Assistant Account Manager

Assistant Account Manager

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 11338 AA

Job Description

Are you looking to progress your career in Account / Sales Management?  This well-established supplier with own manufacturing resources has an immediate opportunity for a career minded individual who shares their passion for delivering innovative and commercial menswear.

Assistant Account Manager - The role

  • Liaise with customer / accounts on all aspects of buying cycle. Being first point of contact dealing with all queries and liaising with internal/external teams, suppliers and factories.
  • Management of critical path from sampling through to bulk production (to FOB or landed date).
  • Ensure production/delivery is on time.
  •  Work with design team to create a ranges for each season/ each customer, with mini ranges in-between seasons ensuring levels of business and development of each account to grow business.
  • Working on costings to improve margins, reduce costs and to agree price standard.
  • Monitor weekly sales figures.
  • Meeting fabric suppliers, offshore teams and factories to develop & source new fabrics/trims, competitive prices and improved lead-times.
  •  Ensure all approvals on fabrics and linings are signed off on a timely basis
  • Ensure all paperwork and submissions are correctly organised

Assistant Account Manager – The Candidate

  • Previous experience within a similar Assistant Account Manager role, sales support or front facing merchandiser position within a supplier environment.
  • Good knowledge of the garment manufacturing process
  • Effective inter personnel and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proactive approach, highly organised, methodical, accurate and attentive to the detail
  • Confident critical path management experience.
  • A great team player, and someone who will seize both opportunity and accountability.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate issues early on in the process
  • Computer literate to a high standard on Word, Outlook and Excel

Please apply with your updated CV to

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