Account Executive




Direct Buyer, Procurement


£27,000 to £300,000 Per Annum


St. Albans

Contract Type:

Full time

Date Posted:

31/03/2021 14:35:00

My client are looking to recruit an Account Executive who will help manage key accounts and help to develop new business by developing ranges and sourcing new products.


  • Liaising daily with factories in the Far East
  • Briefing new product development to factories
  • Researching product categories and trends
  • Collating detailed briefs
  • Preparing reports for customers in terms of trends / market research / competitor audits
  • Sourcing new product
  • Preparing customer quotes
  • Update costing model to calculate quotes
  • Working closely with the Design team
  • Reviewing lines with QA team being clear on test requirements and briefing factories
  • Briefing in packaging to the design team
  • Checking all packaging
  • Completing customer documentation to ensure successful setup and delivery of products


  • Minimum 2-3 years buying / production experience
  • Working in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of working directly with retailers
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Comprehensive in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Good multi-tasking skills and problem-solving skills
  • Work well on own initiative but also within a team

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