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Allocator / Buying Assistant Internship

Listing ID: 509722

Allocator / Buying Assistant Internship

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Pringle of Scotland
Location: Hammersmith, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 13 Weeks
Hours: Part Time
Specified Hours: 3 days per week
Reference Number: FC/MV Vacancy
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Up to £10 per day towards the cost of travel/lunches
Twitter Handle: @PringleScotland
Deadline: 27th January 2017
Ad Expires In: 5 days 9 hours
About: Pringle of Scotland is the iconic brand founded in 1815 at the birthplace of the Scottish knitwear industry. A luxury goods retailer with it’s London Office in Hammersmith, West London.

What does the role involve?

  • Providing crucial support to the Buyer & Merchandiser by taking an active role in analysing sales trends & Stores performances
  • Assisting the Merchandise Team in the launch of the AW17 collection
  • Assisting the Buyer during the buying cycle of new AW17 collection
  • Helping with competitors market research
  • Allocating stock effectively across stores in order to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Monitoring deliveries and stock levels in distribution centres and stores 
  • Any other ad hoc duties as reasonably requested

What support will I be given? 

  • Regular meetings with your line manager to discuss your progress and development needs
  • Induction to the role and full training on the specific tasks outlined
  • Working as a valued team member within the Buying & Merchandising Department 

What benefits can I expect to gain from the experience? 

  • An understanding and knowledge of the Buying cycle of goods within the luxury goods sector
  • Be able to experience a prospective career path
  • Being part of a small, dedicated team in a lively office environment
  • Valuable experience for your CV 

 What skills or experience do I need? 

  • Proven proficiency in MS Excel
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Commercial awareness with a keen interest in the fashion retail industry
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills

Application:

Apply with a CV and cover letter via the form below.

 
 


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