Self-Portrait - Sales Executive

To grow and sustain the business in Eastern Europe - with a primary focus on Russia - as well as provide consistent and accurate administration and analytical support. 

Responsibilities

  • Achieve seasonal sales targets, maximising the full potential of the brand within Eastern Europe
  • Open new accounts in line with brand objectives and budget
  • Ensure smooth running and immaculate presentation of the showroom   during market
  • Receive, analyse and enter orders
  • Monitor sell through and keep sell through reports updated
  • Ensure excellent Customer Service, proactively partnering with Department Stores and Key Accounts in driving sales through staff incentives, in-store events and marketing exposure
  • Carry out staff training in accounts where required
  • Extensive road work to be carried out, in order to visit all existing and potential new partners

The Ideal Candidate

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working within wholesale
  • Extensive knowledge of the Russian market 
  • Relationships with key Eastern European clients
  • Additional language skills - Russian preferable. Fluency in English essential
  • Experience of the wholesale market place particularly the contemporary and advanced contemporary sector
  • Excellent at working and delivering against deadlines and the ability to work under pressure. Ability to prioritise and multi task
  • Proactive approach in tackling issues and an ability to identify and implement solutions
  • Able to communicate effectively and build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to travel and flexible to work weekends/extra hours during busy selling period
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Language skills

  1. Russian, Elementary proficiency
  2. English, Professional working proficiency

About Us

Self-portrait was established end of 2013, founder by Han Loon Chong, Central Saint Martins graduate. Self-Portrait aims to create attainable fashion, showcased through an exquisite range of feminine dresses and separate pieces using luxury and high quality fabrics.

Our celebrity followers include Miranda Kerr, Jordan Dunn, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lopez as well as key Bloggers such as Aimee Song and Chiara Ferragni.

As well as having our own online store, we are also stocked by Net-a-porter, Luisaviaroma, Matches and MyTheresa.

Our collection also available to buy in department stores such as Selfridges, Harrods, Bergdorf Goodman and Nordstrom.

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