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Assistant Buyer opportunities
Manchester

Job reference: 02856

Closing date: 22/07/2019

Salary: £16,500 per annum

Department: Buying

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Best known by our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, N Brown Group has been trading in Manchester for over 150 years and we love the rollercoaster that is fashion retail.

 

We are always looking for Talented people to join our Buying Team. 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. 

 

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