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Junior Buyer, gifting - Berkshire - Up to £40k

£35000 - £40000

Buying and Merchandising

South East

Retail

Permanent

13761/001_1536066749

Job Description

Junior Buyer, gifting - Berkshire - up to £40K

Our client is a market leading retailer in the UK and Europe with a wide portfolio of branded and own-brand products, looking for a Junior Buyer to join their team who is passionate to learn and develop a career in this area.

So what does the role involve?

As Junior Buyer you will be responsible for growing your category, ensuring you have an inspirational product range that meets customer's needs, builds brand value, drives sales and profit growth and improves market share across all channels.

Be accountable for analysing and giving insight on your categories performance and put into place an operating plan, making tactical changes when required. You will also have a key responsibility in actively planning promotional activity to drive an increase in your category sales.

Develop and manage effective relationships with the trading team, ensuring the category plan is on track and clearly communicating across market intelligence, such as competitors and target customers to create opportunities for the business.

What qualities will you need for this role?

Non fashion buying experience with a UK retailer is crucial.

You will need to be confident range planning and communicating ranges across the teams, with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships.

You will need to be highly commercial, with excellent attention to detail, analytically skilled and have the ability to multi task.

A team player, who is not afraid to get 'stuck in' and deliver across the business.

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