15/06/2017
Full-time, Sydney

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Von-Routte

Company: Von-Routte
Job title: Business Development Executive
Location: Sydney
Employment type: Full-time
Applications close: July 20

Role description:

Von-Routte designs bags & wallets for weekend adventures & everyday use. Based in Sydney, our main inspiration comes from three simple Nordic values: to be simple, functional and beautiful.  

We are currently looking for a Business Development Individual to extend our client base in Australia and Internationally. The ideal candidate would have 2-3 years experience in the Fashion or Lifestyle industry, and be passionate about client relationship management.  

This role will focus on networking with industry connections and prospecting for new clients, as well as developing and maintaining working relationships with key stakeholders. Availability to travel regularly is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source new business opportunities nationally and internationally
  • Work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Consistent follow up with existing clients
  • Communicate with clients in person or through the phone and email
  • Meet sales deadlines
  • Manage wholesale showings and sales
  • Have a strong focus on a positive customer experience
  • Maintain long term relationships with our stockists
  • Visit stockists in store regularly
  • Understand each individual store and their needs
  • Availability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Analyse and generate financial and statistical reporting
  • Monitor competitor activities
  • Provide product feedback and market information from stockists
  • Liaise with the Managing Director to identify gaps in the market

Who we are looking for:

  • 2-3 years experience in the industry
  • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills
  • Have a well-developed and intuitive social skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and engaging personality
  • Excellent knowledge of fashion and lifestyle trends
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Attentive to market opportunities to grow the brand in Australia & NZ
  • Strong commercial acumen & instinctive trading skills
  • Embrace challenges and want to grow together with the company

Apply here.

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