Job Title: Account Manager
Date Posted: 04-20-2007
Job Location: Illinois-Chicago Northwest
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: VF Corporation
Company Website:
Contact Information: VF Corporation   VF Corporation (
Job Description:
JOB SUMMARY: The Account Manager is the key contact within VFI responsible for the sell in &
management of assortment development and the assortment’s productivity. The Account Manager is
accountable for financial metrics, including shipment revenue goals, markdowns, RTV's and
marketing funds. This position is responsible for Vanity Fair, Exquisite Form, Lily of France,
and Private Brands at Sears.

Responsibilities include:
• Develop strong working relationships with internal VFI staff and territory account
management including DMM, Buyer, Planners and Marketing Manager.
• Determine and sell in product assortments in conjunction with VFI merchandising staff and
account buying teams
• Accountable for forecast entry, deadlines and take out performance. Responsible for accurate
roadmap development
• Develop account business plans including sales plan metrics, floor space allocation and
marketing direction.
• Coordinate market week account schedule and develop presentation material necessary for
meeting objectives
• Manage and communicate required company reports including weekly/monthly OTC, TPA
advertising reports and order fulfillment

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to travel as necessary to manage account and attend market week, sales meetings,
• Ability to work extended hours

Previous Experience:
• Min. 3 years experience in sales account management in apparel
• Understanding of Retail Math
• Proficiency in MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint; knowledge of databases management & Mainframe
• Previous experience with retail replenishment systems required
• Strong analytical and organizational skills 
• Strong Retail relationship skills required

If you are interested in joining VF Corporation, we invite you to apply online.

VF Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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