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Assistant Buyer - Clothing

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Clothing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90187
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2012 16:58

Job Description

This leading UK retailer requires an ambitious Assistant Buyer to join its Clothing department at head office in the East Midlands. As the Assistant Buyer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting the Buyer in sourcing and developing ranges * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends * Working closely with the Design, Development and Merchandising teams in order to correctly identify the customers needs and deliver a successful product range accordingly * Building and maintaing strong working relationships with suppliers * Conducting regular comp shops in order to stay on top of your competitors, ensuring the brand is always one step ahead To be successful, you will be: * Currently working as an [Assistant Buyer](/searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) within Clothing * Passionate about product and your chosen career in Buying * Aware of current trends and be creative * Educated to degree level or equivalent * Highly knowledgeable across the retail sector and therefore confident making commercial business decisions This is a great position for a Buying professional who thrives in a fast moving dynamic environment within a growing retail business. This is a rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer.