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Senior Account Executive

New York, NY 10010

Posted: 02/17/2020 Job Category: Account Executive Job Number: 121898

Job Description

Title: Senior Account Executive, Handbags

Company Description: Women's Advanced Contemporary Designer Brand

Location: New York, NY


- Maintain and cultivate strong relationships major department store and specialty accounts across the U.S.

- Develop and execute strategies to maximize sales growth, reduce inventory liability, and minimize markdowns.

- Analyze fiscal selling and client performance on a weekly, monthly, and seasonal basis to forecast growth and identify opportunities.

- Strategize to achieve sales goals each season through product assortment and event opportunities.

- Communicate with major accounts on initial budgets prior to market and actively manage follow-up to ensure client satisfaction.

- Conduct competitive analysis to maintain awareness of the market place and to influence strategy.

- Prepare and present collections during seasonal market appointments and trade shows (travel between 2-4 x per year).

- Jump in as needed with various operational tasks to support special orders and custom client requests.

- Research different markets and businesses and reach out to potential new accounts.


- Completed Bachelor’s Degree.

- Min. of 6+ years relevant work experience in the women’s luxury ready-to-wear working with top-tier major department stores.

- Broad knowledge of department stores, e-commerce, and specialty retailers based in the U.S.

- Present and maintain list of current account relationships and contacts.

- Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; a proactive team player!

- Ability to adapt to frequent changes and thrive in a deadline-driven environment.

- Excellent problem-solving and robust analytical skills.

- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and JOOR.

- Travel required 2-4 x per year for domestic trade shows and market week.

Compensation Package:

- Competitive Salary Base

- Aggressive Performance Bonus

- Health Insurance

- 401(k) Retirement Plan

- Paid Time Off

- Paid Holidays

- Clothing Allowance + Discounts

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