Cult Pens
Bolham, UK
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Buyer - Cult Pens


Grade D

Due to consistent growth we're now looking for a Buyer to join our Cult Pens team in Tiverton. As the Buyer you will manage and develop Cult Pens extensive product range, working closely with existing suppliers and adding new brands to ensure we have a comprehensive and market leading offer

What you'll do

  • Build and develop range expansion strategy in conjunction with Business Founders, Head of Commercial and WHS - and deliver on agreed roadmap as required
  • Continuous proposition review of the existing range versus competitors and the market, working collaboratively with internal teams to prioritise and realise identified opportunities
  • Review supplier relationships and terms - restructure where required, build on further income opportunities and negotiate great deals on products, pricing and offers that deliver sales and margin improvements for the business
  • Working with internal teams and suppliers to ensure optimised and efficient processes to get new brands, ranges and products live on site as quickly as possible
  • Continuously review the market, competitors and influencers to identify and size new trends in all relevant categories, working with suppliers to build ranges and test products in a low risk way for the business

Who we're looking for

  • Previous Buying experience within retail/FMCG
  • Ideally relevant category experience or a personal passion for the product/category
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Excellent communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skill
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good standard of numeracy
  • Good standard of IT skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Problem solving and decision making
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