We are looking for an Account Manager to join our busy and friendly team in Sudbury, Suffolk.
Humphries Weaving is a renowned British fabric manufacturer that has earnt an international reputation for designing and weaving fine furnishings. Being a project/account manager at Humphries Weaving incorporates research, design and sales in both historic and contemporary arenas. We put customer relationships and service at the forefront of everything we do. We are hiring for this exciting role.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in textile manufacturing or a customer facing role in luxury furnishings or associated field.
We are looking for an excellent communicator with confidence in both face to face and digital sales. Highly organised with the ability to prioritise workloads and manage multiple projects, working in sync with both internal and external teams. You should be self-driven and motivated to achieve team goals, have strategic thinking as second nature and a demonstrable capability to identify and develop new business, working within agreed timelines and budgets.
Due to the nature of the role you should have a clear understanding and confidence in MS Office programs, video conferencing software and the ability to pick up ad-hoc systems.
The role is ideally suited to someone with an Inquisitive nature and an interest in colour, texture and fabric construction. Hand drawing skills are appreciated and welcomed, as is an interest in historic and contemporary furnishing textiles, with the ability to carry out detailed research and trend analysis.
The role is based at the mill in Sudbury, Suffolk however, during covid times the role will require some blended on-site and remote working regular hours of work are Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 17:00. As customer travel is required you will need a driving licence and access to own vehicle. A degree or relevant experience in textiles, decorative arts, design or similar is advantageous along with account or project management experience.