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Sales Account Manager (Beauty)

Job title: Sales Account Manager (Beauty)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Salary: $40.00/hour - $45.00/hour
Reference: 464281
Contact name: Frankie Rubin

Job description

Client Overview: Our client, a natural haircare brand, is looking for a Freelance Account Manager to join their team. 

Role Overview: This role is an integral part of the brand’s retail strategy and will be responsible for building relationships with key accounts, assisting in the development of strategies to  increase revenue, and seeking new business opportunities. 

Account Manager Responsibilities: 
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships and connect with accounts on a day-to-day basis to understand business opportunities and challenges. 
  • Support daily business needs and manage special projects with retail partners and internal teams.
  • Working with retail and cross-functional partners, directly manage briefs, timelines, and deliverables for account specific needs or content requests (visual merchandising, digital and social assets, sampling, printed materials, events & education). 
  • Coordinate and participate in market presentations, education webinars and tradeshows to discuss new launches, marketing and promotions and further understand the brand’s performance. 
  • Directly responsible for new item setup process and sku management for key accounts; closely monitor for out of stock and opportunities for digital optimization. 
  • Align on strategy and budget with Sales Director and help to lead execution of retail account programming to drive sales growth and elevated consumer experience. 
  • Assist in tracking and analyzing sales performance and spend, reporting monthly and quarterly results
Account Manager Qualifications: 
  • 4-year bachelor degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3+ years of wholesale account management experience
  • Experience working with a beauty brand and key beauty retailers. 
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of Google Office Suite preferred. 
  • Some travel may be required. 
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