Assistant Buyer

From £24,000 to £27,000
16 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
Job Type

This multiple retailer are looking for an Assistant Buyer to support the Buyer of children’s outdoor clothing and accessories

It is a position that offers great career scope.

Responsibilities will include:

Seasonal range planning with the Buyer

Attending fit meetings and providing advice on fit and styling

Looking at ways to maximize profits by ensuring commercial merchandise at competitive prices

Order placement each season and management of sampling process and overall critical paths.

Ensuring on time delivery which will require frequent liaison with suppliers and the warehouse

Analysis of sales reports and ensuring accurate information is provided to the Buyers

Keeping up to date with market trends and with competitor activity

Participating with promotional activities and creating style books

You will need to be educated to Degree level and have gained experience working as an Assistant Buyer, preferably with clothing or accessories

You will need to be ambitious with a flexible approach and have good IT and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively across a business and to take responsibility.

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