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US-NY-New York
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Specific Responsibilities

The Sales Assistant supports the execution of strategies set by the Vice President of Sales by performing general sales activities including follow-up and customer service, in order to maximize sales and margins, support and promote the brand(s), where appropriate, and maintain optimal relationships with customers.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Strategy & Innovation

  • Develop and maintain tracking sheets to monitor and analyze sales and margins by style and by customer on a weekly basis; analyze customer. purchase histories vs. their forecasts and current sales records to identify sales trends and suggest potential actions to account executives.

Operations & Results

  • Track and update regularly the status of POs, shipments, inventories and Available To Sell;  track and follow-up on orders in the system.
  • Perform daily review of shipments, orders, changes in distribution and deliveries for each account with sales team and present key issues to VP of Sales; secure and ensure timely fulfillment of all orders.
  • Analyze weekly sales and stock levels; make recommendations to internal partners regarding orders/reorders; work closely with planning, finance and operations on credit, shipping, and bookings for each customer.
  • Coordinate current and historical product samples.
  • Contribute to and create presentations for existing and potential customers.
  • Assist with general duties including compliance and product performance protocols.

Customers & Relationships

  • Partner with internal customers and colleagues including Production, Operations, Planning, Imports, and Shipping to ensure timely delivery of goods.
  • Strengthen and maintain relationships with existing customers.
  • Manage communications and feedback between customers and internal partners in Sales, Planning and Production.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.

 

 

Skills and Requirements

  •  Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented and outgoing.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous.
  • 1+ years related experience and/or training in wholesale sales.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Office; familiarity with SAP a plus.

 GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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