|Date Posted||Nov 14, 2018|
|Job Type||Full Time|
Who We Are?
A fast paced and growing fashion distribution company located in the heart of Vancouver’s Railtown District.
This Associate Brand Manager is responsible for leading and managing 4 brands (Womens brands targeting the 40-60 year old) with distribution in Canada and the US. The individual must be able to work in a fast paced environment with an emphasis on collective and collaborative teamwork. The role is a senior position with room for future growth.
The scope of an Associate Brand Manager includes the following:
Samples - Create style #'s, colors, names and descriptions. Work on pricing with the sales manager and import all the data into the system. Create labels for sample sets and coordinate shipments for sales reps. Assist with photo shoot for catalog. Invoice samples and credit when they are returned.
Orders - Ensure orders are submitted to the credit department upon receipt. Create new customers as needed. Follow up with the reps for missing information. Entering orders into the ERP system
PO's - Put together initial buy quantities for the sales manager. Upon confirmation, create PO's for factories.
Shipping - Manage the CSR team to ensure on-time shipping. Larger catalog accounts are taken care of by the assistant brand manager. This involves creating UPCS and following the strict requests as per vendor compliance manuals.
Inventory Control - Manage inventory between the US and Canadian Stock
Weekly Sales Meetings - Update scorecard and prepare information for current season shipping as well as future bookings.
Escalated Customer Service: Resolve situations the CSR's bring to the assistant brand manager's attention that are out of their control. (ie. returns, booking questions, repeats, etc)
Stock Room - Maintain the sample stock room by organizing returned samples.
Sales Reps - Work with sales reps on inquiries sent in by themselves or if assistance with their customers is needed.
Photo Shoots and Catalogues: Manage the photoshoot and creation of the catalogue 2 times a year.
What we are looking for from you:
- Tech savvy and familiar with Google Apps
- Previous experience in the Fashion world: retail and or wholesale
- Have a desire for a long term career at a growing company.
- Be detail-oriented and understand how to prioritize to meet deadlines
- Have a general interest in the fashion industry
- Be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing
- Be enthusiastic about their product area & have a “Get ‘er Done” attitude
- Basic knowledge of Adobe is preferred.
If this sounds like this is the right place for you, please send in a resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for the position!