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Sales Director - Ladies, Mens and Childrenswear

Job Title: Sales Director - Ladies, Mens and Childrenswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + +commission
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3339_1628257404
Contact Name: Shelley Pinto
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A new senior level appointment has arisen with my client who are a leading supplier to Primark aswell as several other retailers of ladies, men's and childrenswear . They are looking for someone to manage and develop the Primark account primarily ,though there may be involvement with other accounts .

In addition you will be overseeing a design team on developing the product offering across all areas. This role will be front facing client focused role involved in all customer meetings you will be involved in all aspects of the business . This is a great opportunity for either a Senior Account Manager or a Sales Director form a supplier basckground looking for the next step in their career .

Main Responsibilities will include

  • Oversee, manage and guide a team of designers across ladies, men's, and childrenswear
  • Responsible for strategy and trend direction
  • Liaise with overseas merchandising teams
  • Controlling developed ranges for forthcoming seasonal trends and presenting them to management, customers buying directors and buying teams.
  • Regular sourcing trips for new techniques/ samples /trims and fabrics, visiting fabric mills, print and embroidery suppliers.
  • Identify key fabric (trend and price wise to fit in customers need) turn into product offer for customer.
  • 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 must have worked with Primark account
  • Experience within ladies men's and or childrenswear
  • Experience developing product with design teams
  • Strong Jersey knowledge preferred
  • Demonstrate longevity in your career
  • Commercial and Business orientated
  • 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