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Sourcing Assistant (Contract)

Listing ID: 582267

Sourcing Assistant (Contract)

Type of Position: Temporary Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Tagged Resources
Location: Greater Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level
Reference Number: TGN1667
Salary: Up to £18K DOE
Twitter Handle: @taggedresources
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 6 days 4 hours
About: We are industry specialists working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers. As a team we have 25 years of recruitment and industry experience, working with Retail and Wholesale Suppliers and have always believed that best practice means keeping it simple. We are passionate about what we do and work very hard, taking the time to build strong relationships, understanding your business and personal requirements. To this end we have key goals and values that run through everything we do.

The Company:

We are currently seeking a Sourcing Assistant for a 6 month contract to work for an established accessories and footwear retailer. The role would be ideal for a Fashion Buying Graduate with 6-12 months experience in a similar role.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to the MD.
  • Sourcing accessory and footwear products from suppliers.
  • Negotiating costs and delivery dates.
  • Buying commercial products.
  • Managing the B2C website.
  • Liaise with a 3rd party regarding social media postings.
  • Create commercially appealing content for the marketing/ ecommerce sites in order.
  • Oversee product listings to ensure they are correct.
  • Report on best and poor sellers.
  • Generate innovative ideas to maximise sales.
  • Supporting with general customer service enquiries.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ideally 6-12 months experience in a similar role.
  • Ideally educated to a degree level.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience working with Fashion suppliers will be preferable.
  • Confident and able to build relationships easily.
  • Be a team player.
  • Experience of using Magento.
  • Strong IT and communication skills

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