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European Business Development Manager

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: England
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
REF: 3152_1624274366
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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for my client who are a global manufacture of ladies, men's and childrenswear to major retailers worldwide . They are looking to appoint a new role for the business for someone to spearhead their European / USA expansion . This role will be based remotely initially and will involve extensive travel when permitted . You will be involved in looking at global trend analysis and presenting to buyers , working with in house design teams & alongside customers to deliver the right approach to their requirements .

This is a senior level appointment and requires someone who has an extensive and successful track record within the apparel industry and above all has current strong connections with European buyers .

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and manage all new business
  • Work with design teams to ensure relevant product for appropriate market
  • Liaise with the production teams and factories abroad re all samples
  • Liaison with Design teams on product and development for customers
  • Good understanding of margins and working with merchandisers and buyers

Person Specification:

  • Proven track record of success within a similar background
  • Strong knowledge of the European market
  • 2nd language desirable but not essential
  • Dynamic, hands on go-getter who can think on their feet
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate with factories and clients
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prioritise