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Wholesale Manager

Listing ID: 651461

Wholesale Manager

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: SORTED PM
Location: Notting Hill, West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Specified Hours: 9am – 6pm, Monday to Friday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference Number: BA510
Salary: £30k - £35k dependent upon experience
Reporting To: CEO / Creative Director
Twitter Handle: @sortedpa
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 6 days
About: SORTED is a agency specialising in providing support staff to business in the arts, entertainment an creative industries.

The Wholesale Manager is responsible for effectively managing the wholesale accounts as well as private client base.  Maintaining current income whilst maximising growth, exceeding targets as well as identifying, proposing and implementing new business opportunities.

The role will focus on delivering company revenue and margin goals through development of wholesale distribution strategy and client relationship management, both wholesale and private.  Sales  follow-up, delivery and support.
  
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for all client relationships and communication, appointments and account management from initial order, processing, confirmations, shipment and relevant paperwork (including all certificates of origin)
  • All order consolidation post market
  • Ensuring the smooth running of all accounts, orders and transactions to make sure all stock is delivered on time.
  • Develop wholesale and retail pricing structure with seasonal price lists to ensure collections are competitive, on brand and meet company margin targets.
  • Organisation of the showroom and the appointment schedule
  • Responsible for the sales during market to drive orders and make sure all stores are satisfied.
  • Actively managing customer orders to ensure that they meet deadlines, review all orders, send OC’s, update all T&C’s and agree payment terms, chase late payments, create debtors lists and update payment schedules.
  • Customer reach out for private client pre-orders, order taking and processing.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with clients (including Boutiques) through constant communication to support them. Share all collections and brand assets with clients.
  • Undertake frequent visits to your wholesalers, proposing innovative solutions to meet their needs and maximise sales.
  • Attend product training and train seasonal showroom staff for all collections
  • Increase customer spending by suggesting re orders and allocate stock available. Manage returns and swaps.
  • Pro-active analytical inventory management for all accounts to drive sell troughs, SOR management, upsell products and reduce stock levels.
  • Responsible for preparing weekly reports, including, but not limited to, sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes, managing and controlling data analysis, stock levels, best sellers, KPI's, collating all Sell through's and VM reports
  • Continued market research to understand market potential and competitor environment. Identify new markets and create reach out plan to implement.
  • Act as a Brand Guardian, coaching and educating clients to ensure guidelines are implemented in order to maximize commercial gains and respect the brand 

 
Notes:

  • 4-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Work closely with Production team and financial Director.
  • Work closely with warehouse and responsible for inventory and the sales log
  • Organise trunk show along with the Studio PA.
  • Create and update customer data base.
  • Must be able to work on Zedonk.
  • Must have had experience at another fashion brand or fashion showroom 

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Minimum of 1 year working in Wholesale*

Excellent contacts at UK boutiques and department stores*

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