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Account Manager

Listing ID: 1057189

Account Manager

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: People Marketing
Location: Birmingham, Staffordshire, West Midlands, UK
Hours: Full Time
Start Date: To be agreed
Reference Number: 11598 MM
Salary: £ Dependent on Experience
Twitter Handle: @peoplemarket1ng
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 days 6 hours
About: People Marketing Fashion Recruitment (est. 1989) is a boutique recruitment agency specialising in the fashion & lifestyle industry. We recruit for a diverse range of vacancies in the UK and internationally, including jobs in design, technical, quality, sourcing, production, sales, buying & merchandising and ecommerce.

The majority of our consultants have first-hand industry experience, and our team are passionate and knowledgeable about the industry and the individuals who work in it. We have an extensive network of candidates built up over the last 25 years. We have an impressive client list of retailers, brands and suppliers within fashion & textiles.

We are proud of our reputation for providing a high quality personalised service, and for placing the right candidates in successful long term career opportunities. Our business continues to grow through recommendations from candidates and clients.

Within this role, in a global business, you will oversee every aspect of the customer experience, managing both the business and the key accounts to ensure standards and contractual agreements are achieved whilst also meeting the commercial needs of the business.  This position seeks applicants with a strong understanding apparel, an understanding of corporate or workwear would be desirable. 

Account Manager – The Role

  • Understand the customer’s requirements and create a strategic plan to meet their needs.
  • Create, update and implement an annual strategic account plan
  • Retain and grow existing customer business in line with sales plan
  • Maintain and manage information against the Critical Path ensuring that the relevant people and departments complete all necessary action
  • Build good customer relationships which are profitable and commercial
  • Build good internal relationships with all departments
  • Accurately monitor forecasts, stock levels, budgets and debtors
  • Review information on weekly / monthly KPI’s for reporting to senior management

Account Manager – The Person

  • Proven track record of managing key accounts.
  • Preferable background in fashion and textiles
  • Strong competence in Microsoft Office suite
  • Good networking skills 
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict targets and deadlines.   
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence people at all levels
  • Good business/commercial awareness 

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.


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