Buyer's Assistant

Buying Market Harborough, Leicestershire


Description

Established in Britain by Tom Joule nearly three decades ago, Joules is a true premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. As a multi-channel brand with a global appeal, we carefully design clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, children and babies – whilst our homeware, toiletries, eyewear and other new collections are constantly expanding.

We have an exciting opportunity here at Joules Head Office in Market Harborough for a Buyer's Assistant to join our Buying team. This is a great opening for anyone who would like to take the first step in their Buying career.

Purpose of the role:

Reporting into our Buying Manager, you will:

  • Support the Buyers with all levels of from sample management to inputting data to maintain the critical path
  • Work closely with our In-House Design, Technical and Merchandising teams
  • Have an understanding of the range building and option planning processes
  • Track key critical path milestones and raise concerns to the line manager
  • Understand colour and fabric approval process
  • Understand the fit process from end to end
  • Prepare and pull out product for meetings, demonstrating initiative by anticipating what will be needed
  • Conducts sales analysis and interprets sales information to help with trading decisions

What we are looking for:

  • You will need to be commercially aware
  • Have strong organisational, analytical and IT skills
  • You will ideally be a Graduate or have a relevant Fashion Business Degree
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and act with complete professionalism
  • Have good attention to detail, checking all information before actioning

What we offer

  • 31 days Annual Leave (includes bank holidays)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • 50% clothing employee discount
  • Annual Clothing Allowance

A full list can be found here http://bit.ly/joulesrb

This is an amazing opportunity for the right individual to add value to one of the UK’s fastest growing, lifestyle brands, so if you do not want to miss out on being part of something special – click ‘Apply Now’.