Sales Manager - Knitwear

Sales Manager - Knitwear

£30k - 40k per year Car Bonus
REF: 11825AA
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Job Description

11825AA Sales Manager – Knitwear

South Leicestershire

Salary with OTE and car benefits 

We are recruiting for an experienced Sales Manager for an established womens/mens knitwear supplier to UK retailers. Responsible for managing existing accounts and developing new sales opportunities with immediate access to inhouse sampling facilities.

Sales Manager - The Role

  • To proactively develop & manage business with existing retailers, and to seek new business opportunities i.e growth within existing and target and nurture new accounts.
  • To work closely with design, inhouse sampling and technicians to develop innovative and commercial ranges and ensure customer standards are met.
  • To be commercially aware of latest key trends/research and proactively develop product for presentation to new and existing customers
  • Negotiate prices, deliveries and minimums with buyers to work within manufacturing leadtimes.
  • To ensure effective communication with the customer from concept stage to confirmation of order, approvals and to delivery.
  • Oversee the critical path throughout the lifecycle of the process from concept/order to delivery.

Sales Manager - The Candidate

  • This position seeks a proven track record within a commercial Sales or Account Manager position, and experienced with high street retailers, supermarket chains etc. Minimum of 4 years within similar fashion, preferably with knitwear or knitted experience.
  • Ideally from a creative background, to interpret trends and develop commercial ranges with buyers and inhouse design.
  • Ability to drive and develop successful working relationships with customers, to deliver rewarding business and achieving sales targets .
  • Confident understanding of the supply/manufacturing process.
  • Highly motivated, organised, attentive to detail with excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Good networking & negotiation skills

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference:                11825 AA.

If the email address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

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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