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Junior Account Executive - West Elm, Global

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-16045
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary:

The Junior Account Executive role will help grow the international wholesale business by building wholesale assortments, tracking and creating sales orders in-system, coordinating new account logistics, and responding to account inquiries. This individual will report directly into the Manager of Global Wholesale to develop strong working relationships with key cross-functional stakeholders across all Williams-Sonoma Inc. brands: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and West Elm. The ideal candidate is highly organized and self-motivated to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Key Responsibilities:

* Support the wholesale team to drive sales volume and ensure account needs are being met on a consistent basis
* Analyze sales to assist in creating profitable wholesale assortments that visually align with brand standards
* Review, prepare, and key all customer orders
* Partner with the DC to create accurate shipping schedules and delivery timelines for ordered product and communicate shipping dates, delivery lateness, and ship window extensions to the wholesale partners
* Collect and distribute all necessary product information for new collection launches to wholesale partners
* Assist in logistics for new wholesale launches and international store openings
* Create, collect, and distribute visual collateral to accounts to help implement new product displays and execute seasonal strategic merchandising strategies
* Manage reporting that tracks shipments to monthly ship forecasts in order to achieve targeted account ship budgets
* Facilitate showroom market set up and all market sales tools needed for each account.
* Communicate in a professional and timely manner with buying partners daily

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

* Candidate ideally has 1-2 years of retail/ wholesale experience
* Proficient in Microsoft Excel (V-lookups; Pivot Tables)
* Demonstrates sense of urgency & ability to seek-out solutions
* Acts like an owner and strong communication skills
* Experience working with wholesale ordering systems is a plus
* Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration).

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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