Sales Account Manager - Lingerie

Prestige Recruitment Group
Leicestershire, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Account Manager - Lingerie

This opportunity is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Account Manager for an established lingerie supplier. You will have a background in presentation and negotiation with retailers to develop relationships and product in line with customers

Sales Account Manager
  • Analyse sales/ sales history /potential sales growth areas and formulate seasonal sales strategies for the business.
  • Commercially aware, interpret latest key trends/research and proactively develop product for presentation to new and existing customers. Build and procure ranges that suit the client needs - location and brand dependent.
  • Manage relationship with clients to ensure their needs are being met through market awareness and in-depth understanding of their product needs/prices/target consumers.
  • Monitor client sales and formulate ways to react to sales and ensure sales growth for the business.
  • Manage product development for each range from concept to delivery.
  • Negotiating cost prices with offshore suppliers/factories and ensuring primary margins are being achieved.
  • Monitoring Critical path management to ensure on-time delivery to client.

The Person Specification
  • Previous relevant experience within a similar Sales or Account Manager position within Lingerie
  • Proven experience from within a supplier environment to a mix of high street retailers, mail order, online retailers etc.
  • A knowledge of lingerie is essential
  • Ability to drive and develop successful working relationships with customers from design concept to delivery.
  • Confident understanding of the supply/manufacturing process.
  • Highly motivated, organised, attentive to detail with excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Good networking, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Team Player: ability and will to work with others within a team and across departments
  • Adaptable to change/ability to work under pressure

The role can be based in either Leicester or Manchester

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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