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Assistant Buyer


Salary Package: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Location: Chalgrove, England
Consultant: Kathy Rusher
Posted: 15/05/2024


Berry Recruitment are NOW hiring for an Assistant Buyer to work for a leading homeware online retail business, to join their small but successful team based in Chalgrove.

This is a rare opportunity to join small but busy business, managing a range of homewares for two independent brands.

Role: Assistant Buyer

Salary: £25,000-£30,000 depending on the entry-level

Location: Chalgrove, Oxfordshire

Hours: 37.5 per week - 09:00 - 17:30

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Buyer:

  • With direction from the Senior Buyer, sourcing a range of products based on the analysis provided and Company objectives, including the required input margin, quality, and relevance to the brand.

  • Liaising with suppliers, managing the supplier relationship and ensuring the efficient ordering, logging and returning samples for each selection.

  • Negotiating cost prices and terms for the products falling under their responsibility, setting commercial retail prices, and ensuring lines are ready for ordering to the critical path.

  • Gaining an in-depth knowledge of competitors and relevant retail trends

  • Logging all relevant product information on our selection sheets accurately

  • Organizing samples for selection, range reviews, and photo shoots

  • Writing detailed and accurate product descriptions for the catalogues and websites

About you:

  • Previous experience within a Buying role.

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Team player, happy to work together on joint projects.

  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks at one time.

  • Ability to work under pressure and stick to deadlines.

  • A positive and can-do attitude

  • Eager to learn.

  • Driving license as we are in a rural location.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification we have listed. If your experience looks a little different but you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!"

For more information and to apply, contact the Oxford branch of Berry Recruitment – 01865 777733 or click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.