Account Manager - Fashion Accessories.

Account Manager - Fashion Accessories.

£25k - 30k per year
REF: 12271.2MM
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Job Description

We are recruiting for a dynamic and passionate Fashion Account Manager, for an established, growing business in the East Midlands. You will manage existing relationships, working with buying and design teams to develop customer ranges, as well as managing the Critical Path. You will have a proven background in account management, or merchandising within the fashion industry, experience with accessories would be an advantage.

Based 3-5 days a week in the bright modern town centre offices, we can also offer some remote/home working, this is a newly created role due to growth in the business, its an exciting time to join the small UK team, where you will be fully supported by an established team in China.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow exiting buyer/customer relationships
  • Maximise opportunities for growth
  • Liaise with Offshore manufacturers through development and production
  • Negotiate costs and selling prices
  • Manage sample development, submission and approvals
  • Manage the full Critical Path
  • Organise and lead customer meetings / presentations
  • Identify market and industry trends, and competitor analysis  

Requirements:

  • You will have a proven background in a similar role with volume high street accounts
  • You will be able to present trends, and new product ranges to high street buyers.
  • Knowledge of fashion accessories is advantageous but not essential
  • Proficient in all Microsoft programmes
  • Excellent product development skills, working with overseas factories and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Please send your CV over to Kathryn – k.barksby@peoplemarketing,co.uk, along with a cover letter/email.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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