Strategic Account Manager
Arcadia Group Limited
11d ago


Strategic Account Manager - Ivy Park


In October 2014 Beyoncé and Arcadia announced a new partnership an Athleisure brand named IVY PARK which launched in April 2016.

The joint venture is equally owned by Topshop and Parkwood Athletic with Sir Philip Green and Beyoncé both assuming roles of Founders.

The partnership is designed and managed by a newly created standalone team based in London. Ivy Park is set to establish itself as a global market leader in Athleisure, clothes which are appropriate for both athletic and leisure activity in the fastest growing sector in the womenswear market today.

The brand is already distributed into over 50 different countries across North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Australia.

The scope of the brand within the market enables it to access consumers across a number of different channels from Premium Independents, Department Stores, Sporting Goods and Pure Play.

The ambition of the Brand is to become a market leader in its sector, engaging a core consumer set between 18-35 years to make women look and feel at the top of their game whatever they’re doing and wherever they are.

Ivy Park is now looking for an experienced Account Manager to own the relationship with one of the major accounts on global level.


  • Proven track record within an international Sports or Fashion brand, preferably with both a Sales and Marketing background
  • Inspirational character with a salesman DNA, strong commercial acumen and Customer focussed, skillset in preparation and execution of account plans and range presentations
  • Deep understanding of major European Sports and / or Fashion key accounts with a proven track record of managing those within a multi-
  • channel business environment, both bricks and clicks

  • Proven ability to work across various cultures as an exceptional relationship builder, able to integrate and influence cross-
  • functionally at all levels within the business

  • Strong financial knowhow (margins, discounts, royalties, P&L, profit improvement) understanding the specific commercial dynamics of sales out, stock replenishment, stock turn and overdue
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with high level of flexibility, agility and stamina ready to over perform and to go the extra mile
  • Desirable :

  • Experience in Fast Fashion or vertical retail environment
  • Experience at Account Management level within the branded FMCG sector

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Early finish summer hours
  • Access to sample sales
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

    You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.

    Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

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