Account Development Manager - Textiles
£30,000 - 35,000 benefits
Our client is a leading services company, with a great history and extensive experience working with leading retailers and fashion houses offering services and support throughout their supply chain.
They wish to recruit an Account Development Manager to grow relationships within the industry to promote and improve their service offering. Currently experiencing steady growth, they are in a unique position within their sector that will enable continued growth and success.
Reporting to director level with support from internal experts the role involves developing relationships with retailers, textile companies and other relevant organisations to develop the companies' presence and the clients understanding of their service offering in order to push this through their supply chain.
Regular contact with your clients will come through technical presentations, trade shows and exhibitions as well as email and telephone. Home based or at Head Office in Manchester you will need to be prepared to travel on a regular basis.
You will be working in a similar role with demonstrable experience working with leading retailers or fashion related companies. An influencer and networker you will be a first class communicator capable of developing relationships at all levels within a business from the board to technical and procurement professionals.
Likely to be a recent graduate, or of graduate calibre you will be ambitious and driven looking for a high profile opportunity to develop your career and help a successful company grow and develop further.
Skills and Experience
·Likely to be a graduate with demonstrable experience within the textiles sector
·Experienced working with major retailers and fashion businesses
·Communication, relationship development skills and the ability to utilise technical expertise from colleagues within the business.
·Confident presenter ideally with previous experience presenting to high profile accounts
·Experience promoting services through the supply chain
·Driven, ambitious, capable of making an impact
·£30,000 - £35,000 negotiable on experience
·Bonus & benefits
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.
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