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Junior/Assistant Buyer - Beauty at The Hut Group
New York City, NY, US

DESCRIPTION

THG is one of the World's fastest growing, and most profitable online Beauty retailers. THG culture is fast-paced and risk-taking – we like to move twice as fast as any normal person thinks is reasonable.

We are now going global, focused squarely on building a world class platform and team and are hiring for a driven, motivated and highly capable Buying Executive or Junior Buyer, depending on experience, to join us and make a significant impact on our business,Beauty brands and customers.

You must be organised, ambitious and with a keen eye for detail. A positive attitude, the ability to react quickly, proactivity and able to use your initiative is essential for success in this role. You must possess a strong interest in developing a career in Buying, be creative, enthusiastic and eager to develop yourself and the department.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Assist in the management of administration and set ups in the buying team
  • Support in the management of the supply base to maximise sales and margins, developing the ranges and driving growth
  • Complete regular competitor analysis to ensure our ranges and prices are competitive
  • Have a clear understanding of the customer base and their requirements in terms of style, quality and price
  • Analyse performance by product type throughout the season highlighting any gaps in the range and opportunities
  • Liaise with the trading team to make sure all products, ranges and promotions are planned and presented in the best possible way
  • Develop promotional plans and obtain optimal space onsite, on emails and through affiliates
  • Stock management and support in developing the improvement of our replenishment model driving availability
  • Confidently identify gaps within the market that can be fulfilled with the in house printing facility.
  • Ensure all KPIs are achieved, including sales, margin, stock and P&L targets
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to develop strong supplier relationships
  • Experienced Microsoft office user, especially Excel
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be proactive and use initiative to solve problems
  • Be numbers focused, positive and enthusiastic
  • Full and clean driving license is essential

BENEFITS

Competitive Salary plus benefits and discounts

Rapid Career progression and Training




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