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Wholesale Account Executive

Listing ID: 1432145

Wholesale Account Executive

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: SOMEWHERE Agency
Location: South London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Specified Hours: 9.30-6
Start Date: ASAP
Salary / Wage: Competitive
Reporting To: Head of Sales
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 1 day
About: In 2012 Danni Alves Braithwaite founded SOMEWHERE to create a home for the kind of labels she loves. Fresh, new brands that are innovative and desirable, with an emphasis on craftsmanship and quality.

SOMEWHERE is female owned and led and fully devoted to sustainable ways of creating commercial success. For us this needs to be a future norm because nothing’s more important than the future – both the planet’s and our brand’s.

Our brand-directed consultancy service can take care of your brand development, market entry, range planning, trade show planning, retail training and after-sales management. Our expert team will create a fully tailored approach to helping your brand expand and flourish.

As a Wholesale Account Executive, you will be responsible for overseeing wholesale accounts for your portfolio of brands, maintaining relationships with existing partners and acquiring new ones.

Suitable applicants will be driven, strategic and with a good understanding of the fashion industry dynamics and the wholesale life cycle: pre-season analysis, assortment planning, sales prognosis, in season reorders, follow up on seasonal performance and planning for upcoming seasons.  Whilst there is a high importance on growing and supporting the existing distribution, particular emphasis will be placed on bringing new business to the agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Head of Sales to define, develop and deliver the sales strategies for allocated brands within the business.
  • Liaising with brand Head Offices regarding collections, sales material and any customer service requirements.
  • Assist in the set up and breakdown of the Showroom prior to and post market
  • Maximise sales with existing customers through effective sales management
  • Manage the agency order books against sales targets; formulating strategies and plans with the team in order to achieve the short and long-term goals.
  • Gather market and customer information and provide feedback to brands to improve future collections.
  • Maintaining comprehensive prospect and client information in the CRM; mine the database to identify selling opportunities.
  • Conduct in-store visits, market analysis in order to spot and create new retail opportunities.
  • Work with the Wholesale Administrator to ensure maximum commercial gains through pop-ups, staff incentive and store training etc.

Requirements:

  • 3 years' minimum experience within a wholesale team
  • UK & Ireland contemporary womenswear sales experience - ideally with premium denim
  • Proven track record in exceeding sales targets
  • Showroom sales experience
  • Excellent sales presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent number and analytical skill
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and work under pressure
  • Experience with wholesale order systems – ideally one of: Navision, Joor, Le New Black,
  • PC literate. (Office: Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook, Photoshop)
  • UK Driving Licence

Application

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