Assistant Buyer (Level 1) 12MONTH FTC

Buying Market Harborough, Leicestershire


The grass is greener… at Joules!

We have an eye for detail. We care and we challenge. We are creative and commercial, passionate and practical. We are flexible and generous. We inspire hard work and lead with kindness. We have big ambitions and are never afraid to give it some welly.

Step into a role within our Buying team as an Assistant Buyer (Level 1) 12 MONTH FTC where you will support the Buyer and Senior Buyer to develop, progress and deliver the range for all channels.

As an Assistant Buyer (Level 1) you will:

  • Work with the Buyer and Senior Buyer to develop, progress and deliver the range for all channels
  • Be responsible for sample management, briefing suppliers, chasing in samples, ensuring they are sent to photography for web images and then returned in a timely manner.
  • Work with internal departments and suppliers to ensure the commercial targets for the range are met
  • Have awareness of and contributes to the delivery of the critical path
  • Be awareness of company best sellers, current and historic, across all areas to replicate in your area

 What we are looking for:

  • You will have 1 – 2 years experience in a Retail Buying team as a Buyers Assistant/Trainee
  • Strong IT skills with experience of excel and internal product lifecycle management systems
  • Some experience of presenting ranges to colleagues/managers
  • Be passionate about product with a curious nature and desire to learn
  • Able to work flexibly to meet deadline
  • Analytical and well organised
  • Works as a collaborative team member
  • Able to take feedback and use this to develop own buying skills

Still not sure if the grass is greener?

As a company that values its people as its biggest asset, we want to look after ours so that they feel at home. So we put together a package of financial rewards and wellbeing benefits to help you achieve your perfect balance of work and play. To find out more visit:

Our Buying Team are some of the best in the business, so if you do not want to miss out on being part of something special - click ‘Apply Now’.