National Account Executive- Beauty

Recruiter
Elite Associates
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£20,000 - £29,999
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have partnered with a British Beauty brand currently recruiting a National Account Manager to support 3 of their major accounts.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Ensure all relevant documentation e.g. new line forms are submitted on time and with the correct level of information
*Work with Planning & Inventory Manager to ensure product forecasts are agreed, taking into account the impact of promotions and secondary sites on sales
*Periodically compare forecasted and actual sales in order to continuously improve the accuracy of the sales forecasts
*Manage 3rd party design agencies to produce all relevant promotional sites / stands on time and within agreed budgets
*Work closely with agencies to create impactful hotspots, seeking out shared opportunities with other retail accounts to be cost efficient where possible.
*Attend weekly status meetings to communicate forthcoming activity, raise any concerns and share sales data
*Keep track of all investment ensuring that spend is closely monitored and does not exceed the level agreed as part of any Joint Business Plans
*Support General Manager with JBP planning
*Maintain regular dialogue, both verbally and face to face with buyers in order to build strong working relationships
*Work with retail buyers to agree trade promotions and challenge proposals if they are not deemed to be in the interests
*Manage stand updates, planning the best use of space and interrogating sales performance in order to select the correct products to remove from stands
*Keep Marketing, Design and NPD teams up to date with forthcoming promotions, updates etc. in order that workload can be scheduled and planned accordingly
*Monitor the competitor marketplace on a regular basis, sharing thoughts on opportunities / threats for the Brand with the wider management team.