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Buying Admin Assistant - External Brands

Listing ID: 1064145

Buying Admin Assistant - External Brands

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Kurt Geiger
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 2 days

Voted the UK’s coolest footwear brand by Vogue readers and currently Europe’s leading luxury shoe and accessory retailer we are looking for dynamic individuals who are as passionate about our business as we are. We work hard at Kurt Geiger because we love what we do and strive to be the best in our industry; through amazing people, beautiful product, innovative designs and evolving store concepts.

  • Liaising with other department functions on behalf of the department as required (working closely with Merchandising, warehouse, finance and stores)
  • Filing and data management – accurate and concise in approach
  • Generating weekly reports for Monday trade
  • Liaising with suppliers on a day to day basis
  • Assisting in buying trip preparation
  • Ensure all information in order is accurate, formulas are correct and missing information is followed up on
  • Helping to create trend reports and presentations for our luxury department store managers and retail staff.
  • Monitor competitors, research and present new brand proposals and provide feedback on current market trends.
  • Working closely with brands, managing order confirmations, purchase orders and repeats - whilst maintaining a comprehensive and accurate tracker and priority schedule.
  • Take part in store visits and provide detailed feedback to the Buyers and Merchandising team.
  • Micro-manage workload and priority lists for Merchandising Admin Team and for interns or work experience attendees.
  • Review margins and RRP’s highlighting to the Buyers the seasonal changes and providing details of what is required to ensure consistent growth.

Requirements:

  • Fashion Buying degree (strongly preferred) or equivalent
  • Previous experience within a Buying Admin role preferable (placement year or internship experience will be considered)
  • Passionate about gaining experience and developing a career in Branded Buying
  • Passionate about working with luxury high fashion brands
  • Proactive, hard-working & excellent at building relationships
  • Advanced Excel skills (advantageous)
  • Hard-working, proactive and self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Enviable discounts

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