Would you like to take your first step in to a career in Buying? We are currently recruiting for a Buying Assistant to provide efficient and effective administrative support to our Buying team.
Working closely with the Buyer’s you will ensure the smooth running of all administrative related tasks for the product area.
The ideal candidate will be methodical in their approach will have a keen eye for detail, a passion for our product and be willing to take a hand’s on approach.
Responsibilities include :
Acting as a first point of contact for callers to the department and taking action as appropriate
Ensuring all relevant procedures are followed and appropriate paperwork completed in relation to products
Accurately inputting data for promo submissions, promo schedules, bulletin and other admin
Producing key sales reports for Junior Buyer's and above
Calculating costs on Far East imports and completing landed cost sheets
Responsible for samples, calculating costs, tidying, organising and communicating target costs / product changes / orders / briefing artwork to suppliers
Liaising with suppliers to collect data to enable new lines to be set up .
Completing a weekly bulletin entry
Maintaining promo schedules and key dates
Completing regular comp shops
Running weekly sales reports
Any other general tasks such as photocopying and data entry
Delivering accurate information in a timely manner
Organising and working to deadlines
The ideal candidate will have :
Good PC skills including Word and Excel
General knowledge or interest in textiles or home ware products is preferable
Confident communicating via email and telephone literate and numerate
Ability to use your own initiative and work with little supervision
Ideally have some retail experience
This is a fantastic role within a dynamic department and is an excellent career opportunity for anyone looking to enter the world of Buying.
Benefits : 15% discount
Auto enrolment into The Peoples Pension
Competitive holiday allowance