Senior Sales Executive

New York, NY

Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty. Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box. Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.

 

Sales

Centric Brands is a major lifestyle brand collective with the size, scope and opportunities to take your career to a whole new level. Our sales professionals have a major impact on our business as they develop and implement the projections, forecasts and long-range planning strategies that will fuel our success today and into the future. A career in sales puts you alongside talented people working cross-functionally throughout our organization, The challenges are exciting, the pace is fast, and you’ll have a chance to build a career of almost limitless possibilities.


Specific Responsibilities Would Include

The Senior Account Executive contributes to and executes strategies in order to maximize revenue and margins, support and promote brands.

 

Specific Responsibilities: 

Strategy & Innovation

  • Contribute to cultivation of new accounts and opportunities to expand business with existing accounts; identify and strategize means to penetrate new product categories.
  • Research and perform competitive analysis; monitor relevant trends and communicate to internal partners, where appropriate.
  • Collaboratively develop line plan for brand, in context of larger assortment and cost structure, and customize to each customer; create and execute seasonal business proposals with suggested assortments based on marketplace and customer base.
  • Partner with customers to communicate and execute brand positioning and key strategic initiatives for brand, where appropriate; through in store graphics coop adv and .com usage


Operations & Results

  • Perform daily review of shipments, orders, changes in distribution and deliveries for each account with sales team and customer service; secure and ensure timely fulfillment of all orders.
  • Monitor, assemble and analyze weekly sales and stock levels; devise strategies and make recommendations to customers and internal partners regarding merchandising, markdowns and orders/reorders; partner with finance and operations to ensure proper credit, shipping, and bookings for each customer.
  • Regularly travel to customer locations to meet with regional leadership and ensure proper in-store execution. 


Customers & Relationships

  • Cultivate, develop and maintain relationships with new and existing customers, with an emphasis on Off-price retailers
  • Manage communications and feedback between customers and internal partners in Sales, Design and Production; partner with customers to manage co-op, allowances and givebacks.


Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.
  • Involved in line adoption w sales and merchandising.


Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 5 + years of experience.
  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented and outgoing.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, highly detail oriented and meticulous.
  • Strong analytical skills and fluent in retail math.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; familiarity with SAP a plus. 
  • Knowledge of product development, trends, supply chain, packaging, advertising, and sales


In return, we provide an industry-competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, vision) that includes a matching 401 (k), Summer Fridays, generous PTO, merchandise discounts, excellent career development opportunities, and a work environment that reflects our industry leadership. Our social impact program, Centric Cares, focuses on volunteerism to make a difference in communities we live and work in and our D&I committee is shaping the future of diversity, equity and inclusion at Centric Brands though workshops, resources and inspiring conversation. 

 

Salary Range: $105,000-$130,000

 

At Centric Brands, we believe our people are our greatest asset, and we seek to structure competitive compensation offers to ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent. Our job postings include an annual base salary range at the time of employment. The stated base salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on several factors, including the selected candidate's educational and professional experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the selection process. Base salary is a part of a total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, annual bonus and other Centric Brands sponsored benefit programs. 

 

Be part of our growing community by getting involved with groups, teams and initiatives like Be Green, Be Giving, and Be Celebrated.

 

Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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