Wholesale Executive

Recruiter
Arddun Agency
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
16 May 2022
Closes
16 Jun 2022
Function
Wholesale
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Arddun Agency are a London based Womenswear wholesale agency in Shoreditch, London specialising in the Luxury and Advanced Contemporary world. Founded in 2020 we have grown quickly and already have a proven track record of launching brands successfully internationally as well as being great partners to our brands and well regarded by our retail partners. We have big ambitions and aggressive growth plans and are looking for the right candidates to help us execute all we aim to achieve.

We are small but fast-growing team that are close-knit and we aim to provide a nurturing and enjoyable place to work and are looking for a candidate that shares our core values of being humble, hungry and inquisitive.

The job description for this role includes:

Support the Wholesale Manager in building out the wholesale sales forecast by brand and by account prior to each sales campaign

Book in all wholesale appointments for each sales campaign ensuring all key accounts and existing customers are booked in

Lead sales appointments and support the Sales Manager in key appointments (digitally and in person)

Ensure all information needed is passed on to retailers in order to receive sales orders in a timely manner

Receive and collate all wholesale orders and file them in a format that is easy to share with each brand

Ensure each retailers terms are negotiated as best as possible to ensure each brand is protected in terms of sell through guarantees and trade discounts

Ensure all feedback, good and bad, is noted and collated to be shared with each brand

Oversee and ensure the sales order overview is kept up to date and accurate

Ensure each new account is successfully set up with the relevant brand in a timely and organised manner

Work with your Sales Manager and in-house merchandising team to build and present end of season sales report that can be shared internally and with brand partners

Support where needed to ensure shipments go out in a timely manner

Liaise with the relevant PR, Marketing and Comms teams and connect brand and retailer to maximise all sales opportunities

Working closely with your manager seek out and develop commercial opportunities including exclusives, capsules and collaboration projects for the brands in the portfolio

Gather weekly sell through reports across top stores and collate information to be presented in weekly sell through report

Review weekly sell through report to identify any opportunities or concerns to be shared with the brand and acted upon

Work closely with each brand and ensure fluid flow of communication across email, in-person & video call catch ups

Build up strong personal relationships with each brand

Support where needed on global showroom admin

Be willing to travel to our various showrooms and do so in an independent manner

Manage wholesale admin, temporary staff and interns in the wholesale team

Ensure database is kept up to date, accurate and secure

Ensure wholesale files are organised and easy to navigate Build and maintain key relationships with retailers

Conduct store training frequently in UK stores and where possible internationally

 

This candidate will have the following experience:

3+ years in Luxury and Advanced Contemporary wholesale

Excellent understanding of Excel

Independent and can manage own schedule, travel and diary

Experience in managing a team member

Analytically minded Impeccable attention to detail