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Assistant Buyer

Listing ID: 414160

Assistant Buyer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tower London
Location: Shoreditch , London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Twitter Handle: @TowerLondon
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 5 days
About: Multi-Award winning Independent Footwear Retailer, TOWER London, was founded in 1980. A trailblazer in London’s independent footwear retailer scene, TOWER London is fast becoming THE go-to destination for footwear and accessories for men, women and children from the likes of ASICS, Converse, Vans, Timberland, UGG Australia, Dr. Martens, Kickers, Lacoste and Hunter.

With five London stores, headquarters in Shoreditch, and a North London distribution centre, TOWER London is a diverse company that prides itself in its work ethic, service to customers and dedication to being the best in the industry. Our flagship Shoreditch store is now open on Brick Lane, bringing a new vibe to the TOWER brand.

As a highly professional company, TOWER London is looking for a like-minded candidate.


We are currently looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our busy Buying team across Footwear and Accessories. As the Assistant Buyer you will work closely with the Buyer to provide support for the team.  You will play a vital role and must be highly organised, motivated and with strong time management skills.  Our business is fast-paced and no two days are the same. A genuine passion for product, along with determination and relentless enthusiasm will allow the successful candidate to truly excel and develop within this role.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Planning and booking deliveries according to the critical path.
  • Creating and updating all product information and attributes. Accurately inputting all new product information and maintaining the product file.
  • Sustaining excellent relationships with new and existing suppliers. Liaising with them regarding all product-related queries.
  • Assisting the Buyer in sourcing, developing and selecting multiple product ranges.
  • Competitor and general market insight through analysis, comp shops, presentations and mood boards.
  • Contribute to planning, trade and sales meetings with the ability to analyse sales and trading information.

Requirements:

  • Already working as an Assistant Buyer or a graduate with a relevant degree qualification.
  • Must be presentable and highly motivated
  • Excellent commercial awareness as well as influencing and negotiation skills
  • Hard working with ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communicator on the phone and face to face
  • Preferred experience with a CRM system
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • University degree or industry standard qualification is preferable but not essential

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