Sales Manager POSTER GIRL

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POSTER GIRL
Location
East London
Salary
£35,000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Sep 2021
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

POSTER GIRL is looking for an enthusiastic sales manager with proven experience in designer and/or advance contemporary wholesale to front and manage the brand’s seasonal sales campaigns.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing POSTER GIRL'S rapid growth , managing the brand to achieve global sales targets, build and nurture client relationships, and ensure optimization of the business in-season.  POSTER GIRL currently does two main seasons a year with intermittent drops mid season including Swim and exclusive capsules.

 

The applicant should have an in-depth knowledge of the designer/contemporary market, understand the importance of brand positioning, be driven by success and a natural analyst and strategic thinker. Ideally this candidate will have a strong experience in womenswear, and a great understanding of international markets and key players.

 

 

Job Description

 

  • Wholesale account management 
  • Seasonal budget forecasting by region
  • Diary management, market preparation.
  • Update databases and company systems on a regular basis ensuring client information is always accurate
  • Oversee seasonal order process from order taking, to processing, checking, and confirming final orders. Including writing up order confirmations.
  • Identify opportunities to grow with and service key partners through exclusive capsules and/or special projects (highlights, pop ups, installations, events…)
  • Feedback market intelligence to merchandise team through deep dive end of season reporting, competitor analysis, and support with development and updates of seasonal range plan
  • Hold appointments at our in-house showroom
  • Negotiating Trade discounts and exclusive capsules

 

Essential experience and skills

 

  • Minimum 4-5 years designer/advance contemporary wholesale experience with a passion for sales and building relationships
  • Experience in Womenswear
  • Experienced in Intl markets, knowledge of Asia is also ideal
  • Proven track record of generating sales and building relationships
  • Developed buyer relationships

 

Personal attributes

  • Excellent communication, written and verbal
  • Multilingual preferred but not essential
  • Detailed reporting skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Developed buyer relationships
  • Problem solving, use of own initiative and drive

 

Working hours are 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday but you may be required to work outside regular hours in the build up to and during market seasons.

 

We are looking for a candidate who would be able to start no later than October 2021.

 

We actively welcome applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

 

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