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Junior Buyer

£25000 - £28000

Buying and Merchandising

South East




Job Description

**Junior Buyer - Crawley - £25,000 / £28,000**

Are you looking for an exciting new role this summer? Do you feel undervalued in your current role and want to work in a business which empowers you and encourages you to make important decisions? Look no further…!

Our client is a growing brand based in Crawley. They are looking for a Junior Buyer to join their expanding team, where there are excellent progression opportunities!

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities for this Junior Buyer role:

  • To present new range opportunities to the senior Buying team,
  • To be responsible for line level product selection and produce a range plan in pre agreed format for product areas of responsibility,
  • To liaise with the Merchandiser making them aware of any external factors that may require forecasts to change,
  • To propose promotional activities working closely with Marketing and ensuring thorough communication to all functions concerned,
  • Monitor performance of range against plans,
  • Identify key promotional and value added ranges specifically supporting seasonal trade,
  • Identify markdown risks and create proposals with Merchandiser ,
  • Attend relevant Trade fairs,
  • To agree & deliver forecasted sales and profit,
  • To negotiate and manage supplier terms specifically price, quality, availability, rebates and marketing support,
  • Develop effective communication with sales managers and close relationships with the trading teams.

What qualities will you need for this Junior Buyer role?

  • Previous experience in retail Buying environment
  • Proven adaptability to new product areas
  • Experience at range management & presentation
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (outlook/MS Word and Excel)
  • Preferably Degree educated,
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

If you are an ambitious Buying professional looking for an exciting new role, please apply today!


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