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Account Executive, Specialty

Vernon, CA 90058

Posted: 10/02/2018 Job Category: Account Executive Job Number: 101761

Title of Job: Account Executive

Company Description: Women's Contemporary Brand

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

-Contribute to and execute strategies set by management in order to maximize sales and margins, support and promote the brand and maintain strong relationships with customers. 

-Actively seek opportunities to build upon and expand current businesses with specialty retail stores on the West Coast

-Spearhead the targeting of new accounts and opportunities and road travel with samples to visit accounts

-Partner with Executive and Merchandising teams to assist in product development and direction, feedback, trends, and callouts.

-Make product presentations and work with Buying and Merch teams to identify assortment plans, sales opportunities, and maximize sales growth.

-Comprehensive competitive analysis of marketplace.

-Create and maintain seasonal forecasts by door and category.

-Assemble and monitor profitability by account and identify areas of opportunity in regards to sell-through, markdowns, cancellations, returns, etc.; make recommendations to customers

-Attend trade shows and travel with samples to existing and new accounts to execute seasonal buy; ensure in-store product is properly merchandised and accounts are equipped with seasonal product knowledge

-Partner with finance and operations to ensure proper credit, shipping, and bookings for each customer;

-Manage communications and feedback between individual customers, showrooms and corporate office

Requirements:

-Minimum of 3+ years of Specialty Wholesale experience

MUST have strong experience and relationships in Women’s Apparel 

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous

Able to work with a small team and grow with a changing business

Ability to travel often/as needed

Salary: Competitive base + commission and 100% benefits coverage

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