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Senior Assistant Buyer - Full Time

 

Blacksmith Store is a London-born menswear retailer focussed on fairly priced, hard wearing goods for daily use. We operate a number of in-house brands as well as import exclusive branded goods with a focus on USA and Japanese manufactured workwear and blanks.

 

Our design, office and fulfilment HQ is located in Northamptonshire. We are seeking a Senior Assistant Buyer to aid with the growth of our in-house and own-brand collections.

 

The Senior Assistant Buyer role is an entirely new position within the company and we are looking for the right individual to join us during this period of fast growth, and into the future. Our in-house branded collections have grown from 0 to over 300 premium retailers in 3 years, with continued plans for expansion and the introduction of new brands. Working alongside our designer and founder, the assistant buyer will be able to work across all menswear categories, with an opportunity to help build our product team, as we continue to grow.

 

 

The Job

 

  • Sourcing and developing products
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
  • Overseeing the fitting and sealing of samples
  • Working within a team to build out range plans, seasonal collections and ad-hoc product
  • Identifying opportunities and working with the design team on new products
  • Managing the critical path and identifying timeline risks and implications
  • Making decisions related to supplier selection and pricing negotiations
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    About You

     

  • Has previous Fashion Buying experience as an Assistant Buyer within Menswear
  • Have existing relationships with relevant suppliers and manufacturers
  • Passionate about the industry and product
  • Has a strong understanding of our customer
  • Is highly organised and able to work independently across multiple categories
  • Has great attention to detail regarding product
  • Has the ability to build strong relationships with our suppliers
  • Is able to communicate and present clearly and effectively to all levels
  • A willingness to travel globally to meet suppliers
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    Details

     

  • Based in NN6, Northamptonshire
  • 3 days minimum office attendance per week required
  • Part-time, pro rata roles can be discussed, based on the individual
  • Uniform allowance
  • Family and friends discount
  • Team lunches and drinks
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    Please e-mail your CV and a cover letter to us at: admin@blacksmith-store.com