Account Manager

  • Job Reference: JS4209
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2018
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a leading designer and supplier of ladies and childrens footwear providing on-trend footwear for a number of UK High Street retailers. They are now seeking an experienced Sales/Account Manager to join their busy team in the East Midlands. 

Account Manager - The Role:

  • Reporting to the Sales Director, you will take responsibility for one of the main accounts - George @ Asda.
  • Manage customer relationships at all levels - understanding the market and their requirements 
  • Working with design and technical team to develop product 
  • Meeting sales targets and ensuring orders are successfully delivered to the customer
  • Negotiate and confirm prices with suppliers and customers
  • Liaise with merchandisers and technical team to ensure critical path process is smooth, efficient and on time

Account Manager - The Candidate:

  • Proven sales experience in the same or a similar market
  • Technical footwear or design ability knowledge would be an advantage
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships 
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, managing customer and supplier expectations
  • Able to influence and negotiate successfully
  • Extensive travel within the UK and regular trips to factories in China and Europe. 

Account Manager - The Package:

  • Competitive, dependant on experience

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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