We are looking for a Sales Account Manager for a fantastic brand in the Textiles industry. Based from Leeds, the role involves new business acquisition, development of existing accounts, attending exhibitions in UK and Europe, and managing order progression to customer satisfaction.
This is a fantastic opportunity with lots of scope for progression for an individual who has a passion for the textile / fashion industry.
Experience of dealing with buyers in the retail and fashion manufacturing industry would be a huge advantage.
The successful candidate will be able to build relationships easily, be driven to acquire new customers and be diligent and focussed to deliver to customers’ expectations.
Requirements for the role;
Experience in business to business sales
A real interest in the fashion / textiles industry
Applicants from a fashion buying experience will also be considered
Self-motivated and driven to acquire new customers
Can build relationships with ease and provide high standards of customer service
Able to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
Good numerical skills and attention to detail
Good IT skills and accustomed to using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
Full UK Driving Licence is essential
Following up on leads to ascertain customers’ requirements
Database cleansing to ensure correct contact details are kept on file
Attending sales appointments with a focus on quality of product
Developing relationships with existing customers to increase account spend
Researching potential new markets and potential customers
Consider all marketing and sales channels to develop new business
Organising samples and preparing quotations ensuring profitability margins
Follow up quotations to gain commitment from customers
Liaising with production and overseeing the progression of orders
Ensuring orders are fulfilled to the customers satisfaction
Salary dependent on experience (£25,000-£40,000 per annum as a guide)
Plus bonus and benefits
Please apply with an up to date CV detailing your experience.
The decision of suitability will be based on the information in your CV and cover letter. We will confirm receipt of your CV within 2 working days.
We regretfully are unable to provide specific feedback to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 10 days, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
We do however wish you luck in your job search and would be more than happy to consider you for future roles.