An opportunity has arisen to work for my client a large supplier of ladies, men's and childrenswear supplying trend led fast fashion within the younger market supplying to several large UK retailers .
This role will be a front facing client focused role involved in all customer meetings, servicing and expanding product offering to existing accounts and with the ability to open new accounts . In addition you will be overseeing a large design team on product direction. To be considered for this role you must have a recent proven track record within a similar supplier background
Main Responsibilities will include :
- Oversee a large team of designers across ladies, men's, and childrenswear
- Ability to create bestselling ranges and be hands-on with trends and giving direction and guidance to your team
- Involvement with key customer meetings on a regular basis.
- Responsible for strategy and trend direction
- Travel to the factories for development, fabric & trim sourcing, shopping research trips, and client meetings when required.
- Assist with driving and increasing sales with new and existing customers.
Person Specifications :
- Previous supplier experience essential
- Experience within ladies men's and or childrenswear
- Experience developing product with design teams
- Sales ability and good relationships with buyers a
- Strong Jersey knowledge preferred
- Demonstrate longevity in your career
- Strong management and commercial leadership skills
- A hands-on approach with a strong eye for detail and current trends within the young fast fashion market