account Management or Sales Management experience within the childrenswear supplier side.
  • An established network of buyers within the supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Dynamic, hands on go-getter who can think on their feet
  • Proven Sales Record
  • Able to work under pressure within a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate with factories and clients
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Managing high volume orders in an organised and timely manner
  • Maintain and nurture relationships with existing and new clients
  • Actioning Buyer's requests re production sampling
  • Daily liaison with design teams on product and development for customers
  • Negotiation on pricing and delivery with production team