Assistant Account Manager

Assistant Account Manager

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10816 1AA

Job Description

An exciting opportunity looking to recruit an Assistant Account Manager. This position is part of a busy Commercial Team, and is would suit someone seeking their second industry position, keen to build upon their industry experience.

Our client is an established multi-product menswear supplier, with own manufacturing resources, and who supply high street retailers in the UK and Internationally.

Assistant Account Manager - The role

  • Manage existing and new customer relationships, liaising with internal and external teams, suppliers and factories
  • Management of the critical path process from design concept, development to delivery.
  • Actioned any follow up from buying meetings
  • Ensure information for all new styles are entered into the order book and monitor the style to enable the factory to go ahead and order all relevant trims and labelling
  • Monitor weekly sales figures
  • Liaise with Vendors regarding costs and initial manufacturing requirements
  • Manage internal team to achieve critical path dates
  • Working closely with the design and technical teams to ensure product commercially and viability.
  • Responsible for achieving department Sales and Margin targets
  • Raising purchase orders for factories, updating spreadsheets, monitoring and progress chasing costing and planning to deliver product within the required lead times and to the agreed price standard.

Assistant Account Manager – The Candidate

  • Experience in a similar role as a sales administrator, or account manager, or front facing merchandiser position liaising with a mix of high street retailers for apparel .
  • An interest in working in menswear. Good knowledge of the garment manufacturing process
  • A dynamic, ‘can do’ attitude, ready to seize an opportunity, take on responsibility and apply learning to be successful.
  • Must have previous experience of supplying to the highstreet and working with offshore supply/manufacturing 
  • Proven effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Good team player, proactive, methodical and organised with strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Strong numerical ability and experience of critical path management.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in an accurate and timely manner with attention to detail and within critical deadlines

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