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Buyer

Employer
Danielle Ward Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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We are working on an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join this highly successful retailer working on their gift and greeting card department.

The Buyer will be responsible for:
  • Selecting, developing, and managing ranges in line with customer profiles ensuring the critical path for key life moments is followed
  • Attending trade shows and buying meetings
  • Carrying out trend and competitor research as well as keeping up to date with any changes in market trends
  • Work with the Ecommerce and Merchandising teams to ensure stock availability
  • Regularly reviewing sales, identifying ways sales could be improved and opportunities for growth
  • Analysing and evaluating the overall performance of the product area weekly against budget
  • Negotiating effectively to help drive sales and profitability

Desirable skills for the Buyer include:
  • Having a creative eye and using this to their advantage with selling
  • Research skills that keep you updated with the market and trends
  • Understanding of the buying process and should have had previous experience with buying their own range
  • Brilliant organisation and communication skills with the ability to build relationships with the team, suppliers, and other stakeholders
  • Target driven and results focused

The perfect Buyer will have experience in buying Homeware, Gifting, Stationary or Cards & Seasonal.
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