Homeware Buying Assistant

Posted a week ago by A for Appointments

Leeds, West Yorkshire

A fast-growing fashion retailer is currently looking for a Homeware Buying Assistant to join their team located in Leeds. This company is currently looking to expand its market and therefore opens up a really exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain responsibility as a buying assistant.

The role is largely admin based; however, you will play an active role in the buying process.

  • Provide administration support to the Buyers
  • Collation of reports and sales information
  • Critical path management
  • Working cross-functionally with internal departments to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day buying function
  • Management of samples and the image bank
  • Competitor analysis
  • Awareness of upcoming trends
  • Working closely with the supplier base
  • Assisting with the organisation of product for photography shoots.
  • Working in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail in an organised manner

The Candidate

  • Ideally you will be either a recent graduate with a degree in fashion buying or an existing experienced Buyer’s assistant looking for a fresh challenge
  • Ideally have experience working within the Homewares Sector
  • Have impeccable time management and communication skills
  • Competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook programmes
  • Organised and proactive way of working with a great attention to detail
  • Passionate about Homeware’s product and product development
  • A hands on approach and a 'can do' attitude

This role would suit a team player with a positive attitude who is prepared to roll their sleeves up and lead by example

What they offer:

"             Competitive salary

"             Fun fast paced working environment!

"             Strong team ethos.

"             Stakeholder pension scheme.

"             Life insurance.

"             Up to 60% discount on new ranges.

"             An extra day's holiday for your birthday.

"             £100 welcome voucher to spend on products when you join.

"             Free onsite parking

"             Free fruit (or pie!) on Thursdays!

"             2 fantastic staff parties a year

"             Free thinking encouraged.

Location Leeds- Permanent

At A for Appointments, we are committed to equal opportunities for everyone.  We embrace diversity and believe that a balanced, inclusive workforce is crucial to our business. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying towards any candidates or employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

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