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Wholesale Sales Assistant

Job title: Wholesale Sales Assistant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Remote: No
Salary: $75,000- $85,000
Reference: 462330
Contact name: Jessica Levine

Job description


Our client is a Leader in Fashion Outerwear is seeking a Sales Assistant to join their team. The position requires excellent organization skills and the understanding of how to prioritize the tasks for each day. The right individual will have the ability to provide complete back-end support to senior sales executives.

Wholesale Sales Assistant Roles Responsibilities:

•            Develop excellent working relationships with accounts at the merchant level
•            Review and confirm daily EDI transmissions of placed orders
•            Assist in market preparation/ showroom set-up and presentation to customers
•            Ensure timely and accurate entry of all wholesale orders by taking detailed notes & photographs during market meetings, and following up all references on samples for Sales & Production
•            Prepare to send/ track sales samples and packages to send customers 
•            Review & Recap all new orders received, taking into consideration delivery dates and, for stock goods, inventory levels for fulfillment.
•            Work interdepartmentally to maximize fill rate and ensure orders ship on time.
•            Maintain daily communication with operations regarding pending / special orders.
•            Maintain the "Available to Sell" report on a weekly basis. Communicate inventory availability to buyers and advise ETA's for future delivery items 
•            Assist Sales Team with special projects as needed.
•            Reporting analysis (will need basic retail math skills) 
•            Travel within the states to visit clients when needed 
•            Coordinate Breakfast/lunches for buyers during market.
•            Managing product uploads for DTC & maintain product is live & accurate at all times.
•            Assist in planning and securing inventory for all DTC account - prior planning experience needed

Wholesale Sales Assistant Key Qualifications:

•            Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in wholesale industry.
•            Outstanding customer service skills and problem-solving ability.
•            Very Strong Computer skills, Proficient on A2000, Excel,  NuORDER  & Marketplace 
•            Must have strong initiative, high energy, strategic thinking and be detail oriented.
•            Polished verbal and written communication skills.
•            Ability to prioritize and focus and provide complete follow through on all aspects of responsibility.
•            Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic.
•            Ability to multitask in a fast paced office environment 
•            Ability to work with all levels within and outside the company.
•            Ability to learn new systems quickly.
•            Familiar with retail math, excellent analytical, planning, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.
•            Excellent knowledge of retailer portals especially with marketplace for Macy’s
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