The Account Executive will be responsible for achieving profitable sales and service efforts for their line. This position is responsible for developing effective customer relationships at all levels. The Account Executive will possess in-depth knowledge of the underwear industry with a focus on Kids and work with a cross-functional team of associates.
This is a full time position at our New-Jersey offices.
Duties and Responsibilities
Help develop and execute sales plan to expand business. Monitor and make adjustments to the plan when necessary with a focus on profitability and limiting inventory risk.
Account servicing leadership – Ensure that the brand is maintaining a high level of service in all functional areas of alignment with Customer
Establish relationships with department stores
Coordinate across multiple areas including Replenishment, Planning and Production.
Properly communicate and manage all business changes with customer account and/or team – This includes, but is not limited to, special customer requests, promotional commitments, conflict resolution and additional service needs
Develop an intimate knowledge of products, culture and business processes in order to serve the customer with a focus on quality merchandise
Must maintain advanced understanding of the marketplace through conversations, retail pricing, assortment surveys, feature ad tracking and market visits
Develop strategy to generate profitable new business opportunities and recommend solutions to overcome challenges
Requirements and Qualifications
5-8 years’ experience in Underwear/ Apparel (Fashion) industry with department stores and upper markets
Branded business experience preferred
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated creativity and ingenuity in developing successful strategies for business growth.
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and presentation skills
Strong project planning skills and project management skills
Strong in all MS office products (Proficient Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)
Ability to bring Innovation