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Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91511
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.06295.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 08, 2013 16:39

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Buyer! Working for an established and well known online retailer, you will have the opportunity to grow and further develop your buying career. The [Assistant Buyer](searches/assistant-buyer-jobs) will be responsible for: * Supporting the buying teams in pulling together the range in your assigned category * Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends * Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity To be successful, you will have: * Completed studies to degree level or equivalent within a relevant field such as buying or fashion * Have at least 1-2 years experience of working within a retail head office, placements and internships are accepted * An interest in pursuing a long term career within the buying sector * Strong communication skills, a good team spirit and the passion to work heard in order to succeed This is the perfect role for an experienced Assistant Buyer who is looking for a new challenge. This as a very rewarding opportunity as you will play a key role in this expanding team and retailer. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.