8th Story Is Hiring  A West Coast Account Executive In DTLA, CA - Fashionista

8th Story Is Hiring  A West Coast Account Executive In DTLA, CA

We are currently seeking a West Coast Account Executive as our business continues to grow.
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8th Story is a contemporary showroom located in the heart of DTLA, CA.

We are currently seeking a West Coast Account Executive to join our growing team.

This fashion forward individual will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Account management across multiple collections. DENIM A PLUS!
  • Manage excising customer base and open new accounts by identifying, prospecting and cold calling.
  • Maintain ongoing and updated target account list and goals by city.
  • Meet or exceed all sales goals and provide weekly updates on retailer challenges and opportunities.
  • Maintenance and distribution of weekly selling reports.
  • Travel to stores & attend tradeshows.
  • Coordination of all showroom activities during Market including set up, calendar management and ensuring showroom presentation is up to standards daily.
  • Sample management: Coordination of all incoming + outgoing requests while managing flow of samples with accurate database.
  • Order entry via SCALYN, JOOR and NuOrder
  • Handle all inquiries: credit memos, RA’s, re-orders, order confirmations, shipments and chargebacks.
  • Research and perform competitive analysis; monitor relevant trends and communicate to internal partners.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree STRONGLY preferred
  • Strong existing relationships with west coast specialty and major accounts
  • 2-4 years’ experience in wholesale sales with proven track record in contemporary fashion and premium denim a plus
  • Road warrior who is comfortable with travel and is familiar with West Coast territory.
  • Strong sense of trend and ability to merchandise
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Solid understanding of retail math including mark-up, sell-through, OTB and gross margin
  • Ability to analyze selling, data and translate into immediate results
  • Well-spoken and confident when speaking to accounts and vendors
  • Self-starter with high-energy, outgoing and dynamic personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational and presentation skills
  • Able to prioritize efficiently and strive in a deadline driven environment.
  • MUST have the ability to work within a close team oriented environment
  • MUST have an understanding that seasonal selling periods REQUIRE A certain amount of flexibility within a work day (some evenings/weekends)

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Full time hours
  • Compensation based on experience level (Base + Commission)
  • Casual but fast paced work environment
  • Paid Time Off (Accrued)
  • Other generous benefits

To Apply: Please send your resume to hr@8thstory.com, subject line Account Executive, West Coast.