Advanced Designer brand is looking for an Account Executive based in NYC to contribute to the overall wholesale sales strategy and business development of the brand.
Responsibilities:Maintain and expand strong client facing relationships with luxury department, specialty and international stores, while improving the position of the brand. Work closely with buying and planning teams to review seasonal budgets prior to market, as well as profitability in-season to maintain a healthy business. Identify opportunities for growth and offer recuts, reorders and swaps, and maintain quality control of goods in the market. Plan targeted outreach strategies to current and prospective customers, focusing on profitability and long-term, steady growth. Provide feedback and sales analysis of current business through weekly and seasonal data reports. Regular market visits to maintain brand standards and offer product knowledge targeted by account. Understand current trends in the fashion marketplace, and provide research in order to build the overall business. Work closely with Marketing to develop brand strategies and innovative sales techniques. Organize and execute seasonal sales markets 4 times a year in New York and Paris, scheduling appointments and maintaining showroom standards. Strategically present the collection to accounts to help build assortments that best represent the brand, the account, and ultimately, the customer. Offer post-market feedback and data analysis to design and production teams internally, to help build out an assortment based on the needs of the territory. Manage the full cycle of seasonal client orders, including receipt, review, revision, and order confirmation. Support operations and logistics internally to maintain efficient deliveries, payment and customer service.
Required Skills:Minimum 3-5 years of experience in wholesale sales. Ability to work with ERP data entry systems, Joor, Excel, and an understanding of EDI processes. Must be very detail oriented. Express ideas clearly, concisely and possess solid oral and written communications skills. Represent the core values and standards of the brand and communicate goals and initiatives effectively. Acts as a brand ambassador and is passionate and enthusiastic about fashion and culture. Shows integrity in their work, is a team player, and is willing to work in a fun and fast paced environment.
New York NY