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Senior Account Manager - Ladies Jersey

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
REF: 3964_1665154358
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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a leading supplier to several large UK retailers and Supermarkets for an account manager who is extremely product-focused to work with their existing team working across multi-product ladies Jersey servicing several accounts. This role would ideally suit someone who has a strong eye for product and a proven track record in account management with a supplier. This role will involve you working closely with retail buying teams and in-house design teams to identify newness and gaps in the product offering.

This role does offer hybrid working

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To maintain and nurture relationships with clients
  • Identifying gaps within the range,developing, working alongside designers to ensure maximum opportunity being offered to all customers
  • Research and identify new suitable fabrics
  • Work closely with fabric, garment techs, merchandising, and design teams to ensure on-time delivery of product development projects
  • Provide guidance and assistance to design teams to ensure product development aligns with internal and customer strategy
  • In conjunction with the design team, present new product to customers
  • Negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree on cost prices with customers

Person Specifications:

  • Relevant product knowledge within ladies Jersey
  • Experienced working for a supplier and managing high-volume accounts- Supermarket experience highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • A dynamic, hands-on go-getter who can think on their feet
  • Able to work under pressure within a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in product development, sourcing, trends, and production
  • Knowledge of the production cycle in factories in China, Bangladesh & India is desirable