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Account Executive: Southwest

Place Showroom, Dallas

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Duration: Full-Time


At Place, we are a team of highly motivated and driven entrepreneurs who specialize in fashion. Our locations span across the nation with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Dallas.

As a representative of Place Showroom, the ideal candidate will have established relationships with specialty accounts throughout the territory. This is a dynamic position and will provide the candidate with the opportunity to work with amazing brands. The candidate should be a quick learner, self-starter, dependable, and proactive with the ability to excel under pressure.

The candidate shall participate in all major trade shows and markets along the South West, as well as service accounts through travel & road work in the territory. As Specialty Account Executive, the position focuses on building strategies to expand the candidate's sales through the assigned territory, assisting the brand and clients with their inventory and sales, and working in tandem with a supportive and innovative team.

Primary Duties

  • Contemporary & young contemporary wholesale sales
  • Participate in product knowledge seminars with designers
  • Travel to trade shows and throughout assigned territory
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Develop strategies to maintain and increase the business
  • Contemporary & young contemporary wholesale sales
  • Participate in product knowledge seminars with designers
  • Travel to trade shows and throughout assigned territory
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • 3+ years experience in wholesale sales in a related industry (apparel, accessories)
  • Ability to open new accounts, cold call
  • Ability to develop strategies to maintain and increase the business

Desired Skills/Expectations

  • Excellent people skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and curate professional industry-driven relationships
  • Ability to work well in in high-pressure, fast-paced industry
  • Strong client portfolio
  • Experience working with Showroom Exchange
  • Proven ability to proactively engage and mentor junior/sales/showroom associates

Requirements

  • Exceptional communication skills and sales-driven focus
  • 2+ years Women's wholesale sales experience
  • Sound knowledge of current industry and market trends
  • Working understanding of:  Trend forecasting and analysis, Product development and design, Brand development, Merchandising (Fashion and Visual), Buying, Planning
  • Keen analytical skills; Excel proficiency a plus
Here is the best part, we offer:

• Competitive Compensation
• Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
• Unlimited Vacation
• Holiday Pay
• Great company culture
• 401k Matching
• FSA

Kindly submit your resume for consideration!

About Place Showroom

Place is a full service sales and consulting agency. We specialize in sales, business strategy, marketing, brand development, merchandising and customer service. Here, you’ll find the tools, team and vision to grow your business around the world. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas, Place is the brainchild of innovator and entrepreneur Leah Justman. Envisioning an agency where emerging brands would be professionally nurtured and retailers would be professionally cared for; Place opened its doors in the heart of Los Angeles’ fashion district in 2005. Home to brands including Faithfull, Finders Keepers, Keepsake, J.O.A. and more; our vision has always been to make your business a success. Whether you’re looking to introduce your inventive new line to buyers, or you’re looking to be the first on the block to carry the trends of tomorrow; you’ll find your place, in ours. So, take a look around for now and we’ll look forward to meeting you at our Place very soon.

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