International Wholesale Manager - Luxury Womenswear

Profiles Creative
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An iconic British luxury/contemporary womenswear brand, with strong global presence and recognition is currently looking for an experienced International Wholesale Manager.

The right person for this position is someone with excellent global market & trend knowledge, ability to direct and manage a talented and dynamic Wholesale division and have a strategic/commercial mind-set. As this role will involve international travel dealing with distributers & agents, you have to be flexible and already have experience working across global markets.


- Manage a small in house team and work with a network of international distributors and agents
- Deliver seasonal sales targets in other worldwide markets
- Negotiate and agree terms, issue and chase invoices and ensure accurate and timely reporting for the accounting department
- Manage sales processes across territories to meet all 4 seasonal targets and special projects
- Create the seasonal targets with the Director and Finance teams for the brand and its Agents
- Manage the critical path for sampling and production deadlines and ensure all departments are working in line with deadlines
- Execute and plan strategic global targeting and develop proactive and dynamic sales initiatives
- Schedule seasonal sales appointments and diary management
- Analyse sell-thru across all accounts
- Show understanding of the territory and market, working alongside the store to ensure maximum potential each season
- Develop a succinct target pricing structure and architecture with an in-depth knowledge of the market and competitors
- Regular travel both in and outside of Europe for seasonal sales campaigns


- Several years' experience in a similar level Wholesale position in the Luxury or contemporary fashion market
- Experience managing busy international sales seasons
- Excellent sales and negotiation skill
- Full knowledge of fashion seasonal calendar and deadlines
- Good team work, leadership and team management skills
- Outstanding project and budget management skills
- Experience analysing and reporting on a large amount of data
- Experience using Zedonk and Excel is important with Indesign, Photoshop and Xero is preferred