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Associate Account Executive

Company: Haggar Corp.
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHaggar, a division of Randa Apparel & Accessories, is one of the world's leading fashion clothing and accessories companies, spanning 11 countries, with a portfolio of 30 brands including Levi's, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Columbia Sportswear, and over 100 years of industry leadership. From the #1 dress pant brand in North America to the #1 belt and wallet, RAA produces exceptional products and services worldwide, delighting customers and making partners successful. We are seeking an Associate Account Executive to assist in maintaining account relationships and sales operations under the direction of the Senior Account Executive.Essential Job Functions: Supports Senior Account Executive with client management and sales operations. Maintains tracking reports (e.g. Open Orders) to help management uncover trends. Produce and maintain internal and external assortment plan.Coordinates all necessary materials and provides direction to RMA in-store service team.Responsible for understanding the competitive landscape and providing detailed industry and market recaps for merchandising and design teams, participate in-store visits to assess competitive product and POS initiatives.Ensures all product testing requirements are met in coordination with the QA team.Provides support with meeting preparation by putting together meetings binders and preparing product samples. May attend client meetings and document meeting notes. Executes daily sales functions including preparing internal production orders to begin ‘go to market' process of bringing product to stores. Communicates and updates clients with the status of their orders and resolves issues in partnership with Distribution Centers and other departments as required.Coordinates with E-Commerce team in uploading accurate product descriptions and photos. May act as a liaison for the flow of information between sales, design, distribution, merchandising, accounting, and overseas factories, among others. Assist in analyzing sales to identify important trends to drive incremental sales and find opportunities in the marketplace. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Education/License Requirements: Required: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent degree/experience General Experience Requirements: Required: 0-2 years of Sales or Buying experience, can include internships Preferred: Retail buying office or vendor/wholesale industry experienceSkills, Knowledge, Abilities (e.g. software proficiency, language, project management): Basic computer skills Computer literate; working knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel) Knowledge of "Retail Math" Working Conditions/Physical Demands (e.g. lifting 50 lbs, travel requirements): Potential travel involved (less than 10%) Must be able to lift, open and unpack boxes containing product samples Must be able to represent Randa at various industry functions, community events and business dinners. Core Behavioral Attributes (e.g. Interpersonal and communication skills): Good interpersonal, analytical and creative writing/communicating and organizational skills Ability to organize work activities with attention to detail and good follow-through skills Strong customer and results driven orientation Strong multi-tasking skillsWhat we Offer:

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Three weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment.
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid parental leave.
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance options with low employee contributions. 
  • Commuter benefit plan. 
  • Optional supplemental life insurance, pet insurance, and accident & critical illness insurance offered at a group discount rate.
  • 401(k).
  • Unlimited access to our award-winning online fitness, and wellness program.
  • A great place to work, fast-paced, with terrific career growth.#LI-LS1

Keywords: Haggar Corp., Des Plaines , Associate Account Executive, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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