Within the Merchandising & Wholesale team of PATOU, your main responsibility will be to participate in the commercial development of the brand, through your activities of prospecting and selling collections during showrooms, training, building customer desirability & loyalty.
- Business prospecting & Customer follow-up within a defined scope on international level and a focus on Southern Europe
- Preparation and implementation of showrooms and customer management during sales campaigns
- Negotiate all aspects related to Wholesale Partnerships (payment, delivery terms, exclusivity etc...)
- Sales management: order & delivery follow-up, restocking and customer returns, financial follow-up, etc
- Support for budget preparation and reporting,
- Definition of action plans to maximize sales performance.
- Participation in presentations & wholesale trainings abroad,
- Participation in coordinating Events with our Wholesale Partners incl. But not limited to Pop-Up Stores
- Acting as a Brand Ambassador by developing strong long-term partnerships with clients.
The Ideal Candidate:
- BA or MA Degree (Business School - Fashion/Luxury specialization appreciated)
- Excellent knowledge of the Office Pack (excel, powerpoint)
- Italian & English are mandatory (candidates who do not speak both languages fluently will not be be taken into consideration for this position) ; French is highly recommended.
- 4 to 5 years minimum of Wholesale experience in the Fashion / RTW sector, ideally in the European market (especially Italy)
- highly organized and meticulous