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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/16/2018
Job Category:
Sales
Sales Assistant, Fashion Showroom
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Swimwear Anywhere | New York, NY
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Job Description

Swimwear Anywhere, Inc. has an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic sales assistant who will fit naturally into our fast-paced, fashion driven environment!

The Sales Assistant will work within the showroom to support the sales team by:

  • Creating and maintaining buyer contact information spreadsheets
  • Maintaining an organized showroom and sample closet; preparing (steaming) and shipping samples; keeping inventory of incoming and outgoing samples
  • Updating and maintaining sales calendar
  • Providing order status and information to retail accounts (this includes checking costing, colors, deliveries and ensuring orders match what is in our system)
  • Communicating all cancellations and sold-outs to sales force
  • Using Microsoft excel to create product inventory line sheets with costs, availability, and images
  • Creation, maintenance, and distribution of weekly selling reports
  • Collating sales information from key accounts; creating monthly selling presentations that highlight best and worst performing styles.
  • Preparing for client appointments and showroom events
  • Attend and support market appointments
  • Building relationships with buyers and assistants, learning their specific business needs

The right candidate for this position will exercise excellent judgment and initiative, have a high degree of flexibility, and operate effectively in a fast moving environment.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of related fashion experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Fashion Merchandising or similar major
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, articulate with a natural ability to interact well with all levels of clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to multi task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • High attention to detail, resolution skills, and strong problem solving abilities
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, be proactive and assist in various projects as assigned with little supervision.
  • Computer proficiency includes AS 400

Please apply with your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to (see below) Please reference Job ID SAjs.

Swimwear Anywhere, Inc. is the premier designer and manufacturer of swimwear in North America. Through our extensive portfolio of brands and licenses, our privately owned company has led the swimwear industry in quality and innovation since 1933.

The originators behind bra sized swimwear, the company is known for its exceptional fit, quality, and fashion forward designs. Our expertise in textiles, blended with a rare ability for forecasting trending technologies, is evident in Swimwear Anywhere Inc.'s vast collections of labels.

Swimwear Anywhere owns the Coco Reef, Coco Rave, Beach House, Roxanne, and Gabar brands and holds the swimwear licenses for designer labels such as Michael Kors, Carmen Marc Valvo, Vince Camuto, Tommy Hilfiger, Proenza Schouler and Kate Spade.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location