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Trainee Buyer (Fashion)

A 12-18 month scheme designed to support the Buying team on a day to day basis while acquiring the required skills to develop as a future Buyer.

About the team

Working alongside your Merchandising, Design and Technology colleagues, you will support the Buying team on a day to day basis while acquiring the required skills to develop as a future Buyer.

About the role:

You will

  • Prepare garments/accessories for selection meetings, mock shop and Directory pagination.
  • Develop an understanding of the product development process. From sourcing fabrics to approving trims, colour and fits.
  • Liaise with suppliers from Europe to the Far East to progress samples for selection meetings and production.
  • Develop an awareness of key trends and best sellers by gaining inspiration from a variety of sources.
  • Maintain accurate buying systems along the way.

About you

  • Highly organised, you’ll be able to proactively manage a wide range of responsibilities throughout the development process.
  • An exceptional communicator with an understanding of margin and costs.
  • A team player who thrives in a fast paced, busy and challenging environment 
  • You live and breathe fashion and are able to present your ideas in a clear and compelling way.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Relevant Degree, HND qualification and/or experience.

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