Junior Account Manager - Childrenswear (Boys/Girls)

  • Job Reference: JR4485
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is a leading global manufacturer to leading high st retailers and supermarkets. They now have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Account Manager to join their team working across boys and girlswear. This role is based in their London office. 

Junior Account Manager - Childrenswear (Boys/Girls): The Role

  • The manage and develop the business sales and profitability budgets through the initiation and development of new product ranges to meet the commercial requirements of their customer.
  • To ensure the constant development of new product ranges which gives continuity to the business requirements and satisfies the customer needs.
  • To be aware at all times of the customer's overall business requirements and plans to maximise any opportunities to gain further business. 
  • To control and manage costs in line with agreed budget levels. 
  • To manage travel, samples and samples freight costs within the agreed budget and to identify opportunities to improve values and generate cost savings throughout the development process. 
  • Evaluate and interpret market trends, initiate and drive new material and component development in line with the market direction.
  • To negotiate the cost and selling prices of each product in line with agree targets. Create costings and progress to final approval.
  • To monitor and ensure that the costs of operating the Product Team Design functions are controlled within the budgeted expenditure levels.
  • Assume general responsibility for all account activity and qualitative/timely delivery of agreed assignment.
  • Compile and contribute to the development of effective and stimulating design briefs, assuming full responsibilities for the accuracy of detail.
  • Attend Company, team and project related meetings to enhance understanding, business knowledge and involvement.
  • Maintain a high level of compliance working within the Company procedural framework on all matters.
  • Act as a company ambassador at all times.

Junior Account Manager - Childrenswear (Boys/Girls): The Candidate
 

  • Strong fashion background gained within a similar environment, must have childrenswear experience. 
  • 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.
  • Possess demonstrable organisation and time management skills.
  • Display a positive mental attitude, always can do.
  • Ability to work in a team or on own.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Patience, passion and a willingness to impart knowledge to others.

Junior Account Manager - Childrenswear (Boys/Girls): The Package

- Competitive salary dependant on experience.

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