Buyers Admin Assistant Menswear

Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

TED’s guide to what the Buyers Admin Assistant  Menswear does round here…..

Working within UK and Europe side of the business as part of a strong team, supporting the menswear buying team.


  • Creating and updating the database for relevant product group.
  • contacting suppliers with       
    • product information
    • chasing proto and SMS prices
  • Sending orders/dockets to suppliers for Retail, Wholesale and International departments. Collating all units and ensuring these are regularly updated.
  • Raising all orders/dockets for SMS.
  • Setting up styles and putting costs and selling prices on the system
  • Maintaining the Costing sheet and Booking Bible for their specific area.
  • Copying design boards and maintaining the boards for retail
  • Ensure ‘add in/ in season’ product is shown to/ordered for Retail, wholesale and International.
  • Setting up for all presentations and managing the Buying Room samples
  • Working with VM where relevant to assist with outfits for windows and mannequins.
  • Working proficiently with the company system CIMS – full training given.
  • Raise and send PO’s.
  • Add costs and selling prices.
  • Trade – make sure product is pulled out for weekly trade meeting.
  • Bestsellers– ensure the product and notes are set up for the weekly best sellers presentation.
  • feedback on store visits including
    • maintenance of shop floor and visual merchandising
    • suitability of product
    • shop feedback on product

About You

  • Entry Level  - Retail experience required and knowledge an understand of Buying as a whole needed.
  • Relevant work experience in a Buying Head office environment beneficial.
  • Excel and Word – Proficient knowledge required.
  • CIMS – No experience required – training as and when required
  • Has a keen eye for fashion and understands commerciality.
  • Must be driven and motivated and have strong organizational and numeracy skills.
  • Need to be able to work to deadlines and thrive under pressure in a calm manner.
  • Have good communication skills, both written and verbal.

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