Job details

Talent Spotting Morning- Assistant Buyer opportunities

Job reference: 02856

Closing date: 14/08/2019

Salary: £16,500 per annum

Department: Buying

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

We are opening our doors to show you what a career in Buying could be like at N Brown.


We are always looking for Talented people to join our Buying Team, so we have decided to host our a ‘Talent Spotting’ morning on Wednesday 14th August 2019. We will be inviting enthusiastic, hardworking and dynamic individuals to come along to learn more about our entry level Buying roles and opportunities and to allow you to show us what you are made of and why you are right for a career in Buying. Don’t worry it is fun and no Red Buzzers!


As an Assistant Buyer you’ll work closely with our Buyers to provide a variety of support across the team. You should be comfortable with administration, be highly organised and once trained will be able to analyse and interpret sales data that helps our Buyers decision making! A genuine passion for product whether it be for our fashion or homeware ranges, along with a passion to understand our different customer demographics, will allow you to truly excel and develop a career in our Buying Team.


Ideally, you’ll have studied a relevant degree or equivalent or be able to demonstrate a passion for working with product through your work experience However the right attitude and a good knowledge of competitor retailers and overall insight into the retail market is essential.


What makes a great Assistant Buyer? A natural flair for numbers and analytics as a key part of this role involves administration, analysis and interpretation of sales data. Excellent communication skills to collate and present findings and recommendations as well as building effective relationships with colleagues and external suppliers. The role of an Assistant Buyer is fast-paced requiring; flexibility, positivity, enthusiasm, determination, initiative and the desire to succeed.


If you think you have the talent we need then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now to register for a potential place.


The closing date for this job has now passed.