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Buying Admin Assistant

Listing ID: 953579

Buying Admin Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Missguided
Location: Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 31st May 2020
Ad Expires In: 6 days 17 hours
About: We are Missguided. We are the global fashion brand that never sits still. We are the late night lovers and the dirty dreamers, saying laters to the haters and imitators. We tell it straight with the hottest designs and unique product inspired by everything in our world; the catwalk, street style and celebs.

We are not fast fashion; we are rapid fashion, delivering the freshest threads in the quickest time. we believe shopping is a right, not a luxury and we'll take the risks no one else dares to take in order to get the hottest looks out into the universe for you to kick ass in. Welcome to our world where we do things the Missguided way.

Missguided is not only one of the fastest growing online ladies fashion retailers, but one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. 

With our state of the art premises based in Salford Quays we are looking to build on our success with an ambitious vision for the next 5 years. To help us achieve this vision we are looking for people who have the drive and ambition to join our team at this exciting time.

We are looking for an exceptional buyer’s admin assistant to work with our current team to help Missguided develop and expand further. The ideal buyer’s admin assistant is someone who can add innovative ideas, experience, energy and enthusiasm into the mix. The successful candidate will need to enjoy and thrive from working in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.

As a BAA you will have a positive 'can do' attitude that is capable of working to tight deadlines. 
We are looking for someone who is customer focused, logical thinker and a confident communicator with excellent admin skills. 

  • Managing the departmental Critical Path and product file – ensuring all relevant data is available for your department 
  • Liaising with suppliers to organise fit sessions and attend if department requires
  • Proactively preparing product reviews ensuring samples are available and set up as required
  • Ensuring samples are submitted on time and approved prior to call off
  • Managing the filing and disposal of all samples
  • Carrying out online comparative shopping to develop and maintain knowledge of the current competitive market place

Skills Required:

  • Previous Buying Admin experience is essential
  • Fashion industry experience is a must.
  • Degree in Fashion Buying & Merchandising is preferred
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and independently
  • Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic individual
  • Clear communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

What We Will Give You:

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension (that we contribute to as well!)
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Staff discount (Missguided/Mennace)
  • Company bonus
  • Wanna (internal engagement hub with access to retail discounts)
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work
  • Death in service benefits
  • State of the art building, fun working environment, Spacious desk areas, café, kitchen areas and quiet spaces where you can plug in and work in peace
  • Summer working hours
  • Sample Sales, Regular team and companywide social events and parties

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