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Assistant Buyer – Fashion (TGN5055) – Excellent Salary DOE

Assistant Buyer – Fashion (TGN5055) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN5055

The Company:

An excellent opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join a fast-growing online Fashion Ladieswear Retailer. The company are popular with both celebrities & Influencers. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and fashion driven candidate to join a fast-paced Buying team. The ideal candidate will be a Fashion Graduate with a commercial fashion eye who will thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressured environment.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for raising PO’s on new orders and re buys.
  • Chasing and maintaining delivery schedules.
  • Work proactively with the buyers to gain a full understanding of the range.
  • Using key reports to analyse product performance and make appropriate re-buy orders.
  • Raising new orders and Re-Buys.
  • Ensuring to monitor and chase all orders from Suppliers to deliveries to Online.
  • Maintaining departmental files including all supplier files, the order log and cancellation log.
  • Review of competition to ensure our products are in line with the market across all key areas.
  • Undertakes weekly analysis of ‘no sales’ and reports back to seniors Buyers.
  • Preparing correct barcodes and packing material for suppliers.
  • Working across Ladieswear multi product new buys & campaigns.
  • Creating and executing innovative ranges to meet business goals.
  • Work with a range of suppliers to negotiate prices, product & design selection
  • Ensure relevant trends are translated into product range to reflect the brand growth goals.
  • Implement product category strategies and to maximise sales across multiple product areas.
  • Undertaking product development and develops proposition as area of business grows.
  • To drive and execute clear fashion trends and exciting commercial ranges.
  • To source, develop and deliver styles for weekly sign offs.
  • To regularly find and introduce new suppliers enabling us to act upon opportunities.
  • To strategically plan with merchandising to increase sales and volumes.
  • Weekly trading performance, identifying opportunities to drive sales growth.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within Fashion Buying.
  • Have strong Excel & Google sheet skills.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organised with the ability to manage a workload and prioritise where required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Remains positive and resilient under pressure, adapts to change.
  • Be a team player.
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