• Full Time
  • Worcester
  • Salary: ££23k

Website Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Worcester

Assistant Buyer

£23k

Award-winning luxury fashion brand!

Working as part of an exciting and innovative fashion-led brand, the Product Team deliver great designs for some of the best British brands to a deadline, in a busy and fast-moving design environment.

The Assistant Brand Manager will be responsible for developing and launching products for a portfolio of house brands and luxury licensed brands and will be working closely with the Marketing Department and Supply Team.

Key responsibilities

  • Overseeing product development for a portfolio of house and licensed brands
  • Managing critical path and delivery schedule for all new product within designated portfolio
  • Liaising with suppliers via email
  • Working with licensed brands and adhering to strict design guidelines and approval procedures
  • Developing product and collections from briefs with buyers
  • Identifying and interpreting trends to create products
  • Responsible for new relevant product administration associated with brand portfolio
  • Stock control and monitoring
  • Negotiating and monitoring cost prices
  • Sourcing and developing new suppliers
  • Developing cases and POS material
  • Attending major exhibitions and conferences on behalf of the company
  • Attending and note-taking at supplier meetings with a view to building and maintaining long term business relationships

The person:

Degree educated with a minimum 2:1 classification and ideally experience/placement within a buying/purchasing roleCompetent user of Microsoft Office Suite – the role has an admin element due to  the growing workload and expansion of the business

An eye for exceptional design with a knowledge and understanding of luxury brands and quality

  • Proven track record of introducing fresh and innovative ideas
  • Able to be highly conceptual while still being able to stick to demanding briefs
  • The ability to work well and efficiently under pressure
  • Flexibility to travel abroad when required
  • The ability to write succinctly
  • Organisational and analytical skills
  • Fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience of the design process from concept to completion

Please contact Michelle at Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Worcester for more details

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