Account Executive

Recruiter
P448
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
25 Jun 2022
Function
Wholesale
Contract Type
Permanent

StreetTrend LLC is a house of new global businesses and brands in the men’s and women’s fashion and streetwear sectors, with a focus on footwear ranging from sneaker to lifestyle categories for the consumer who wants fashion, technology, and fit. StreetTrend currently designs, markets, and sells high-end shoes through its brand P448. P448 is an Italian footwear brand rooted in the belief that eclecticism, design innovation and experimentation lie at the heart of self-expression. The brand operates its own direct-to-consumer e-commerce channels and sells through key retail partners such as Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Responsibilities

  • Develop the wholesale business by identifying key partners and growing sales through opening new accounts and managing existing customers
  • Identify and approach approved potential partners and accounts while keeping organized notes on interactions
  • Maintain and contribute to a client contact list and location map of both existing and potential customers
  • Manage existing day to day customer relationships with the goal of growing the business. This includes reorders, approved RTVs, sample requests etc.
  • Lead customer appointments in market
  • Create customer details, line sheets, and look books to then distribute to accounts
  • Submit customer orders for production which includes formatting orders in the appropriate template
  • Become comfortable using customer portals and systems when necessary
  • Compile order numbers for seasonal, monthly, and yearly budget reports to track progress and obtain goals
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Wholesale team for market meetings, touch bases and recaps
  • Work closely with Marketing to meet customer needs when applicable
  • Educate customers on product knowledge and brand information
  • Become familiar with competitive brands as well as current trends overall and in footwear
  • Attend all seasonal markets in our NYC showroom as well as relevant traveling shoe shows

Qualifications/Skills

  • At least 3-5 years previous experience in fashion wholesale (preferably footwear)
  • Adept in Outlook, Excel, Gmail, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint and Word
  • Conversational and extremely comfortable public speaking
  • Excellent time management skills to complete several ongoing tasks
  • Flexibility and desire to travel, working across time zones
  • Flexibility to work some weekends and extended hours when applicable
  • Ability to work with a close-knit team
  • Confidence communicating between several teams and senior leadership
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Passionate about fashion and streetwear
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Goal oriented to reach and exceed budget projections

Advantages

  • Regular travel to major cities
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • High growth potential
  • Ability to work in a modern, nontraditional work environment

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