Accessories Account Manager

Accessories Account Manager

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11589 JJ

Job Description

Are you passionate about fashion accessories and hold experience of working within this product field? If so, you do not want to miss out on this fantastic opportunity.

You will be eager, driven, always showing enthusiasm in your day to day role. You will help to grow key accounts through being involved in the full life cycle of the product from the order being placed, to the order being in store and selling. Ideally you will be working with existing key accounts and you will be able to bring these contacts into your next role.

The ideal candidate must be a people person with lots of ideas on how you can continuously grow the business and existing accounts.

Accessories Account Manager- The Role:

  • Develop and manage relationships with customers- existing and new
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with factories; understand their strengths and work together to build the business
  • Manage key dates by customer to maintain on time critical path
  • Maintain awareness of trends and competitor ranges
  • Negotiate prices with buyers and factories
  • Customer meeting preparation and follow up
  • Product Development with Buyers
  • Challenged to bring on new business wherever possible

Accessories Account Manager- The Person:

  • At least 3 years’ experience including at least 2yrs across eyewear
  • Understanding of working with eyewear
  • Proven success of bringing on new accounts, and growing existing accounts
  • Understand the retail cycle with experience of working in a fast moving and reactive environment
  • Demonstrate capacity to communicate at all levels of the business and with external customers; both verbally and via email
  • Proven ability to manage multiple customers; meet deadlines, prioritise and take initiative
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Show passion for product
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel

Sales Account Manager- The Company:

My client is a Design Led Accessories business, who very much pride themselves on interpretation of trends and the swift progression from initial design through to final delivery.

Please apply with your updated CV to quoting our reference: 11589 JJ.

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