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Junior Buyer - Hardlines

Job Title: Junior Buyer - Hardlines
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89636
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.74246.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 04, 2012 17:52

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Junior Buyer to join the head office team of this well known and established retailer in the West Midlands. With over 20 years of successful trading this retailer has built a loyal customer base by continuously offering great products at great prices. As the Junior Buyer, your key responsibilities will include: * Developing key supplier relationships; visiting the factories and working to negotiate the best prices * Identifying new sales opportunities; reacting to market trends and seasonal events * Analysing previous sales in order to identify core lines * Working to ensure the retailer is the first to spot opportunity buys as well as new products for the range The successful candidate will be: * Currently working at Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer level; ideally with experience across hardline products * An enthusiastic and ambitious character looking to further develop their career working within a fast paced and challenging environment * Educated to degree level, or equivalent, within a relevant field such as Business, Economics or Retail Buying In return for your hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including fantastic holidays, pension and bonus potential. This is a fantastic role for an established Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer. If you're looking for a challenging, fast-paced role with a business that can offer you stability and longevity please do not hesitate to apply.