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Junior Buyer - Fashion Accessories

Job Title: Junior Buyer - Fashion Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89028
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.52031.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 01, 2012 09:42

Job Description

This global high street fashion retailer with over 3,000 stores internationally requires an experienced Junior Buyer of Fashion Accessories, as its expansion continues at an impressive rate, with plans to open many new stores across Europe this year. As Junior Buyer you will be responsible for: * Developing next seasons range to keep up with the fashion conscious customer * Assisting the Buyer with the day-to-day running of the department * Taking exclusive ownership and P&L responsibility for particular key areas within the department * Planning, product development and range building as well as weekly, monthly and seasonal trading * Establishing and landing key trends * Preparing, participating and presenting in range reviews and sign off meetings. To be successful you will have: * A degree or equivalent * Existing experience as an established Assistant Buyer, or a Junior Buyer in a retailer of similar size and stature * Experience sourcing jewellery, accessories or clothing, which is essential * A clear understanding of the market and competition * Creativity, an innovative approach and pro-active organisational skills, with a keen eye for detail * The ability to act as a team player with confidence, communicating with colleagues at every level As Junior Buyer you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and the excellent opportunity to get on board with a progressive retailer that will allow you to fulfil your own goals in your Buying career. If you believe you have what it takes, please apply now with an up to date CV.