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Account Executive

New York, NY 10018

Posted: 06/18/2018 Job Category: Account Executive, Account Management Job Number: 97221

Title: Account Executive - East Coast

Location: New York, NY

Company: Women's Contemporary Brand

Responsibilities:

- Manage and exceed metrics set by management to maximize on sales goals/margins.

- Continuously seeking new opportunities and expanding specialty relationships throughout East Coast territory by opening new accounts and continuously creating growth opportunities. 

- Contribute and work closely with Executive and Merchandising teams on trend forecasting and direction of future selling seasons, product development opportunities, and feedback on current/past seasons. 

- Able to present and work closely with Buying and Merchandising teams on buying plans per season and collaborate efficiently to maximize on sales growth.

- Comprehension understanding of brand and competing brands in the marketplace. 

- Create selling forecasts per season for each account.

- Manage accounts and monitor areas of growth opportunities. Advise on sell-through of buys and authorize cancellations and RA's. 

- Attend trade shows throughout the year and present current line to buyers with relevant product knowledge. Working with current and new accounts during shows.

- Work closely with accounting and operations dept. for proper payment and shipping of orders to buyers/stores.

- Manage line of communication between buyers and headquarters for clients.

Requirements:

- Minimum of 4 years of fashion industry experience

- Experience in fashion wholesale, women's contemporary and specialty preferred

- Existing client list and experiencing opening new accounts

- Strong attention-to-detail and sense of urgency; highly organized

- Working in a small yet growing sales team

- Be a road warrior - ability to travel often/as needed!

Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 base salary + commission % on sales

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