Assistant Buyer - high street fashion

  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Category
    FMCG - Buying
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

About the job

Title: Assistant Buyer

Location: Manchester, M8 (Office-Based)

Company Description

Our client is a rapidly growing online fashion retailer based in Manchester. Founded in 2015, they have quickly become a beloved brand by customers and celebrities alike. Their commitment to delivering the best customer experience has propelled them to be a strong competitor in the e-commerce industry.

We are seeking a dynamic and fashion-forward Assistant Buyer to join their team in Manchester! If you have a passion for fast fashion and a keen sense for trends that captivate and inspire women, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and execution of buying strategies that align with our brand's fast fashion ethos.

  • Negotiate prices, quantities, and delivery timeframes with suppliers along with other buying duties

  • Analyse consumer buying patterns and predict future trends.

  • Regularly review performance indicators, such as sales and discount levels.

  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers and seek new ones.

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure a seamless flow of operations.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven background in a buying role within the fashion industry, particularly in fast fashion.

  • Strong understanding of the latest fashion trends and market demands.

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Proficient in budget management and merchandising.

  • Proficient in using MS Office and other relevant software.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

  • Working Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday to Friday.

  • Holiday package of 28 days including bank holidays.

  • Attractive staff discount of 35% on all our fabulous products.

  • Access to our in-house gym, supporting a healthy work-life balance.

Join Us: we're not just about fashion - we're about creating trends and making a statement. If you are eager to take the next step in your fashion career within a vibrant and growing company, apply today!

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