Wholesale Account Executive

Self Service
London (Greater) (GB), Hybrid working - however applicants must be able to travel to London easily
Competitive with clothing allowance
08 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a hands on, experienced wholesale manager to join our busy London based fashion distribution company – working on an exciting stable of brands with a strong sustainability messaging. 

The Role

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be responsible for the development and implementation of a targeted sales strategy
  • Be responsible for  driving and developing existing customer relationships, growing OTB and sales in store accordingly
  • Be responsible for pinpointing and developing new business opportunities
  • Create forecasts each season
  • Present collections to boutique accounts in the showroom or virtually, in their stores  and at appropriate trade shows where necessary.
  • Increase sales turnover using a defined sales strategy, both by working closely with partners to understand their needs, as well as locating and developing new business potentials.
  • Run weekly and seasonal reports
  • Liaise with the retail team to understand sell through and optimise sales on the shop floor
  • Ensure effective communication with the customer to ensure all information is provided in a timely, accurate and appropriate way (including but not limited to order entry, processing and confirmation)

The Candidate

  • Will be a wholesale sales executive of 3 - 5 years’ experience – ideally with a background in selling contemporary womenswear and high end casual brands to UK boutiques with an interest in sustainable fashion
  • Must have worked with all the major department stores as well as key UK independents and be able to leverage their contacts to deliver sales
  • Be a great communicator (oral & written) and happy to reach out to potential clients on a daily basis
  • Will be  highly organised and attentive to detail
  • Will have an ability to establish strong working relationships.
  • Be a good team player, proactive, methodical and organised with strong interpersonal and people management skills.
  • With strong numerical and admin ability – proficiency in excel is essential and a good working knowledge of systems like NuOrder will be a bonus
  • will have the ability to work unsupervised in an accurate and timely manner with attention to detail and within critical deadlines.

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