Assistant Buyer (Stationery, Card, Wrap and Diaries)

£22500 - £25500

Buying and Merchandising

London

Retail

Permanent

14643_1566921317

Job Description

Assistant Buyer (Stationery, Card, Wrap and Diaries)
£25,500
Central London

Role

Work alongside and support your Buyer to facilitate an enhanced understanding around Greeting Cards, Gift Wrap, Calendars & Diaries.


To assist the Buyer in building a diverse, interesting and distinct product offer that is in line with the strategy that will maximise sales and margin while improving stock holding.


Responsibilities

  • Range planning product categories, working closely with the Buyer to build a commercial product offer.
  • Maintaining the critical path and range plan documents accurately.
  • Comp shops and research to help source new brands and products in line with the RP strategy.
  • Working closely with the Buyer to plan & place orders ensuring all stock arrives into the business and launches as planned.
  • Managing existing brands and range through analysis of performance, suggesting actions to the Buyer when necessary.
  • Liaising with suppliers on a daily basis, attending key meetings alongside the Buyer.
  • Effective communication with retail teams, particularly with regard to new season launches and product training.
  • Working closely with retail to build planograms and comms that ensure product placement optimises the look and performance of product in stores.