Garment Industry Professionals with Critical Path experience

Posted 21 November by Reed
Great opportunity for an Account Manager within a small but successful garment supplier to big name brands. We are looking for a candidate to join our team to manage existing established accounts and grow our client base and profit.

£26-30k per annum basic salary with commission/bonus.
Monday – Friday – 9am – 5pm
Magdalen, Essex (10 minutes from Harlow)!!
30 days holiday (22 without Bank holidays)
Regular travel to Far East, Manchester and other client locations in the UK
Full Driving License and own vehicle required

The role entails:

- Actively seeking, maintaining and growing accounts
- Finding new channels in order to grow business opportunities
- Maximising sales and profitability of supply
- Working in a front facing capacity to customers
- Managing products through the critical path; liaising with factories and customers
- Coordinating and presenting samples at customer meetings
- Maintaining product line sheets and ensuring all information is correct at all times
- Researching and developing commercial product ranges, and licensing opportunities when relevant; creating presentations and pitching to both existing customers and potential new lines of supply
- Working to match customer product needs with budget constraints to facilitate increased sales

The successful candidate will:

- Have a background which provides connections and opportunities to increase sales
- Strong experience in garment supply
- Have a commercial mindset
- Be personable—have the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with both customers and suppliers
- Be a passionate ambassador and proud representative of our business
- Be profit-driven; consider both quick wins and work towards longer term gains
- Be a flexible team player
- Be proactive and self-motivated
- Have the ability to use initiative, think on your feet, and multitask
- Be happy in a small team environment, where you will be a vital member and have considerable responsibility
- Be comfortable working out of a rural office base
- Happy to frequently travel for customer meetings in London and around the UK, and sometimes abroad for expos and supplier meetings
- Be enthusiastic, with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Garment, Clothing or Fashion Industry experience?
Account Manager/Sales experience?
Full Driving License?
Experience dealing with overseas suppliers?

Reference: 33857621

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