Account Executive Naturalizer and Bzees Midwest Region
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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016
Saint Louis, MO
JOB DESCRIPTIONWe seek a dynamic and driven account executive with demonstrated experience and a passion for maximizing profitability with independent accounts to join our Naturalizer team.
We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people s lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel good, feet first.
We seek people who:
Develop business strategies to achieve key account revenue and profitability objectives
Effectively partner with Demand Planning to create sales forecasts
Maximize brand awareness, executing effective marketing strategies for key accounts
Drive net sales and profitability by monitoring sales trends and inventory for accuracy and discrepancies
Identify new accounts, quickly maximizing opportunities and anticipating needs of key accounts
Monitor account budgets and forecast returns, allowances and advertising funding
We seek people with these qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years account management experience required; footwear preferred
3+ years Retail/Wholesale experience
Strong analytical and negotiation skills and solid business acumen
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
Flexible with ability to prioritize, work proactively and provide self-direction
Thrive in a fast-paced environment with ability to meet tight deadlines and multiple competing demands
Strong attention to detail and proficient in retail math
Ability to travel (70%)
But most of all, we seek believers who share in our ferocity for fit. People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them.
People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.6 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.
Become a believer.