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Buying & Merchandising Assistant

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
REF: 4523_1700844790
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Buying & Merchandising Assistant working for a Womenswear retailer.
You will have at least 6 months experience working for a fashion supplier within Buying or Merchandising.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and maintaining critical paths ensuring stock arrives on time.

  • Raising product orders, barcodes and keeping both updated during the life cycle of the product.

  • Adding orders into the buying order seasonal sheets and keeping everything up to date.

  • Supporting with approval of lab dips, strike offs and bulk submissions.

  • Assisting the team in preparing external meetings

  • Working closely with suppliers and building strong relationships

  • Ensuring samples are logged and handed over to the correct team.

  • Keeping on top of and organising samples

  • Managing post/ organising couriers and filing approvals.

  • Supporting the wider team with ad-hoc administration tasks

Person specification:

  • Fabric knowledge is beneficial

  • Good eye for detail

  • Ability to work with large volumes of data with high levels of attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Analytical with strong communication and organisation skills.

  • Is passionate and knowledgeable about women's fashion and has demonstrable knowledge of styles and trends.

  • Has at least 6 months experience working for a supplier.

  • Delivers results in a timely manner.

  • Able to work to tight and changeable deadlines.