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Sales Agent / Consultant - Fashion

Michael Page Sales
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Commission, excellent OTE
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Agents, Retail Management, Sales

Job Details

Excellent role for an experienced consultant or agent to work on a retained or commission basis and utilise their network to earn strong levels of commission.

Working with total autonomy the sales agent will drive their own agenda with an agreed commission plan in place.

Client Details

Established in the 80's my client has grown to become one of Europe's largest design and manufacturing companies of customised items in leather and man-made materials. Starting as a supplier of corporate gifts, they have quickly expanded and today are proud to be the supplier of choice to most major car manufacturers as well as boasting an impressive customer base amongst luxury hotel groups, finance & fashion houses. With customers on every continent, they are truly are a global brand.

Sales Agent / Consultant - Fashion.


Sales Agent / Consultant - Fashion.

My client is currently seeking an experienced and successful candidate with a strong track record to join them as their new Sales Agent or Commercial Consultant. The role will be focused on driving orders and revenue into retailers across the UK and Europe on their bags side of the business. My client offers some fantastic solutions from modern fashion to back to school.

The Agent / Consultant will work on a commission or retained basis (salary to be discussed), based on successful orders. They will use their existing network and experience to build strong contacts within the retail and fashion world. They will update senior management here in the UK and India on a regular basis, forecasting, working closely with production, marketing, manufacturing teams to provide samples to prospective customers and fulfil orders and close business.


Sales Agent / Consultant - Fashion.

The successful candidate for this Sales Agent or Consultant role will come with the following skills and experiences already gained in their career:
  • Track record of sales performance within the retail world, with demonstrable experience selling into retail & supermarket chains, and up to date network of contacts who they have worked for previously or currently.
  • Experience of selling bags, accessories or similar categories in the fashion (branded and own label) world, along with excellent product knowledge.
  • Experience winning business at C-Suite level.
  • Strong communication, presentation and financial skills - as well as excellent planning ability and experience at building strong sales pipelines
  • Strong project managements skills, able to deliver key milestones to customers.
  • Very proactive approach to sales, used to being out and about, meeting customers and driving new lasting relationships.
  • Strong passion for research, networking and being able to identify new sales opportunities.
  • A self-starter and self-motivated candidate who can work in a standalone role with autonomy.
  • Hungry and ambitious to work towards excellent sales incentives.

With a head office in the London area, we are flexible on locations across England. However for the right candidate, we are open across the UK and mainland Europe for those candidates interested.

Job Offer

This role is a commission-only position, however a retainer for someone self-employed is also and option. A strong commission plan is available to be agreed at conception. This can all be discussed with relevant candidates and parties.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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