SALES COORDINATOR - WHOLESALE
Make an impact on our local, Melbourne based ethical, sustainable fashion business
Highly collaborative, family centric and supportive team environment
Join a workplace genuinely committed to Work Life Balance (very open to considering Part Time)
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for our next Sales Coordinator to support the smooth, efficient operation of the ELK wholesale business, proactively identifying opportunities to maximise sales results and enabling in-field sales team to operate effectively, efficiently & independently.
This role is responsible for servicing a defined wholesale customer segment; being the subject matter expert in our online Business to Business ordering portal; and providing proactive, collaborative problem solving, calendar management, reporting, data analysis and actionable insights to the broader team.
Your responsibilities will include:
efficiently utilise systems, processes & data insights to proactively seek & encourage sales
build strong, trusting & collaborative relationships across the team & wholesale partners
utilise your fashion, product, sustainability & wholesale knowledge to influence sales results & relationships
maintain exceptional service consistent with our brand values
proactively problem solve challenges as they arise
This is a full time role based in our Preston office in Melbourne - we are open to considering part time or flexible arrangements, providing we can maintain 5 days coverage Monday - Friday. We are unable to consider sponsorship or 100% remote work for this role.
WHAT WE'LL LOVE ABOUT YOU
You have a love of fashion and have a positive, proactive, solutions focussed mindset. You love looking for opportunities to get that extra sale over the line, and seamlessly collaborate across the team to support them doing the same. You strong relationships in your sleep and know great service, it’s part of your DNA. You take a great deal of pride in your ability to operate with a high degree of organisation, speed, attention to detail and time management in line with the wholesale & team calendar. You’re tech savvy, you embrace & use systems to your advantage and come equipped with at least 1 years’ experience working in a related role.
Your values and design aesthetic are aligned to ours - you’re focussed on sustainability both personally and professionally, and you love nothing more than being part of a collaborative, supportive and nurturing team where everyone lends a hand to get the job done.
WHO ARE YOU?You are a perfect match with:
At least 1+ years’ experience working in a similar customer oriented role
An exceptional knack for systems, processes and quick & efficient problem solving
IN RETURN WE OFFER
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
Access to our generous annual profit share incentive scheme
Genuine commitment to work life balance
Highly collaborative, family centric and supportive work environment
Market leading product discounts for you, your family & friends
Your birthday off every year
2 days paid volunteer leave every year
At ELK, we nurture an open, inclusive workplace, valuing authenticity, transparency and community and celebrate individual strengths. We strive to ensure our team reflects the diversity of our customers and the communities in which we work. We embrace the opportunity to welcome talent who are passionate not just about what we do but why we do it, irrespective of background, life stage, identity, and ability. Join us on our journey as a responsible business, making better products for a healthier planet.
HOW TO APPLYIf this sounds like you, apply here or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the Position Description or to find our more.
To responsibly create product with enduring value through a thoughtful, intelligent design philosophy and crafted with an artisanal aesthetic. To lead a conscious business supporting traditional trades and a circular economy that operates ethically and transparently, in safe, fair and inclusive workplaces. To minimise our environmental footprint and create a positive impact on our local and global communities.
ELK, a pioneer of independent Australian design was founded by husband and wife duo Marnie Goding and Adam Koniaras in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. Founded on a belief in creativity, innovative design and an authentic approach where people are at the heart of every decision.
ELK creates bi-annual collections that are informed by a design ethos where simplicity meets innovation. Seasonal collections typically lean towards natural hues and maximise the use of fine quality raw materials sourced from all over the world.
Beyond their commitment to great design,ELK has a strong ethical foundation. As a family owned and operated business, there is a great respect for all persons that work within and for the business. ELK has garnered a loyal customer base and a global reach that sees ELK collections sold in over 1200 independent retailers across 20 different countries.
ELK has cultivated a work environment in which our employees are constantly challenged to do their best. Through a creative approach, ELK has created a strong brand identity, and we nurture this quality in others by employing people who share our keen interest in design, our love of nature and simplicity and our commitment to an ethical and sustainable business. Just as each piece in our range is carefully created; we seek out individuals who can bring their own life experience and inspired ideas to our company.
In return, ELK provides employees with a unique work culture. Our culture is open and friendly, which promotes a happy work place. Staff retention is high and many team members have been with the company for long periods of time. Operating in this transparent fashion ensures everyone can be instrumental in helping steer the business towards future opportunities and growth. We live, create and work in a world surrounded by like-minded people, by peers that inspire us and aim to create a positive impact on all those that work with and for us.
We encourage our employees to integrate ELK products into their lives outside of work through offering product discounts, allowing ELK staff to act as brand ambassadors.
We encourage all employees to participate in our Health and Wellbeing Initiative which provides weekly organic local fruit and vegetables, social activities, community and charitable initiatives and health and wellbeing activities.
All employees are kept up to date with our ethical and sustainability drive and are informed about ELK products – from the design process, through the materials used-to craftsmanship and traditional skills utilised in making them– and are confident communicating about ELK to others.
ELK supports employees' involvement in activities outside of work, whether it be to study, artistic pursuits or volunteer work.