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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