Key Account Executive,West - Apparel

  • 225 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com. 

Job Description

To manage all aspects of sales within your defined account base for the Apparel Division

Essential Job Results

  • To help open new business and grow new apparel categories in your assigned territory.
  • To develop a seasonal/annual business plan (by account) that details growth objectives, category objectives, and promotional plans.
  • To attend all trade shows and buy meetings as deemed necessary by management.
  • To work effectively with the brand manager to maximize SKECHERS distribution within your account base.
  • To gather and report sell-thru information weekly for your assigned accounts.
  • To keep track of your accounts weekly customer reviews, inventory, % IMU margins.
  • To represent SKECHERS professionally to all accounts within your territory.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with an account base of both Major and Independent retailers
  • Must have strong organizational skills and follow up skills.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Previous apparel experience

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 5 or more years of experience in apparel related field
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel nationally over 50% of work hours
  • Lift and carry samples, sample bags, rolling racks
  • Valid driver license and clear driving record

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.  

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