Account/Sales Manager – High Street Supplier

Central London
Up to £45K + benefits
1 year Maternity Cover

Create are partnered with is a leading clothing manufacturer based in Central London

We are currently recruiting for a 1 year maternity cover for a Senior Account/Sales manager position beginning latest end of June.

With over 40 years’ experience in designing, developing and manufacturing Womenswear.

Their client base includes ASOS, Next, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, BHS, Oasis, Warehouse & Apricot.

Both there design and production teams are based in central London, meaning a rapid turnaround for those buyers in need of their fast fashion fix

The full-time role would involve the following:

  • Working on all customer costing/enquiries and taking final decisions on margins and OH negotiating to maintain a healthy bottom line across orders/accounts. Taking views across volume and smaller all store orders.
  • Raising orders on our online system, booking cloth and initiating critical paths for all orders.
  • Offering solutions and cross costing/sourcing on orders to make sure they are secured, by thinking commercially and understanding the needs of the customer.
  • Communicating with Rep office in Vietnam for order negotiation
  • Overseeing merchandiser and following up on orders through to delivery, negotiating extensions discount/airs where necessary using my initiative to make tough decisions, to protect the companies interest as best possible whist not jeopardising the customer relationship.
  • Working with design team to engineer product for customer retail price points and trend
  • Ensuring we are covering all best-selling product/fabric move ons in a timely manner across seasons to continue to secure volume programs and offer design/fabric and innovation for moving forward, making sure we close the gap between us and our competitors.
  • Being fully aware of the market and high street stores/product and direction by store/social media research as well as working closely with buying teams to stay up to date on sales feedback and figures weekly.
  • Confidently holding regular sales meetings with the customers to show new product/fabrics alongside the designer
  • Maintaining good relationship with customers, balancing and prioritizing their demands to ensure all customers are satisfied with the service we are providing at all times.

Unfortunately, due to high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted on this occasions.

If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to Sorcha@createrec.co.uk.