Sales Executive

Recruiter
Self Service
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
22 Oct 2021
Closes
04 Nov 2021
Function
Wholesale
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

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 1 - 2 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 be knowledgeable of 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.

Employment Type

Full-time

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