Fashion Buyer - Online Fashion Retailer

Randstad Business Support
£20000 - £24000 per annum + free parking, discounts on products
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Fashion Buyer - Online Fashion Retailer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £20,000 to £24,000 plus benefits

My client is a leading online ladies fast fashion brand and they have an exciting opportunity for a Fashion Buyer to join their growing team based in Salford. As a Fashion Buyer you will be responsible for meeting with suppliers and making decisions on what lines to buy. The ideal candidate will have experience as a Merchandiser within a fast fashion company.

Job responsibilities:

  • Meeting UK based suppliers
  • Making decisions on what products to buy
  • Managing a budget
  • Ordering from the factories
  • Creating purchase orders
  • Chasing and ensuring orders are delivered on time
  • Following competitors and researching new styles
  • Managing the buying for wholesale accounts such as House of Fraser, Debenhams, TKMaxx, ASOS, etc
  • Liaising with Merchandiser to share recommendations

Benefits include such as:

  • Unrivalled career progression
  • Employee discount
  • On site parking
  • Competitive salary
  • Additional unique benefits

The requirements for this role include:

  • Previous experience within a similar role is essential, within the fast fashion industry
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Confident communicator
  • Good IT skills especially within Excel, Linnworks and Magento
  • A keen interest in the world of fashion

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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