Assistant Buyer- Branded Footwear

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London | Ref: BBBH13598

£22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

Role Title

Assistant Buyer- Branded Footwear

London

£22K-£25K (DOE)

My client, a leading trend led footwear retailer, is looking to appoint an entry level Assistant Buyer to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Buyer in a fashion forward Head Office, you will play a key part in the buying function of the business. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Senior Buyer's Admin Assistant looking for their next step or a recently appointment Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Buyer with range development
  • Managing junior members of the team
  • Attending supplier meetings and contributing to the range planning
  • Building great supplier relationships
  • Keeping up to date with trends and fashion
  • Attending trade meetings and contributing in the meetings
  • Working closely with the Merchandising team

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working as an experienced Senior Buyer's Admin Assistant or Assistant Buyer level
  • Must have experience in footwear
  • Experience in branded sports footwear would be preferable but not essential
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Experience of managing junior members of the team
  • Commercial and Dynamic
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Motivated, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Client information

My client, a leading trend led footwear retailer, is looking to appoint a trend led Assistant Buyer to join their head office team based in London.

Remuneration

£22K-£25K (DOE)

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