Graduate Fashion Opportunity

£18000 - £20000

Buying and Merchandising

South East

Retail

Permanent

14554/001_1561996482

Job Description

Fashion Graduate Opportunity - Brighton - Up to £20k

Are you looking for a head office fashion retail career in buying or design?

Our client is growing their fashion graduate programme now looking for talented graduates who are collaborative and innovative to join their team. With continued growth planned for the new financial year an opportunity has arisen for an Buying and Design Assistant to join the business to work within their head office.

What does this Buying and Design Assistant role involve?

  • As Buying and Design Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the design, buying and merchandising teams in day to day running of the department

  • Regular competitive analysis of trends and offers across the high street

  • Responsibility for sample management from initial sample through to approval for shipment

  • Working closely with the buyer you will be managing products through set up, compliance and into the business

  • Maintaining accurate range information enabling the team to make effective commercial decisions

  • Be involved with the set-up of new suppliers, ensuring all paperwork is filled in and returned in a timely manner

  • Maintaining and building relationships with suppliers and colleagues

What do I need to be successful in this role as Buying and Design Assistant?

  • Have a degree in Fashion Buying, Design or Marketing

  • Keen interest in starting a career in a fashion head office function

  • Have excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met

  • Able to build effective relationships across all levels within an organisation

  • Can multi task and is happy to be challenged by a fast pace role with a high interruption level

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including IT proficiency (Excel especially)

So if you are a motivated and confident graduate looking for a career in fashion Buying or Design, apply now!