Buying Assistant

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH28999

£18000.00 - £20000 per annum

Role Title
Buying Assistant
£18,000 - £20,000 depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Our client, a growing retailer based in Liverpool is looking to recruit a Buying Assistant looking to take the first step in their career. This is a great opportunity for someone with a keen interest in buying, perhaps a recent graduate or an individual with experience working in a similar role, to be part of a rapidy expanding retailer that can offer further learning and development opportunities. Joining a close-knit team responsible for one of the busiest departments in the business, you will play a key role in supporting the Buyer by taking charge of the departments admin along with some of the following other responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with suppliers in the UK, Europe and Far East
  • Attend supplier meetings when required
  • Source new suppliers for future products
  • Work closely with the Buyer to manage the range from initial design to finished product
  • Generate ideas on how to improve, update and develop current ranges
  • Efficiently manage admin tasks such as supporting with orders & shipping documents, updating sales data sheets and liaising with the web team to ensure the website and images are up to date
  • Ensuring the showroom is kept tidy and up to date

Skills & Experience

  • Some experience in or understanding of the role of a Buyer is essential
  • Commercially aware and creative
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Driven and motivated
  • Highly organised
  • Good level of IT ability including Microsoft Excel
  • Enthusiastic, team player who can also work on own initiative

Client information
Our client is a leading retail business based in Liverpool

£18,000 - £20,000

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