Sales Account Manager | Joburg | Apparel Retail Brand

We are looking for a dynamic and competent Sales Account Manager to handle bulk orders and other sales activities of our company. You will be responsible for managing as well as acquiring new business opportunities with other service providers. The Sales Account Manager must understand the footwear and apparel market and has worked in similar positions. They need to have a good network of established retailers in the marketplace. Besides your managerial duties, you will be developing business growth strategies to maximize sales. You will also be analysing and negotiating contract terms with vendors, suppliers, and business partners. Duties and responsibilities to include, but not limited to:Identifying and contacting potential business partners, vendors, and suppliersSeeking and managing bulk orders and purchasesEstablishing new and existing long-term business relationshipsNegotiating contract terms and conditions with business partners and vendorsDeveloping and achieving sales objectivesReviewing sales figures and performancesAnalysing and developing strategies to maximize salesAttending trade shows, meetings, and networking eventsOrganising and maintaining inventoryEnsuring all shipments are received and dispatched on timeReviewing sales KPIs and preparing sales reportAnticipating demand and acquiring new materialsMaintaining a record of all accounts payable and receivable Skills and Experience required:Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting or related fieldProven work experience as a Sales Account Manager or a similar position, preferably in the footwear / apparel industryFamiliarity with sales tracking softwareComplete understanding of inventory management softwareExcellent analytical and negotiation skillsAbility to conduct market researchDetail-oriented and customer-centric individualProblem-solving abilityGood computer skillsExcellent multitasking and organisational skillsAbility to manage stressful situationsGood communication and interpersonal skillsStrong leadership skillsAbility to leverage business-building opportunities Salary negotiable depending on experienceStart ASAP To apply for the Sales Account Manager Job, Joburg, Apparel Retail Brand job please send your CV in a word document together with your CV. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. Recruit for Africa is a recruitment agency based in South Africa specialising exclusively in hospitality, retail, chefs and lodge placements. Our agents are specialists in their fields and will be able to advise you and assist in the recruitment process, from the moment you apply for a job until you start your employment. Do not look any further and contact Recruit for Africa to find you the perfect employee or to secure your dream job! DisclaimerPersonal information received from applicants will only be processed for the purposes obtained as disclosed in our privacy policy. By applying for this job you accept that we can process your personal information as specified and you agree to our privacy policy found on Recruit for Africa website. Recruit for Africa (Pty) Ltd has safeguards in place to ensure the confidentiality of this personal information.
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