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Buying Assistant - London

Employer
Sofa.com
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Buying Assistant - London

Company Description

Frasers Group started as a small store in Maidenhead in 1982 and from there, grew to become a global powerhouse. We are now a collection of the world's most iconic brands.

We're reimagining retail and believe the higher the risk, the greater the reward. We've never been afraid to push forward and change the way the industry operates, diversifying our portfolio and elevating stores. We're not sitting back - there's no room for hesitation.


Job Description

To assist the Buying team in all aspects, with particular focus on market analysis, new product development, product range planning, digital imagery, stores/ ecommerce/ marketing support, and systems data management.

Product Management

  • Master critical path and priority management
  • Master systems and processes
  • Creating products in the system and maintaining up to date and accurate data Monitor NPD with factories to keep records of changes and decisions
  • Collate comprehensive product briefs and launch packs to communicate product information to marketing, retail and ecommerce to secure timely launches
  • Develop digital imagery of ranges to be accurate and commercial in alignment with ecommerce /marketing KPIs
  • Display and constantly build on strong product and trend knowledge
  • Support Marketing shoots
  • Answer customer/ showroom queries swiftly, accurately and commercially
  • Undertake showroom / supplier visits as and when required, participating actively in selections and follow-up on quotations
  • Carry out competition analysis and draw strategic recommendations
  • Bring new ideas to improve sales performance, or propose new ranges / Brands aligned with the strategy and positioning

Qualifications

  • Systems knowledge including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Passion for Home
  • Graduate level, design/furniture background preferred.


Additional Information

An opportunity like this at Frasers is for the fearless. The potential is massive, the experience unrivalled. To be able to make the most of it you need to live and breathe our principles:

  • Think without limits - Think fast, fearlessly, and take the team with you.
  • Own it and back yourself - Own the basics, own your role and own the results.
  • Be relevant - Relevant to our people, our partners and the planet.

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