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WWAKE Is Hiring A WHOLESALE MANAGER - FULL TIME In New York, NY

WWAKE is seeking an individual who is passionate about fashion, fine jewelry, and about strategic sales growth.
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WWAKE is seeking an individual who is passionate about fashion, fine jewelry, and about strategic sales growth. As Wholesale Manager, you will provide our luxury retailers with outstanding service including: tailored sales strategies and attentive communication. Your work will be essential to fostering WWAKE’s global brand presence.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating wholesale distribution strategy that compliments our retail strategy and our overall production capacity
  • Create and analyze weekly & monthly reports
  • Using sales reports to create informed growth projections for each wholesale account and each performance “tier”
  • Collect and monitor sell-through reports for each account, to develop informed product strategies for each client, in support of short and long term growth projections
  • Maintaining healthy communication with all retailers in order to gain constructive feedback, bring exposure to new products, and promote increased sell-through.
  • Monitor production calendar and set order deadlines that ensure on-time deliveries for your clients in collaboration with our production manager
  • Preparing for seasonal markets, from physical and digital product merchandising, to scheduling appointments, to placing production orders
  • Process all POs and order confirmations, determine and provide accurate ETA’s, and provide product selections, photos, and details for trunk shows, and for all accounts.
  • Consult with development teams on pricing and design for new products that support wholesale growth strategy. In turn, work closely with our design and production managers to gain a deep knowledge of product offering and production capabilities.
  • Schedule and lead all market and trade show appointments with buyers, coordinate sales samples.
  • Market research and outreach
  • Overseeing consignment product strategies, healthy inventory levels and sell-through
  • Minimizing company risk in RTVs and chargebacks
  • Manage workflow of Wholesale Assistant and Logistics Coordinator to ensure delivery of a WWAKE-style of communication, of timely and correct order processing, and of timely shipments in accordance with shipping guidelines.
  • Provide support to team members at all times. Ensure that the checks and balance system from sales to production is functional at all times.
  • Trafficking sales kit samples

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Our ideal candidate:

  • Availability to work full time, in person
  • Highly-organized, strong attention to detail, and proactive.
  • A strong knowledge and passion for sales and a genuine interest in jewelry
  • Previous high-end wholesale experience, 3 years preferred
  • Excellent communication skills. Multilingual - Spanish, French, and/or Chinese a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, strong Excel skillset
  • Experience reading reports from Quickbooks
  • Open to work a varying schedule to accommodate clients in different time zones
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Quick response time, willingness to think critically, anticipate future chain of events, and pivot plans seamlessly
  • Ability to work collaboratively and constructively with a small diverse team an absolute must
  • Must be an independent worker who is eager to take on responsibilities with a personal sense of accountability
  • Ability to multitask, while being attentive to customers and remaining flexible to the needs of a growing, sometimes ambiguous, company

Our ideal candidate is available full time for immediate hire.

Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line "Wholesale Manager" to careers@wwake.com.