Sales • Manage and develop the sales database (ACT) through telephone calls and online research • Connect with buyers and build strong relationships • Submit Tender responses • Create costings and allocation sheets using Excel • Create and present proposals to potential clients • Work with the Sales Director to set sales targets Product development • Liaise with pattern cutters for sample development in-house. • Attend fit sessions and discuss changes to improve fit and quality • Liaise with the design team to find suitable fabrics and designs to suit the clients needs whether it is budget or quality. • Work with the production team to source the right manufacturer depending on timescale, budget and quantities. Marketing • Design and maintain the sales pack for each client dependent on their needs and business type • Organise the photoshoot twice a year including casting, samples, photographer, location etc • Design marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, E-shots, mailshots using inDesign • Project managed the new website including design and SEO strategy • Manage Social Media including Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest Events - Man
Conduct sales appointments with buyers from department stores and boutiques worldwide. • Build and develop relationships with my clients • Process orders and re-orders using Protex, • Research new business and target key stores. Follow up with store visits • Work to sales targets and analyse sales at the end of the season. • Attend trade shows to represent the collection and build new business. PR • Manage all sample requests and send out for press and wholesale requests. • Create an end of month press report. Marketing • Design and create marketing material such as brand teasers, postcards, marketing packs, press reports and linesheets. • Work with the visual merchandising team to develop ideas for events and displays. Social Media • Manage Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr
Represented 12 womenswear and 2 menswear brands to wholesale clients from the UK and Ireland. • Conduct sales appointments with buyers, liaise with the designers and build relationships with clients • Responsible for merchandising the collections in the showroom • Managed all admin including orders, returns, sales targets and diary. • Create artwork for brand teasers and invites.
Also a current role but could not include this option in the dates above. This is a freelance role where I run creative paint workshops for children aged 2+ at various festivals and events (including Glastonbury each year) I also manage their social media - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Marketing, events, business, journalism, photography, styling
Art, Fashion Design, Media