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Buying/ Category Administration Assistant  – Hybrid 2 days (TGN4619) – Excellent Salary DOE

Buying/ Category Administration Assistant  – Hybrid 2 days (TGN4619) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN4619

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a Buying / Category Administration Assistant to join a fast-moving team for a leading home textile company. You will be supporting the Category Assistants by maintaining required administration accurately and completely. Reporting directly to the Team support Manager.


  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office a week
  • 23 days holiday – rising to 25 over 2 years.
  • Free car parking
  • Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm


  • Responsible for setting up new lines on JDE
  • Completing new line create forms accurately.
  • Creating and sending out internally packaging forms and photography forms
  • Chasing in samples from factories to meet photography deadlines.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approval of packaging- attention to detail is essential.
  • Communicate with the Category Assistance to ensure we are hitting key dates on critical path.
  • Complete Web spec sheets and ensuring data is accurate.
  • Downloading photography images
  • Updating sales info.


  • General housekeeping duties for Data/sample storage/showroom & updating Bars (our system that holds record and imagery off all current/selected and offered lines to the customer)

Key Skills

  • Excel skills required and ability to work with mass data.
  • Ability to communicate with Customers and Suppliers on Teams calls and face to face meetings.
  • Attention to detail is critical as responsible for packaging soft copy approval.
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise workload.
  • Enjoys working as part of a wider team and likes to get stuck in.
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