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Wholesale Executive



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Papier's Wholesale Team and Shape the Future of Stationery in the UK


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London United Kingdom

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Hybrid (In-person ~3 day / week)- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Papier is an innovative stationery startup poised to revolutionize the industry with its unique range of products. With rapid expansion in the direct-to-consumer market, Papier has successfully launched wholesale and B2B channels. Join us at a pivotal moment as a Wholesale Executive and be a crucial part of a growing business, brimming with potential and creativity.

Role Summary

  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal teams and retail/B2B clients.
  • Collaborate with the Wholesale Director for seamless order execution.
  • Manage daily order processing and account management.
  • Ensure high quality and consistency in sales planning efforts.
  • Engage in proactive communication with wholesale customers.
  • Handle sample management and trade show coordination.

Role Requirements

  • Experience in operational, customer service, or account management within a wholesale environment.
  • Proficiency in Google Applications and intermediate Excel/Google Sheets skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Professional client interaction and relationship-building skills.
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm, and a team-oriented attitude.
  • Willingness to travel if necessary.


  • Hybrid work model and a vibrant Camden office.
  • 25 days annual leave plus options to purchase additional days.
  • Private medical benefits and a pension scheme.
  • Generous parental leave policies and cycle to work scheme.
  • Personal development with cultural allowances and volunteer days.
  • Significant staff discounts and wellness resources.
  • Inclusive and supportive team environment.

The Opportunity

Papier, the stationery start up disrupting the industry with its eclectic emporium of stationery and desk products that invite curiosity and contemplation, is looking for a talented, passionate & results-driven Wholesale Executive to join our wholesale team and accelerate our brand traction in the UK. 

We have been expanding rapidly as a DTC business. In 2022 Papier officially launched its wholesale and B2B channels which have quickly taken off. This is an incredibly exciting time for someone to join as a Wholesale Executive, and there is the opportunity to be on the ground-floor of building and scaling a wholesale business with massive potential for growth. As a Wholesale Executive you will develop and maintain professional relationships to ensure an effective working partnership with all levels of the organization: sales management, merchandising, operations, marketing, etc.

You will report into our Wholesale Director, and provide support to the sales, sourcing and operations functions for Papier’s UK wholesale channels. You will be responsible for order processing, ensuring smooth communication flow between internal departments, ensuring account information and assortment data are accurate, and providing exceptional customer service to accounts.

As a Wholesale Executive, you will have responsibility for the management of the wholesale, seasonal set-ups, and sell-in tools. A big part of the role is building relationships with our independent and large retailers, and cross-functional partners, as well as Order management, ATS stock accuracy, data management and information gathering, and managing sample and trade show coordination.

The day-to-day

  • Cultivate strong working relationships with internal cross-functional teams, Sales, Operations, Merchandising, Buying, Design, Finance, and retail/b2b clients
  • Working closely and collaboratively with the WholeSale Director
  • Facilitate order execution across functions to ensure order on time and to customers satisfaction and requirements.
  • Daily data entry from order processing to customer account management
  • Provide best in class account management to all our wholesale customers
  • Proactively monitor and strive to maintain high levels of quality, accuracy, and process consistency in the sales organization’s planning efforts
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement
  • Communicate with our wholesale customer base on a regular basis
  • Own sample management and preparing for retailer meetings


  • Experience in an operational, customer service, account management role and/or experience in a support position within a wholesale environment.
  • Ability to working under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Proficient in Google Applications. Intermediate Excel/Google Sheets skills.
  • Experience with Data entry
  • Ability to efficiently prepare information and effectively communicate it to others in a simple, understandable manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You get a real kick out of finding solutions to problems.
  • You have a strong attention to detail and are incredibly organized.
  • A natural at developing business-to-business client relationships
  • Professionalism at the highest level when interacting with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to accurately execute and understand the needs of business owners
  • Recognizes the importance of client management and the appropriate steps to take when forming relationships.
  • You can easily plan your day and adhere to established deadlines.
  • You use your energy and enthusiasm to keep yourself motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn and react quickly to changing demands of a fast-paced environment
  • You pride yourself on collaboration and have experience of working with others outside your usual remit
  • A natural communicator who can build effective relationships and thrives on working cross-functionally.
  • Willingness to travel if required


    • We recognise the need for a work-life balance and offer a hybrid working model of 3 days in the office at Maison Papier, our lovely Camden office.
    • 25 days annual leave per year + buy an extra five days.
    • 20 days per year to Work from Anywhere.
    • Private medical and rewards scheme with Vitality Health (including 50% off gym memberships with Virgin Active, Pure Gym and more).
    • Enrolment into the Papier Pension scheme through the People Pension.
    • Enhanced parental leave policies.
    • Cycle to work loan scheme.
    • £45 monthly cultural allowance
    • £75 personal stationery allowance, and £150 to spend on our Occasion stationery for a lifetime special event
    • 40% staff discount along with a family and friends discount.
    • Papier with Purpose. We give back to the community and offer 2 days paid per year to volunteer for a cause you/we care about.
    • Constant access to mental health, well-being resources and support from our in-house first aiders.
    • Weekly team lunches & regular cultural trips.
    • Our pooches are a part of the Papier team and you may see them from time to time in Maison Papier.
    • Inclusive and friendly team who will make you feel welcome from day one.

At Papier, we believe that the diverse perspectives of all paper people deserve to be celebrated. A creative and curious community, we strive to be inclusive and equitable to all. We’re an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on any grounds. From hiring processes to day-to-day business, we aim to create an environment that is accessible and safe for everyone. We’re always working towards building a balanced and supportive workplace, with policies and ways of working to ensure everyone can make the most of their time at Papier.


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