Anthropologie - Senior Assistant Buyer - Gift & Entertainment

  • Location
  • London
  • Salary
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Anthropologie – Senior Assistant Buyer, Gift and Entertaining

    Because of the diversity within our brand it takes something different to be part of the Anthropologie team.

    We are looking for someone who loves the brand and is as passionate as we are with a positive and can do attitude.

    • Supports buyer to build a balanced, commercial and profitable range.
    • Strong fashion eye with full understanding of the customer’s needs.
    • Organises department meetings internally and externally.
    • Manages the critical path ensuring all stock is received in a timely manner.
    • Manages BA independently from buyer and seeks to improve ways of driving department effectiveness through training, communication and feedback.
    • Drives improvement of team and vendor communication and management.
    • Demonstrates key role in managing department alongside and in absence of the buyer.
    • Clearly communicates with team and cross- functional departments within the business.
    • Understanding of current trade, analysis and future strategy.
    • Effective negotiation with vendors to maximise profit.
    • Pro-actively carries out comp shops and researches trends.
    • Presents to senior management in absence of buyer.
    • Deputises in fits in buyer’s absence.
    • Sourcing new brands and attending tradeshows – feedback to buyer.
    • Demonstrates logical thinking and clear approach to workload in pressurised environment.

    To be a successful candidate you will have strong commercial awareness, business acumen and numerical skills. If you have a keen eye for details and the ability to motive and work well in a team we want to hear from you.