Account Manager – Sales and Sourcing
Assist fashion brands with every aspect of sourcing collections as account manager for Erve Europe
Erve Europe is a European leader in character licenses and brands. We produce branded fashion and apparel featuring TV, film, cartoon and video game heroes. As part of Erve Group, we have six offices across three continents and we control the supply chain between raw materials and stores. Starting with our in-house design team and portfolio of licenses – we source, produce, pack and transport collections at the request of major fashion retailers. With more than 33 years in the industry, our dynamic team values growth, transparency and customer focus. Our exceptional quality and sustainable practices have earned us a reputation for excellence.
Find our head office in the Brussels region of Zaventem.
About the role
As we work towards further growth in Europe, we’re looking for a customer-oriented account manager to build upon our outstanding reputation for customer service. The successful candidate will manage our existing customer portfolio, consisting of buyers from leading fashion brands, as a direct point of contact during sourcing and follow-up. Taking the time to truly understand customers’ needs, you’ll ensure that every garment in every order exceeds their expectations. You will also seek out opportunities to expand the customer base and approach prospective clients. The role requires a critical eye, foresight into market trends and savvy sourcing that meets sales targets. You’ll evaluate every sales period and devise strategies to maximize sales for the following season.
- Impeccable customer service
- Friendly, personable and an excellent sales negotiator
- Strong communication skills in English and Dutch and also fluent in a third European language, such as French, Spanish or German
- Holds a Master’s degree in commerce, management or relevant field
- Minimum of three years’ experience in sales or account management
- Thrives on results and dedicated to meeting targets
- Loves to travel and will enjoy visiting production countries across the globe for sourcing & negotiation
- Proactive, diligent and solution-oriented
- Manages time efficiently
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
The successful candidate receives
- A varied and rewarding role in the international fashion sector
- A chance to enhance your sales skills
- Opportunities for professional development, expanding on your industry expertise
- Regional and international travel
- Empowerment to lead your own projects as part of our unique ‘Level 8’ business model
- A collaborative working environment that acknowledges success
- A competitive salary, excellent working conditions and various benefits
- A company car
Please send your resume and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your fashion powerhouse of licenses and brands
Erve Europe is part of the Erve Group: a circle of companies including Beconnected, our global sourcing and trading division with offices in China, Bangladesh, India, Africa and Russia, and Beconnected Industrial specialized in labels and printing in Ethiopia.