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Buying Admin Assistant






Posted: 16/03/2023

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Buying Admin Assistant

Hybrid Working

Salary: £21,000

Are you a highly organised individual with an ability to prioritise and multi-task? Do you have strong administrative skills, a 'can-do' attitude and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment?

Then we may have an exciting opportunity for you at a modern, growing retailer based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. As Buying Admin assistant you will be responsible for supporting the team in all administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the business.

The Role:

Maintain an effective administration system that will control all evaluation, photographic and, if required, sealed samples.
Input and maintain an effective and accurate merchandise files
In the absence of the Assistant Buyer, ensure departmental and inter-departmental communication is maintained.
Ensure all aspects of departmental administration are maintained to a high standard including minute taking during meetings
Co-ordinate the despatch and collection/re-storing of samples for shoots and PR, chasing where necessary. Ensure all samples can be assessed in the absence of the Assistant Buyer
Responsible for the management and tracking of all samples, liaising with suppliers in requesting/returning samples and organising the sending of samples for PR purposes.
To support the selection of the product range under the guidance of the Assistant Buyer which maximises sale opportunities and anticipates and exceeds customer needs.
Prepare samples appropriately for meetings
Assist the Assistant Buyer in compiling the product brief and in range selection throughout each season.
Set-up, manage and follow through all buying administration systems and procedures to ensure product availability and on-time delivery.
Prepare and approve, with support, lab dips/strike offs and handlooms. Update suppliers of approvals and update the team on any issues which will affect product intake
Maintain/establish the department filing system with supportWhat we are looking for:

Excellent keyboard skills, with experience using MS office, especially EXCEL
Professional telephone manner
Excellent organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise effectively whilst working at pace
Excellent grammar and spellingThe position is full time, 37.5 hours a week and hybrid, with 2 days a week required in the office between Tuesday and Thursday. Excellent benefits are available including 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), stake holder pension, Medicash and generous staff discount.

Location: Bradford

Click apply today for immediate interview or call our office on (phone number removed).

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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