Buyer

An exciting position has come up for an experienced and established Buyer to join our Clothing Buying & Design team. The role will initially be for a minimum 12month contract.

We are looking for someone who understands the buying process from start to finish, with proven experience in buying and delivering successful ranges. 

This is a unique role that would suit somebody who has very strong commercial awareness and analytical skills, as well as being creative with a passion for product and detail.

You will be developing collections from start to finish, coming up with new ideas, and building ranges in line with the business strategy.

We are a small team and work closely with all functions across the business, including our merchandisers, marketing, online, warehouse, and store teams.

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 6 years in a Buying role, ideally as a Junior Buyer or Buyer for at least 2 years
  • Experience in running your own categories and being responsible for product development, range decisions, budgets and buys
  • Experience in garment manufacturing processes, and working closely with factories
  • Competent in using Excel (formulae, pivots, v-lookups)

Preferable but not essential:

  • Background in Childrenswear
  • Competent in Adobe photoshop
  • Experience in sourcing and manufacturing in Europe
  • Experience managing a BA/AB or JB

Our ideal person will have:

  • Excellent buying skills and be a strong negotiator
  • Full understanding of product development from design concept through to the finished product
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Creative flair
  • Passion for beautiful product and quality
  • High attention to detail, with suitable taste level for our brands
  • Great relationship skills for both internally and externally with suppliers and factories
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Great communication skills and be logical and efficient in all you do
  • Understanding of the Childrenswear market
  • Available to start immediately
  • Flexible working between home and our North Acton offices

    If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to buying@trotters.co.uk. Please only apply if you have the experience as outlined above. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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