Sales and Business Development Assistant

Location
West Hollywood, California
Posted
09 Nov 2021
Closes
09 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Jonathan Simkhai is searching for a Sales and Business Development Assistant to help our Wholesale Sales team build our brand.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in day-to-day correspondence with & support of recently acquired high value wholesale clients
  • Facilitate interdepartmental collaboration on a variety of special projects and follow-through tasks
  • Assist in creation of presentations designed to convey the opportunity of the Jonathan Simkhai brand to new wholesale accounts 
  • Accurately input client market orders, re-orders, send order confirmations, ensure all client information is accurately booked in computer system
  • Manage the bookings of approximately 100 wholesale clients for fashion week market appointments and RSVP’s / Invites for select invited clients for fashion shows and other VIP events
  • Run available to sell reports, disseminate to clients, and identify slow selling inventory or top selling inventory to suggest for re-orders or inventory transfers to direct-to-consumer channel (Jonathan Simkhai store/website)
  • Maintain a log of orders booked, shipped, and ensure a process is followed through for timely delivery of goods to wholesale clients
  • Participate in and conduct selling appointments with clients when directed

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience in the Fashion industry or prior internship experience with a Fashion company in Sales
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite and Google Suite
  • Has already had exposure to & possesses a passion for and interest to develop in further professionally in high touch, client centric, fashion brand 
  • Has a commitment to follow-through, speed of response, accuracy & anticipation of client needs
  • Understands the fashion business has peak intensity periods (fashion week) and slower periods and is ‘in gear’ for peak period/black out dates.  
  • Thinks on their feet, is solutions oriented, can communicate well & effectively interdepartmentally in a medium sized business 
  • Desires to learn best practices, strategies from an experienced set of connected professionals to build a playbook/network that will serve as a foundation of experience in their career & professional development

About Us

Established in 2010, the Jonathan Simkhai brand provides luxury ready-to-wear for the modern woman. The core aesthetic philosophy plays with the tension of feminine strength and sensuality; this is reflected in the employment of customized fabrics, romantic detailing, linear lines, and contoured silhouettes. Through designs that seek to embolden women with confidence and ease, the brand represents modern versatility. As a 2015 winner of the prestigious CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Jonathan Simkhai continues to redefine the 21st century wardrobe and reinvigorate American fashion.