Account Manager

Full-Time, Permanent

B2B Account Manager – Woven Accessories

We currently have a vacancy for an Account Manager.

About Us

Alex Begg produces luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg x Co brand as well as some of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses. With generations of knowledge and experience, our talented people are the key to our continued success. Alex Begg is wholly owned by Lindéngruppen, a Swedish second-generation family business focusing on sustainable long-term development of industrial companies.

The role and responsibilities

In this exciting and varied role you will be part of a small team specialising in bespoke B2B sales and accessories product development.

You will be responsible for the close management of a range of luxury fashion and interiors accounts. You will help to develop and implement a targeted growth plan, increasing business with our current clients, identifying other business opportunities and winning new accounts.

In addition to managing customer relationships, you will guide our clients’ bespoke woven accessories projects, overseeing the products as they progress through each mill department from design, to production, and despatch. There is lots of opportunity to be creative, and to get in-depth on technical topics.

This full-time role involves national and international travel, and reports to the Design & Sales Director.

This role will suit someone who is:

- Proactive, energetic and driven

- Highly organised

- A creative thinker

- Positive about tackling problems

- Willing to collaborate

- An excellent communicator

- Able to influence and build rapport

Our ideal candidate:

- Has knowledge of woven textiles

- Has a sales track record

- Has a degree-level qualification

- Can demonstrate solid computer skills

We will consider candidates with a woven textile design background who are looking to move into sales and can demonstrate a strong commercial awareness.

We are open to consider a candidate based outside our local area working from home. We require a proportion of time to be spent at the mill in Ayr. What proportion of time can be agreed, according to the successful candidate’s particular geographic circumstances.

If you would like to apply for this position, then please submit your CV and covering letter to HR along with a statement detailing why you are suitable for the role.

Closing Date: 3rd November 2021

Full-time, Permanent

Closing date: 3 Nov 2021.