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Senior Account Manager - Fashion

Job Title: Senior Account Manager - Fashion
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
REF: 3736_1653645676
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Are you an experienced account manager with a strong supplier background looking for a new challenge in an fast paced successful multiproduct environment. If so I have a fabulous opportunity with my client who are looking for an individual who can continue to grow their existing accounts with major retailers and supermarkets across all departments covering jersey, knitwear and outerwear.
A strong proven track record in a similar role is essential for this role working with high turnover fashion retailers and who can demonstrate a track record of building successful relationships with buyers and who has a good eye for product ,knitwear experience is advantageous but not essential .

This is a Hybrid role with a mix of office and wfh

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all orders in an organised and timely manner
  • To maintain and nurture relationships with clients
  • Actioning Buyers requests re sampling
  • Ensure orders taken meet delivery dates
  • Liaison with the production teams and factories abroad re first and final fit samples
  • Daily Liaison with Design teams on product and development for customers
  • Negotiation on pricing and delivery with the production team
  • Good understanding of margins and working with merchandisers and buyers
  • Managing high volume orders in an organised and timely manner

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience working with a supplier in a similar role
  • Knitwear experience is advantageous but not essential
  • Experience working with Bangladesh highly advantageous
  • Dynamic, hands on go-getter who can think on their feet
  • 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