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Junior Account Manager – Homeware (TGN4293) – Excellent Salary DOE

Junior Account Manager – Homeware (TGN4293) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Homeware

Job Ref: TGN4293

The Company:

We are looking for a Junior Account Manager to join a family run business that specialise in Homeware products and supply to Retailers including Dunelm, Argos, ASDA, Homebase, Amazon, Next & Walmart etc. This is an office-based role working Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm. The role would suit someone with a Merchandising / Buying Admin or Sales background.

The Role:

  • Support the Account Manager with day-to-day administration.
  • Working on a key customer account.
  • Establishing strong customer relationships at all levels.
  • Updating the Critical Path spreadsheet on a daily basis.
  • Attending weekly critical path meetings.
  • Attending meetings with key account customers.
  • Set prices in order to meet the margin expectations.
  • Manage the margin mix of each customer.
  • Negotiate cost prices with factories.
  • Monitor & grow key account portfolio.
  • Drive category management.
  • Analyse the product range on a continuing basis in line with business development needs.
  • Complete sample request forms & send to factories in the Far East.
  • Send samples, swatches & parts to the Customers & compile feedback.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Have experience in a similar role – Merchandising / Buying / Sales.
  • Be passionate about Homeware.
  • Clear communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with a positive approach to problem solving.
  • Pro-actively plan and manage time and workload effectively and efficiently.
  • Results driven with the ability to achieve the required sales goals.
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