Sales Account Executive

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Base + Commission
Posted
19 May 2022
Closes
19 Jun 2022
Function
Wholesale
Hours
Full Time

The Foundation is a dynamic work environment with great employees.  We are very proud to have a unique and diverse working environment. One of our most regarded assets is our team. We have a fantastic staff with the drive and determination to conquer their goals. In addition, we are blessed to have multiple decades' worth of relationships with retail partners that we revere and treasure. Their businesses are our businesses, as our success is directly dependent on their success. In 2017 we expanded our services to focus on a full suite of services inclusive of Distribution, Licensing, Development & Design. In addition, we have an entire team focused on Imports, Logistics, Warehousing, Marketing, Finance, and more.

We are seeking a strong, dedicated, and successful candidate to add to our team.  Please visit https://thefndtn.com; you may send your resume to jobs@thefndtn.com.
 

The Foundation is looking for an enthusiastic, charismatic, and energetic Sales Professional to manage well-known brands in the United States as a territory. The ideal person in this role maintains strong relationships with retention accounts and identifies opportunities to help these relationships grow and thrive.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Contribute to and execute strategies set by management to maximize sales and margins, support and promote the brand and maintain strong relationships with customers. 
  • Actively seek opportunities to build and expand current businesses with all distribution levels.
  • Spearhead the targeting of new accounts and partnerships.
  • Make product presentations to Buyers to identify assortment plans and sales opportunities and maximize sales growth.
  • Contribute to and execute strategies set by management to maximize sales and margins, support and promote the brand and maintain strong relationships with customers.
  • Create and maintain seasonal forecasts by door and category.
  • Achieve Quarterly and Seasonal Sales Goals.
  • Assemble and monitor profitability by account and identify areas of opportunity regarding sell-through, markdowns, cancellations, returns, etc., and make recommendations to customers.
  • Set up and work tradeshows.
  • Partner with finance and operations to ensure proper credit, shipping, and bookings for each customer.
  • Manage communications and feedback between individual customers and internal partners.

Knowledge Skill &Abilities

  • Minimum of 3 years experience. We are specifically looking for candidates with experience with Premium Fashion Retailers. Examples include Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Anthropologie, GOOP, ShopBop, Revolve, Mr. Porter, Hospitality, Restaurants, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • Able to work with a small team and grow with a changing business
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to travel often/as needed
  • Proficient in MS Office, Strong Excel Skills

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years of successful market management Knowledge of contemporary fashion channels and their retailers. Passion for sustainability and building brands that can make a difference in the world, Passion for storytelling and selling in a brand and not just an item. Proven track record of teamwork and working well within a dynamic organization

 

 

ADA Requirements:

 

  • Sitting:                                              Up to 6 hours per day
  • Walking:                                            Medium Walking
  • Repetitive Motion:                            Keyboard entry, telephone use
  • Visual Acuity:                                   View read computer screen with or without corrective devices
  • Environment exposure:                   General Office
  • Other:                                                Ability to hear and speak for telephone use is required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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