Wholesale Trading Manager

Recruiter
Elite Associates
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£50,000 - £59,999
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
19 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have partnered with a heritage brand, looking for a driven and analytical candidate to join their Wholesale team.

Purpose:
To act as the primary point of contact for our wholesale partners to monitor current trade and use insight and analysis to maximise sales opportunities.

Key responsibilities and deliverables
*Liaise with wholesale partners on a regular basis to discuss current trade and work with internal teams to maximise trading opportunities.
*Maintain trading data and provide analysis and insight to support the sales team.
*Responsible for all regular and ad-hoc wholesale sales reporting/analysis.
*Working with partners and sales teams to produce seasonal budgets/forecasts.
*Maintain customer account details.
*Responsible for organising buy meetings and customer trade reviews.
*Responsible for collecting, maintaining and correcting customer orders.
*Monitor sell through data and stock holdings to push replenishment opportunities to wholesale partners.
*Maintain wholesale WSSI.
*Use current and historical performance to identify risks and opportunities in future ranges and suggest action to the Head of Wholesale Sales.
*Co-ordinate with internal teams to ensure that wholesale partners have trading support required from marketing, retail ops, property etc.
*Work to the critical path ensuring that all key dates and trading deadlines are met by managing workload effectively.
*Regularly visit stores and key competitors to assess competitor activity and its impact on the department. Develop and propose action plans to the Head of Wholesale Sales.

Candidate;

*You will need to be a graduate.
*Have at least 2 years' experience in a wholesale or customer facing merchandising role.
*Highly motivated and target driven.
*A strong and passionate team player motivated to work in a "start-up" environment.
*Ability to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
*Willingness to take on responsibilities outside a defined job scope.
*You'll have great numerical and analytical ability.
*With the ability to effectively present trading results and analysis.
*You'll have excellent communication and organisational skills.
*You'll be hungry for development and keen to progress.