Lingua Franca is looking for a full-time Wholesale Assistant to join the team!
In this role, you will assist the sales team daily with all wholesale tasks. You will work directly with current and prospective wholesale accounts to maintain relationships and aid in continued sales growth. You will facilitate strong communication across departments to maintain a seamless day-to-day workflow of our wholesale business. Exceptional interpersonal skills and a positive attitude are paramount to success in this position.
We are looking for positive energy and a “can-do” attitude, someone who can wear multiple hats and knows their strengths and weaknesses. We are a small (but quickly growing) company committed to fair trade, ethical labor practices, and the highest environmental standards.
- Overall sales support
Track selling weekly and provide consistent reporting to ensure high profitability for major partners
Work directly with specialty accounts on in-season swaps, custom orders, imagery requests, and product knowledge
Oversee sample send-outs, pre-shooting, style guides, and up-to-date web status data for all major web orders
Review inquiries from prospective clients and manage new partner setup
Assist during market appointments, support with showroom maintenance, and oversee post-market follow up
Process, check, and amend orders under the supervision of the Sales Manager for all clients at every market
Generate and send order confirmations to clients
Maintaining up-to-date account information such as terms, shipping guidelines, and sales history
Process reorders, returns, and swaps with the approval of the Sales Manager
Communicate changes in production and cancellations to clients
Assist in market recap meeting preparation and other special reporting or research projects as they arise
Assist the Sales team with preparation for trunk shows and other special events
- 2+ years of experience as an Intern/Assistant in wholesale
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work in a high-paced environment
Having a “team player” spirit and the ability to work well within a group/team dynamic
Must be able to take direction well and work independently when needed
Candidate must be energetic, self-motivated, and a quick learner
Excellent attention to detail and aptitude for creative problem solving
Excellent presentation and communication skills
High Proficiency in Google Sheets, Docs, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Joor, Shopify, and inventory management platforms a plus
Lingua Franca is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.