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Junior Account Manager (Fashion)

Listing ID: 658100

Junior Account Manager (Fashion)

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: North West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: TGS733
Salary: Up to £25K DOE
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 days 13 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.



The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for a Junior Account Manager to join a highly successful childrenswear supplier to a variety of high street retailers and supermarkets. You will be responsible for looking after your own accounts, managing and developing business sales and profitability budgets through the initiation and development of new product ranges to meet the commercial requirements of customers, reporting to the Head of Sales.

 
The Role:

  • Constant development of new product ranges giving continuity to the business requirements and satisfying customer needs.
  • Awareness of overall customer business requirements and planning to maximise any opportunities to gain further business at all times.
  • Controlling and managing costs in line with agreed budget levels. 
  • Managing travel, samples and sample freight costs within the agreed budget, identifying  opportunities to improve values and generate cost savings throughout the development process.
  • Evaluating and interpreting market trends, initiating and driving new material and component development in line with the market direction.
  • Negotiating costs and selling prices of each product in line with agreed targets. 
  • Creating costings and progressing to final approval.
  • Monitoring and ensuring that costs of operating the Product Team Design functions are controlled within the budgeted expenditure levels.
  • Communicating effectively and building positive relationships with relevant stakeholders, acting as first point of contact in client dealings.
  • General responsibility for all account activity and qualitative/timely delivery of agreed assignment.
  • Effectively communicating with all relevant personnel involved with client account, ensuring all job related documentation is filed and updated accordingly.
  • Compiling and contributing to the development of effective, and stimulating design briefs.
  • Managing conflict or disagreements with assistance/guidance/support from Manager, ensuring expectations are managed and relationships are solidified.
  • Ensuring compliance of all product related activity with relevant regulatory bodies e.g, H&S.
  • Attending company, team and project related meetings to enhance understanding, business knowledge and involvement.
  • Maintaining a high level of compliance working within the company procedural framework on all related matters i.e VAT and customs control.

 
Skills Required:

  • A fashion background with experience gained within a similar environment is essential.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate the strength confidence agility and determination in assuming control of all related projects from the outset.
  • Ability to think laterally and quickly, ensuring the process is managed and delivered on time with the right first time approach.
  • Demonstrable organisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team or on own.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all audiences.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Must be educated to A Level standard.
  • Willing to travel if and when required.
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Outlook.

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