Role details

Account Manager

Sudbury   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Luxury silk mill in Sudbury, Suffolk serving international fashion houses
  • Account Manager role

About Our Client

Producing fabrics of the highest quality since the 17th century, the company is still family owned, now in it's 9th generation and they pride themselves on their British heritage. Luxury is at the core of Stephen Walters & Sons, supplying many of the world's largest fashion houses in their neckwear and ready to wear collections. This is a truly exciting organisation to be a part of, quietly at the centre of the world of fashion.

Job Description

Stephen Walters & Sons are looking for an experienced account manager to look after a small portfolio of their key accounts. You will be working with design teams, buyers, production teams, designers both client side and in-house so you must be a fantastic relationship builder. Being detail orientated is absolutely vital to success in this role; every part of the sales process is under the strictest scrutiny.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally you will come from a design, fashion and/or textile background and have a keen interest and understanding of the industry. The role is predominantly office based, in their fascinating, converted 18th century silk mill. Regular European travel will be expected. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Highly organized and able to take a consultative and solution based approach to the role
  • Creative and able to work effectively with design teams, designers and buyers
  • A good negotiator, able to work within set parameters
  • Commercial mindset
  • Understanding of the industry and market
  • Ability to take on existing relationships with a view to long term development as well as build new relationships
  • Ability to manage the sales process from start to finish, working interdepartmentally to ensure exceptional customer service is given
  • Personality, attitude and demeanor in keeping with Stephen Walters & Sons Ltd
  • Able to absorb knowledge and become an expert in their area
  • Happy to travel to Europe when necessary

What's on Offer

Package to be discussed.

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