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Head of Wholesale and Franchise

Kat Maconie
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
1 May 2023

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Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Kat Maconie are recruiting an ambitious Head of Wholesale and Franchise to manage the wholesale activities and to oversee the day-to-day operations of the wholesale department and Franchise stores.

Your main tasks will include:


  • Create the commercial sales strategy to achieve both short term and long-term commercial targets
  • Identify and develop wholesale business opportunities
  • Collaborate with key accounts to achieve growth
  • Provide commercial insights on the collection and support on merchandising
  • Follow and manage calendar deadlines for the wholesale department
  • Responsible for designated wholesale accounts to ensure development of relationships, timely deliveries, successful performance and proper representation of the collection and the brand
  • Leading and planning sales campaigns for 4 collections including retailer capsule collections
  • Daily communication with existing accounts and world-wide sales agencies
  • Drop-planning through communication with in-house production department and warehouse to ensure timely deliveries
  • Research and monitor all markets to discover new retailers and potential partners and evaluate current accounts in our sales pipeline
  • Analyse sell-through reports and transform insights into actions
  • Collection training to sales staff

Ideal experience required:  

at least 5 years experience with luxury fashion wholesale, ideally designer shoe sector

Designer shoe buyer customer network and knowledge

Strategic business planning, sales negotiation, brand positioning, customer relations, KPI control




  • Strong skills in business planning
  • Excellent business analytical skills
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Building and maintaining timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent skills in customer relationship management 


  • Business oriented
  • Organised Leader with great communication skills
  • Team collaborator
  • Positive attitude
  • Pragmatic problem solver
  • Ambitious
  • Willing to travel internationally often  but be based from our London head office at least 3 days a week when not traveling.


Andy Warhol once said that shoes can be art; it’s safe to say that Kat Maconie’s eye-catching designs fall into that category. From Taylor Swift to Rita Ora, her statement heels have put a spring in the step of some of the world’s most fashionable women.

Kat Maconie shoes are instantly recognisable by their dazzling colour palette, statement hardware frames on architectural heels, and maximalist details. From beaded and bedazzled, to embroidered and appliqued; more is more. Uniquely comfortable and easy to wear, Kat Maconie shoes are designed with comfort and fit at the forefront.

Each season, Kat Maconie offers a signature collection of unique shoes. The graphic shapes, unique textures, embellishments and vivid colour combinations of these contemporary luxe shoes have made them the go-to for women who dress from the feet up. 

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90 Maltings Place
Tower Bridge Road
United Kingdom

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