Junior Sales – Account Manager

Salary c£23k-£27k – Manchester

This is a great opportunity for someone in a similar role or to step into this role from an Import Merchandising background to join a well-established importer / supplier of womenswear, This company are looking for a well-connected Junior Sales/Account Manager to introduce their products to new customers in the UK and potentially overseas. 

Junior Sales and Account Manager – The Role: 

• Your goal will be to proactively develop relationships and identify/develop new business opportunities with retail and e-tail customers. 

• You will be given some existing ‘warm’ accounts to manage and grow. 

• Reporting to Director and liaising with other Account Managers / Designers, you will manage your own work load to ensure sales and revenue targets are exceeded. 

• Liaise with the Merchandise, Technology and Design Teams inhouse.

Strong costing and negotiation skills are required for this role as well as being sales focused.

Junior Sales and Account Manager – The Candidate: 

• A proven track record within this industry is essential.

• Ability to identify and develop new opportunities. 

• Previous experience within wholesale or importer business. 

• Good networking & negotiation skills. 

• Highly organised, attentive to detail with excellent communication skills (written & oral) 

• Good team player, proactive, methodical and organised with strong interpersonal and people management skills. 

• Ability to work unsupervised in an accurate and timely manner with attention to detail and within critical deadlines.