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Wholesale Sales Manager - Online Swimwear Brand

Job Title: Wholesale Sales Manager - Online Swimwear Brand
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 2293_1557415953
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen for a Swimwear Wholesales Manager who is well connected selling onto the luxury E-tailers platforms and luxury department stores and independents.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Seasonal budgets and business development, negotiating OTB and planning expansion with new and existing clients.
  • Determine sale plans and seasonal budget to achieve.
  • Seasonal product and price analysis of the collection in relation to market demand.
  • Selling the collections to department stores as well as multi-brand independents, working with customers to ensure a balanced and commercial merchandise selection.
  • Regular client visits to develop relationships with all customers, identifying opportunities for the brand and have better knowledge and understanding of the market.
  • Weekly sell-thru analysis to monitor brand performance and identify opportunities.
  • Monitoring markdown activity and suggesting alternatives to protect brand image.
  • Prepare a seasonal SWOT analysis per product category and analyse best sellers / worst sellers.

Person specification:

  • Experience in a wholesale sales management role preferably within premium swimwear Brand
  • Experience of seasonal budgets and business development
  • Product and price analysis
  • Excellent communication and 'people' skills
  • A strong commitment to customer service
  • Decision-making ability and a sense of responsibility
  • The ability to understand and analyse sales figures
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Meets all areas and targets in line with company requirements
  • Thinks strategically
  • Acts decisively