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Online Retail Buyer

Date Posted: 15th August 2022
  • Job Ref: 642
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Benfleet

Job Description

Fashion and Home Online Buyer

Up to £40,000 + Benefits

Permanent, full-time office based – Monday to Friday

Do you have Online Retail Buying experience?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Online Retail Buyer for our long-established client based near Southend on Sea who has recently launched a new e-commerce platform and are seeking to recruit a Buyer to support the stock package for this exciting new venture.

This position will be responsible for sourcing all categories of stock which will include Women’s, Men’s and Children’s clothing, along with gifting and home soft furnishings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and create product ranges for the website aligned to season sales budget
  • Negotiating best cost prices to maintain healthy margins.
  • Work closely with the existing retail buying team
  • Liaising with web team and overseeing all processes including product content and photography

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven track record in the retail industry with the ability to recruit new suppliers as well introducing new suppliers from existing your contacts
  • Maintaining supplier relationships within the UK and abroad
  • Good understanding of current market trends
  • Monitoring competitors
  • Budget management experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Intermediate + skills using Microsoft Office which include Word and Excel
  • Enthusiastic attitude and team player

Benefits

  • Generous Employee Discount
  • Profit Related Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • On-site parking
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays

If you feel this is the position for you, please do not hesitate to get into contact with us at One to One Personnel on 01702 46 44 44 or forward your CV to louise.sand@121personnel.co.uk