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Buying Assistant

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  • Salary: £17000 - £18000
  • Location: Devon
  • Ref: DT 358

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for a Buying Assistant for one of our retail clients based in South Devon. The Buying Assistant is required to provide support and assistance to the established Buying Team, helping to deliver the company’s collections to their customers. This role would be perfect for a new and enthusiastic graduate, who is looking to develop their career in Buying/Supply Chain

Buying Assistant responsibilities include...

Job Responsibilities:

  • Chase all samples and prices for each new collection
  • Unpack and check off samples
  • Keep sample selection room tidy and organised
  • Participate in selection meetings with rest of buying team
  • Proof company brochures and ensure all details correct
  • Manage all one-off orders
  • Communicate with showroom
  • Book and manage all buying trips
  • Assist in any area that the business required 

Buying Assistant requirements include...

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Good standard of education, including good numeracy, and written and spoken English skills
  • Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience would be highly beneficial
  • A second language would be highly beneficial
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good communication skills – personable and good telephone manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to prioritise and to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
  • Can do attitude is essential

This is a fantastic full-time opportunity for someone in the early stages of their Buying career. The Buying Assistant will be required to work Monday to Friday (40 hours per week).

For further details on this position and more information on how to apply please either send an up to date CV or contact Dan at Cathedral Appointments.

Cathedral Appointments are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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