JOB TITLE: Trainee; Assistant; Buyer


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Langholm
Job Reference : 9111SB Job Category : Fashion
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/11/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £14000 - £19000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title: Trainee Buyer Location: Dunfries Salary: £12-19k The Role: As the Trainee Buyer you will be working closely with the buyer to progress the development of fashion ranges to maximise sales and profit within the brand and market.


Job Description

Job Title: Trainee Buyer
Location: Dunfries
Salary: £12-19k

The Role:
As the Trainee Buyer you will be working closely with the buyer to progress the development of fashion ranges to maximise sales and profit within the brand and market. Main duties include:

*Using historic data & trends to plan and market the product strategy
*Develop the product ranges and presentation in line with agreed product strategy, brand and store values
*Ensure range plans, product brief, design brief are completed in full to agreed dates within the critical path
*Develop products and presentation of suitable promotional and stockbuy products
*Provide a full, clear design and production briefs in line with critical path dates
*Develop a thorough knowledge of the stores and competition opportunities through store visits
*Review product performance and trends to maximise sales and margin
*Liaise with suppliers as required
*Maintain progress reports and raise and progress purchase orders
*Send QC samples to agreed stores

The Candidate:

Previous retail, clothing or fashion experience is required for this role. The successful Trainee Buyer must be happy to travel overseas and throughout the UK is required. A degree, or equivalent, in a fashion/textiles/business degree is preferable.

The Company:

This is a large retail organisation with a well recognised brand which currently boasts over 500 stores nationwide. The Trainee Buyer role is a great opportunity to progress within the Buying field.


Job Keywords

Trainee Buyer; Purchasing; Fashion; Assistant Buyer; Dunfries



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Fashion recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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