Graduate / Trainee Account Manager
The Company: An ambitious and entrepreneurial Junior / Trainee Account Manager is needed to provide full support to the Key Account Manager of a leading fashion supplier to various high street retailers and supermarkets. You will be mentored by the Senior Team Members and assist in helping to ensure that effective and continuous relationships are built and maintained with existing and new customers, suppliers and all related parties. The Role: Working directly alongside and shadowing the Key Account Manager you will be trained and mentored on the below: Business development, including how to seek opportunities with new customer bases and assisting with the continuous improvement of customers. Ensuring orders as per the agreed criteria with the customer. Liaising closely with Merchandisers and suppliers. Attending face to face customer meetings including collecting details of requirements to develop business and relationships with the customer. Providing customers with clear lines of communication. Liaising with customers to ensure the smooth progression of styles through sampling and bulk critical paths. Ensuring orders are checked in order to confirm that they have been raised correctly in reference particularly to style, quantity/size breakdown, price and delivery date. Building an understanding of products. Helping to ensure the on time delivery of samples and that these are made to correct design brief, correct fit, quality, wash and construction. Liaising with overseas factories and suppliers on a daily basis. Raising purchase orders accurately within the agreed deadline and checking for accuracy of information. Skills Required: Must be of Graduate calibre – ideally “business” related. Have a can do personality and be ambitious Sales ability is advantageous. Process driven. Ability to work effectively within highly pressured and time intensive situations. Confident trouble-shooter. Excellent time management and organisation skills. Flexible. Passionate about fashion. Keen entrepreneurial skills. Willing to travel overseas as and when needed. Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis.