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Account Manager/PD (TGM1801) – £40k-£45k DOE – REMOTE

Account Manager/PD (TGM1801) – £40k-£45k DOE – REMOTE

Location: Remote Working

Type: Permanent

Industry: Denim

Job Ref: TGM1801

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a dynamic and focused all round Account Manager/ PD  with a passion for The Fashion Industry, predominantly denim, to join a leading manufacturer to key European High Street Retailers.

With a strong product development and sales background you will be naturally customer focused, and ambitious and wanting to excel and advance your career working in the Clothing Industry.

MUST have previous experience with Denim/Woven’s.  It is a denim specific product and so needs an understanding of the washing and drying processes etc

PLEASE NOTE: this is a work from home-based role initially and will travel on a regular basis

The Role:

  • Building new business relationships with customers, Large Retailers, Supermarkets, Wholesalers and Independents.
  • Working with and travelling Europe ( mainly Spain) on a regular basis to visit clients.
  • Assisting with the presentation and selling of products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Helping to develop and maintain sales materials and product knowledge.
  • Assisting with the negotiation of sales/cost prices, lead times and delivery dates.
  • Liaising with the Design Team to discuss customer requirements.
  • Dealing with high end customers
  • Liaising with international fabric mills
  • Ensuring critical path is maintained, liaising with Merchandisers and Quality teams to resolve any problems before they occur.
  • Ability to interpret, translate and understand customer’s handwriting and requirements into feasible samples and products that they desire.
  • Knowledge and clear understanding of the types of washes and terminology used in communications related to treatments of denim garments.

Skills Required:

  • MUST have previous experience with Denim/Woven’s.  It is a denim specific product and so needs an understanding of the washing and drying processes etc
  • Have a Merchandising/Product developer background within Account Management
  • Ability to get deeply involved in the design and development process of new products and /or independently develop new products / styles/ washes in line with trends and customer’s needs.
  • Good understanding of the garment manufacturing process and ability to design products based on mood boards.
  • Knowledge and contacts with international fabric mills and distributors in China and elsewhere to be able to source fabrics for sampling and production.
  • A sales background ideally with experience selling to Buyers within the Retail Trade
  • Excellent communication, organisational and presentation skills.
  • Willing to travel as and when needed.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Ability to maintain and develop client relationships.
  • Able to meet and work to demanding deadlines within a fast paced environment.
  • Must be fully IT literate including Excel.
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