Assistant Buyer - Toys & Gifts

Recruiter
AdMore
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Have you got strong negotiation skills and a real passion for Toys & Gifts? Are you creative and commercially astute but long for more autonomy in your role?

Are you a confident decision maker with the ability to make important commercial decisions under pressure?

Our client is a very well known UK high street retailer. They are looking for an Assistant Buyer - Toys & Gifts to join their expanding team, where there are excellent progression opportunities!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities of this Assistant Buyer - Toys & Gifts role:

  • To support the buying function through supplier set up, new line set up, management of pricing, markdowns and funding

  • To manage product ranges in line with the critical path through Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Space Planning, Store Operations and Marketing,

  • Present new ranges to the senior buying team,

  • Develop individual supplier management plans and manage suppliers for your area of responsibility,

  • To work with the team on delivering the wider buying strategy,

  • To propose promotional activities to the business, working with merchandising team,

  • Creation of spreadsheets and analysis to ensure delivery of department objectives,

  • Support the development of the BAA,

  • Attend relevant Trade fairs,

  • To undertake other ad hoc duties & project work, which are relevant to the role.

What qualities will you need for this Assistant Buyer - Toys & Gifts role?

  • Demonstrates standards of excellence,

  • Team working ethic,

  • Ability to be adaptable and versatile,

  • High levels of enthusiasm and energy,

  • Ability to work to deadlines,

  • Ability to think about improving the customer journey,

  • To show a willingness to learn and self-develop.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

AdMore Recruitment is a specialist retail recruitment and talent management consultancy.

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