Sales Executive - Apparel

  • Job Reference: JR4309
  • Date Posted: 17 December 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
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Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of fine wool cloth, produced in the UK . They have a strong heritage, based in Yorkshire and supply some of the leading retailers and brands within the UK - across home interiors, apparel and accessories. They are a perfect balance between modern, innovative design and traditional craft. They now have a exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive responsible for their apparel business to join their team.

Sales Executive Apparel: The Job

  • Managing and developing both new leads and existing customers in both the UK and Europe.
  • Promoting a wide range of fabrics from stock supported collections.
  • Account development both new and existing.
  • Work to daily and monthly objectives.
  • Face to face influencing of customers.
  • Attend trade shows within the UK and Europe.
  • Running open days at the mill with the support of the Sales Manager.
  • Selling to apparel focused markets including garment maker, tailors, fashion brands and CMT businesses but also searching for new customers in other areas. 
  • Create 12 weekly journey plans.
  • Feeding back on market trends and information sharing with the sales and design teams.
  • Field based with one day in the mill on average every 10 days.

Sales Executive Apparel: The Candidate

  • Sales experience within a similar role is essential.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Target focused
  • People skills
  • Highly self motivated and self disciplined
  • Organised and reliable.
  • Committed to travelling and staying away from home as and when required.
  • Textile experience - ideal but not essential.
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written.

Sales Executive Apparel: The Package:

- Competitive package reflective of position.

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