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Wholesale Product Assistant - Dorothy Perkins

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The role at Arcadia promises a fast paced, challenging and innovative working environment in which to build your career. We are a global, multi-channel business where the key to success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a fantastic opportunity for the right person. As a BAA you will be a crucial part of the business as it’s all about being customer focussed and making the correct decisions. You will be working with number of different departments within the business and it will your job to support the whole Buying function to source and develop a collection that is commercial but brand appropriate, ensuring the right product is available at the right time.

Wholesale Admin

  • Creating customer requirements including weekly/monthly booking and order sheets and sending out to all Wholesale accounts, using Nu Order system. Ensuring data is accurate and inputted correctly
  • Ensuring partner order deadlines are met and that information is updated and relayed to core teams efficiently – transferring data from order sheets to the order book
  • Order management, ensuring the order book and all partner trackers are updated on a day to day basis and core teams receive feedback in a timely manner
  • Carrying out competitor analysis to review partners offer and trade opportunities
  • Working alongside wholesale MAA’s to ensure all wholesale critical paths are adhered to and stock is dispatched on time
  • Contribute to weekly reports, documenting partner’s sites and promotions
  • Awareness of the Brand critical path & subsequent meetings/deadlines

Product/Sample Management

  • Collating samples following Monday trade
  • Photographing all samples for order sheet packs, ensuring these are to brand standards
  • Co-ordinating sample handovers for partner meetings

Showroom Presentation

  • Managing the showroom calendar bookings
  • Preparing the showroom for wholesale week meetings, ensuring brand standards are upheld
  • Ensuring product is handed over with correct details and is ready for appointments
  • Assisting during appointments

General Tasks

  • Act as the key link between our International Wholesale & Franchise Partners and core Buying teams, creating strong lines of communication
  • Responsible for wholesale administration, buy archives and diary management
  • Discuss requirements with Core teams ahead of partner meetings
  • To be familiar with all our customer websites, their needs, requirements to provide the best possible day to day administrative support and guidance

Key Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • Good time management and prioritising skills
  • Strong organisation skills and a clear communicator
  • Highly accurate
  • Strong commercial awareness and knowledge of the UK High Street and Global Digital platform
  • Good problem solving skills, takes initiative to resolve issues and performs effectively under pressure working within a fast paced environment
  • Strong numerical, analytical and excel skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • The ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast paced environment
  • The capability to prioritise their workload effectively and meet deadlines
  • Being a brand ambassador

The exciting part

  • We finish at 3pm on Fridays all year round!
  • A day off on your Birthday so it is all about you
  • Flexible working hours to manage your work-life balance
  • 25% staff discount & 3 enhanced discount weeks in the year across all Arcadia brands.
  • A day off at Christmas to get on top of the shopping
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Exclusive access to regular sample sales just for our employees

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More about this vacancy

Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
Not applicable