Account Manager - Accessories

  • Job Reference:
  • Date Posted:
    23 February 2022
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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Job Type:
  • Work Hours:
    Full Time
  • Contact:
    Joanne Stratton
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Job Description

An amazing opportunity for an experienced Account Manager with experience of maintaining accounts and ensuring repeat business to join a reputable and established supplier of fashion footwear & accessories to high street retailers. Ideally looking for some licensed experience and to have worked with  footwear and/or bags, hats/caps.  Must have experience selling into UK high street retailers and/or supermarkets rather than branded product.

Account Manager -  Accessories - The Role:

  • Developing and maintaining and establishing relationships.
  • The ability to obtain and bring on new business.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with factories.
  • Managing the critical path.
  • Working to key deadlines.
  • Be aware of upcoming trends and competitor ranges.
  • Liaising with Far East, ensuring all feedback is provided to the relevant departments.
  • Suggest opportunities of how to grow the business.
  • Negotiating with factories and buyers to achieve target margins.
  • Negotiation of sales/cost prices, lead times and delivery dates with retailers and factories.
  • Product development.

Account Manager -  Accessories - The Candidate:

  • Must have worked within a similar role within either fashion accessories or apparel for a minimum of3 years.
  • Looking for license experience and to have ideally worked withfootwear and/or bags, hats/caps.
  • Strong new business and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to bring on new customers as well as manage current accounts.
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.

Account Manager -  Accessories - The Package:

  • Competitive depending on experience.

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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