Wholesale Account Executive
Jonathan Simkhai is seeking an experienced Account Executive to join the wholesale team to manage a combination of Specialty Store and Department Store businesses.
-Responsible for maintaining and growing both new and existing assigned Women’s wholesale accounts.
-Perform weekly, monthly and end of season sales analysis, with comprehensive financial understanding of the business.
-Drive in season business through reorder replenishment and proactively identifying sales opportunities.
- Travel and spend regular time in stores to provide product knowledge clinics, selling events and to gain a clear overview of the business potential per market.
-Target new business, analyze brand adjacency and positioning, and survey the general market for additional wholesale opportunities.
-Responsible for preparing for market and selling the collections in New York, Paris (up to six times per year). Regional markets will be layered in where applicable to the business.
-Responsible for entering and reviewing orders ensuring strong classification coverage and brand representation per door. -Provide collection recaps after sales campaigns addressing collection strengths and opportunities.
-Negotiate terms and financial agreements with respective accounts.
-Maintain the highest degree of client service; serve as a brand ambassador.
-Must have 3 years of related professional experience in the contemporary or luxury market
-Must have prior fashion industry experience
-Bachelors degree from an accredited university
-Strong financial acumen, analytics skills and knowledge of retail math.
-Engaging verbal/communication and presentation skills are a must.
-Must be able to travel by road and air, overnight stays and weekend work when needed.
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.