Account Manager Menswear or Jersey
We are excited to be working alongside this multi-product business, who supply major high street stores and brands across UK and Europe.
The position of Menswear Account Manager requires a highly motivated, commercially aware individual with excellent communication skills and a proven ability to drive and develop existing customer base that are value retailers / High Street accounts. You will be working closely with the design team, you will need to have an experience of product development, sourcing, trends and production. You should be able to demonstrate product knowledge and experience of liaising and dealing with the Far East. The candidate must be confident and have the willingness to travel within the UK and abroad.
·Communicate with Buyers / customers on day to day issues
·Required to build and maintain good working relationships both within the team and with other teams/departments within the Company
·Product development and managing the critical path with Merchants
·Coordinate activity of fabric, garment techs, merchandising and design teams to ensure on-time delivery of product development projects
·General Admin, chasing samples, organizing samples, taking photos of garments, keeping clear records of submits and approvals
·Provide guidance and assistance to design teams to ensure product development aligns with internal strategy and customer strategy
·In conjunction with design team, present new product to customers
·If possible should be able to negotiate prices in line with customer requirements and targets and agree cost prices with customers
·General administrative work that might be required for the fulfilment of the assignments in hand.
·Travel in UK and to Far East
Must Haves – Skills, Knowledge and Qualities required
Must possess excellent inter personal and communication (both verbal and written) skills Ability to take direction; work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative Strong organisational skills Must be dedicated and detailed orientated Must be capable of working under pressure Have an ability to work to critical deadlines Be able to work unsupervised in an accurate, methodical and organised manner with attention to detail Ability to prioritise and multi-task Be able to travel within UK and Far East This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to join a global business.
We regret due to a high volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted