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Womenswear Buying Admin Assistant

Country : United Kingdom

Region : London

County : Greater London


Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Experience : Less than 2 years

Company description

The Reiss philosophy centres on creating and producing directional, design-led menswear, womenswear and accessories. Reiss prides itself with an uncompromising commitment to delivering innovative, original products combining exceptional design, quality and value.

At the heart of our business are our people. We all have a part to play in our continued success. Our people values are integral to this and support the entrepreneurial spirit that Reiss was built on:


Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Womenswear Buying Admin Assistant to join our Buying Team based at our Central London Head Office. In return you will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits!


The Role

As our Womenswear Buying Admin Assistant, you will report to the Womenswear Assistant Buyer and Womenswear Buyer. You will work alongside the Merchandisers, Product Developers and Designers to deliver balanced and exciting ranges for all areas of the Reiss Brand. Also, you will be responsible for the support and ownership of admin tasks within the Buying Department.

Responsibilities of our WW Buying Admin Assistant will include:
  • Build relationships with suppliers through launching colour lab dips, strike off’s and trim sourcing
  • Liaise with Suppliers to order Buying samples, and ensure samples are sent on time
  • Prepare meeting rooms ensuring all materials for Buy Meetings & Franchise Meetings are organised
  • Ensure sample rails are managed and maintained
  • Attending weekly progress meetings to manage the critical path to ensure product is delivered on time
  • Work closely with other departments to keep the teams updated on product selection, and help drive sales
  • Ensure the department remains organised and tidy through filing system
  • Drive processes in order to take responsibility of the organisation of the samples on the department
  • Keeping up to date on what is happening in fashion both online and retail world
  • Understand and enthuse about the product, relating this to current trends and the Brand values

Our WW Buying Admin Assistant will have the following skills and experience:
  • Driven and focused in their career
  • Works well in a team and uses their own initiative
  • Previous experience within a Buying Head Office team, or has completed a related Degree
  • A genuine interest in fashion and our brand
  • Highly organised with excellent time keeping skills, able to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work methodically in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach, with the ability to multitask

If you think you have the skills and experience required to start your story as our Womenswear Buying Admin Assistant then don’t miss out - apply now!

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