Assistant Buyer

Salary up £25k

North West

Benefits include:
30% Staff Discount Flexible Working Hours 28 Days Holiday Per Year

Hybrid Working

 

Work with the Buying Director on developing a customer centric range with the right price architecture and quality standards

Supplier liaison/relationships and cost price negotiation

Responsibility for critical path management

Supporting the delivery of margin target

Fashion range planning and building for ranges they are responsible for

Review and present weekly sales, with a focus on the best and worst sellers and actions to drive their area

Monitoring the fashion market and customer activity through competitive shops, sales and trend analysis

Work closely with Head of Technical to fit and approve product

Attend & present in strategy meetings

Regular website checks for product set up issues and fixing (where necessary)

Liaising with key wholesale clients to sell relevant product ranges

Working closely with Marketing to communicate product launches, sample management and stock availability

Ad-hoc attendance of seasonal photo-shoots

Attending buying trips to Turkey, China and India along with Buyer to develop new ranges and increase visibility on factories and supply chain

What you will need to succeed?

Relevant degree in fashion or the ability to demonstrate the required level of skills through work-experience

Excellent administrative, communication and organisation skills

A keen interest in fashion and customer first approach

Driven and motivated

Retail experience essential