ACCOUNT MANAGER - Gift Company

Recruiter
I Love My Job Ltd
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Up to £37,000 + bonus
London

Creative, design-led gift company seeks a committed and hardworking Account Manager to join their successful team. This company is passionate about design and this is evident in every product that they produce. They are multi-award winning and boast an impressive customer list which includes the likes of Urban Outfitters, Waterstones and Selfridges.

You will ideally be from a home, gift or stationery background. You will have worked with the main UK retailers.

A typical day in this Account Manager role may include:

  • Visiting existing customers to discuss their requirements and to talk through the ranges with them
  • Putting forward range / product ideas that are right for the retailer
  • Working with the Buyers so that they select the best possible range for them
  • Negotiating cost prices and trading terms
  • Taking full account management responsibility once orders have been placed
  • Maximising the revenue of your accounts
  • Maintaining a strong relationship with your customers, ideally meaning that they increase spend with you year on year
  • Attending tradeshows and maximising the opportunity whilst you are there

The successful candidate for this Account Manager role will have:

  • 2+ years’ account management experience
  • 2 years’ experience within a wholesale environment
  • Experience in the gift, homewares or accessories industry
  • Evidence of meeting and exceeding targets
  • Impeccable organisation and communication skills
  • A positive attitude, high levels of motivation and be driven by success