Buying Assistant

Buyer, Purchasing
£17,000 to £18,000 Per Annum
Contract Type:
Full time

Are you experienced in retail, or dealing with suppliers and looking for a career in Buying? We have a fantastic entry-level opportunity for you! 

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Buying Assistant for our client, a leading, high-end online retailer based in the Essex area. 

Working within a busy, team-orientated environment and reporting into the Senior Buyer, our client is looking for the successful candidate to be responsible for creating and managing new products/ brands into the business. You will also be providing overall support to the Assistant, Junior and Buyer to ensure the smooth running of the department. 

Some duties will include: 

* New Orders – 
- Confirm selection with supplier 
- Send out company information & new supplier forms 
- Create products on the system 
* Wallpaper – 
- Place/ set/ chase in orders 
- Book in stock if direct dispatch 
* General - 
- Manage product updates – naming, pack sizes etc. 
- Manage restrictions spreadsheet and update team when necessary 

You will have: 

* Excellent attention to detail 
* Ideally a relevant degree/qualifications highly desirable however not essential 
* Good communication skills 
* Good time management/ability to prioritise without supervision 
* Ability to use own initiative 
* Good command of Excel/Word/PowerPoint 

This is an amazing opportunity to join an award-winning, highly reputable company who offer a great benefits package, social and dynamic working environment, great career progression opportunities and free onsite parking!