National Account Manager - UK - Luxury Skincare - Central London

Associate at JBCconnect

National Account Manager - UK - Luxury Skincare - Central London

Associate at JBCconnect

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelAssociate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 12 Aug, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Are you looking for a new role within a luxury beauty brand? Our client is one of the most talked-about beauty brands of 2019 and is expanding their London presence.

For the chance to join their growing team and be part of this innovative brand, apply below.

National Account Manager - UK

Reports to - Head of Retail - UK & Ireland

The National Account Manager - UK is responsible for establishing, growing and maintaining strategic relationships with the brand’s UK retail partners to deliver sales targets, assist the Head of UK Retail in the management of all buying relationships as well as working with the Regional Managers to support with driving business in-store. You must have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar level role. The successful candidate will be highly numerical, target-driven, commercial and passionate about working within the beauty industry.

Key Accountabilities

  • Complete Retail evaluation reports (verbal/written).
  • Analyse weekly sales and KPI results, reporting these to Head of Retail - UK & Ireland.
  • Accurately forecast monthly, quarterly and annual revenue streams with Head of Retail - UK & Ireland, using knowledge of the different retail accounts.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to ensure stock levels are in line with demand, sharing forecasts and conducting sales analysis.
  • Build strong relationships with internal sales team, store management and Head Office Buyers.
  • Collaborate with NPD, PR and Marketing to develop sales strategies and investigate merchandising opportunities to improve market share on all product lines.
  • Able to conduct meetings autonomously with Buyers and represent the brand.
  • Complete commission reports, rotas and other ad hoc reports.
  • Interpret short and long-term effects on the sales strategies and report the results to the Head of Retail - UK & Ireland.
  • Manage invoice queries and credits, as well as RTV and return requests.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute new product launches with Head of Retail - UK & Ireland and retailers to achieve maximum sales results.
  • In collaboration with the Brand Manager, execute Retail sites in store, ensuring tester and sample stock levels are sufficient.
  • Set Retail targets for promotional events in store.
  • Support and attend event set up and sites.
  • Supporting with Ecommerce accounts if required.

Person Specification

  • Numerical and literacy skills; Able to demonstrate effective written communication and can make practical use of relevant management information.
  • Intermediate to advanced IT skills, in Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience at this level
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Market Knowledge
  • Excellent commercial awareness and knowledge
  • Has demonstrated progression and/or self-development in previous roles/education
  • 3 years + in international beauty retail account management
  • Experience in both large and small companies
  • Experience gained from a luxury background

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Negotiation
  • Selling to Customer Needs
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Charismatic relationship builder
  • Engaged within the business and a flexible approach to work

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About JBCconnect

Staffing is an art, not a science and every art requires skill, technique, and passion all of which is sewn into the core values at JBCconnect. We are a full service staffing agency bringing exceptional talent from the consumer, advertising, media, marketing, public relations, technology and creative industries to the world’s most innovative

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  • Position industryRecruitment & HR
  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Count of employess51-200 employees
  • FoundedFounded in 2011
Recruitment AgencyMultinational

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