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Company:  Madewell
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Oct 9, 2021

Wholesale Account Manager

Wholesale Account Manager 
 

You’ve got to…

  • Get us – a passion for the brand that shows up in everything you do, everyday.
  • Be a strategic thinker – spend time and energy on what drives the greatest results.
  • Look under rocks, be curious, ask questions and use your smarts to think boldly and do the right thing.
  • Be a team player – cultivate productive relationships with cross-functional business partners.
  • Communicate consistently, with purpose and an understanding of your audience.
  • Be a multi-task master – make quick decisions under tight timelines.
  • Be nimble and comfortable with change.
  • Work independently and take the lead, even when all of the pieces are not in place.
  • Articulate your point of view and have the courage and conviction to stand up for your beliefs.
  • Have a great fashion aesthetic and be all over what’s happening in the industry.
  • Always be on, up for anything and ready to have fun along the way.

 

We want you to…

  • Serve as the primary Account Manager for designated accounts for the Madewell Wholesale business. 
  • Lead market meetings for each account; drive sales against volume and category targets.  
  • Drive strategic marketing and operational initiatives against assigned businesses.  
  • Work closely with product, internal merchandising teams, and account buyers to ensure account needs are being met on a consistent basis.  
  • Manage and report sales and inventories on a weekly basis, and gross margin requirements on a monthly basis.  
  • Work closely to manage account markdowns, returns and product exit strategies.  
  • Proactively develops presentations to Senior Management for internal and client meetings.  
  • Represent Madewell standards and expected level of ethics in all business dealings within company and with customers.

 

Oh, and by the way, you…

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent with 6+ years of relevant experience managing large apparel wholesale accounts
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical, organizational and presentation skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of basic retail math measurements (i.e., gross margin, turn and markdowns)

 

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


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