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at PYA Importer
Location toronto, Canada
Date Posted Oct 09, 2018
Category Fashion
Job Type Full Time

Description

COMPANY PROFILE

PYA IMPORTER is a Toronto Based Global Fashion House with over thirty years of experience specializing in the development and distribution of contemporary fashion to the finest retailers across Canada and abroad.

Our Women’s division, oversees the sales and distribution of Line, John + Jenn, MOTHER, Splendid, BB Dakota, Cupcakes & Cashmere and Jack for the Canadian market and is looking for a keen and enthusiastic candidate to assist our sales team in our corporate office.

JOB SUMMARY:
We are looking for someone who has a history and background in the Fashion Wholesale and Distribution industry. Candidates, will have a strong understanding of both the Ontario and Canadian retail market. A familiarity and strength in denim is a plus!

- Understanding the needs of the market and targeting the right accounts for each brand

- Having a full understanding of the different brands/lines you are responisble for

- Meeting sales goals for assigned territories

- Identifying and reaching short & long term sales strategies

- Managing and growing existing business with clients & buyers

- Opening new accounts for your territories through email and cold call outreach

- Targeting new and existing accounts with road work (you'll need a clean driving license for this)

- Coordinating with your sales manager on developing relationships

- Participating in trade shows throughout the year with occasional travel

- Running Product Knowlege seminars with retailers and sales staff to educate them on product

- Processing orders and working on back-end logistics (admin)

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

- Post Secondary Degree or Certificate mandatory

- 2 years Wholesale experience necessary

REQUIREMENTS

- Aptitude in Sales

- Fluent in Microsoft Office

- High Level of Professionalism

- General interest and vocabulary in fashion

- Strong verbal communication and written skills

- Eye for Presentation and Organization