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About the job Buyers Admin Assistant

Buyer’s Admin Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and organised Buyer’s Admin Assistant to join our buying team at In The Style. This role works across multiple accounts supporting our buyers to deliver high quality products for the ITS customer.

This role is based in Manchester, with a requirement to attend the office regularly.

The Role

As a Buyers Admin Assistant, you will support the daily operational functions within your designated product team at ITS. You will learn to develop key cross functional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Supporting the buying teams to deliver their daily work to build commercial trend-led product ranges for the business that are loved by the ITS customer. They are collaborative, organised, great at time management, prioritising their time and making sure that tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.

In partnership with Merchandising and Design; our buying teams are responsible for the delivery of sales and profit targets through delivering fit for purpose, relevant product in collaboration with our celebrities and influencers.

Your most important tasks

Critical Path management

  • Maintaining critical path following sign off to ensure lead times are met and all styles hit delivery dates
  • Sample management- chasing photo samples, first samples and resubs
  • Ensure bibles are all up to date with dates and comments

General Admin

  • Keeping your area tidy and organised
  • Assisting buyer with preparing for meetings
  • Managing post
  • Provide general administrative duties including meeting prep
  • Communicating with suppliers and other departments in the business
  • Communicating over the phone/email/WhatsApp/WeChat
  • Use of google sheets in necessary
  • Managing the filing and disposable of all samples

eCommerce

  • Arranging shoot dates with studio and creative
  • Packing for campaign shoots with styling pieces
  • Ensuring all details (pricing, compositions, descriptions) are correct before launch

Quality Management and Product Performance

  • Attending fit sessions and recording comments as required
  • Assisting with QC issues

The way you’ll work

  • You are great at time management, prioritising your time and making sure that tasks are completed on time and to a high standard
  • You bring your best self to work every day, remaining consistently focused and positive, remaining adaptable to fast paced environment
  • Reviewing competitors and assisting with trade weekly and comp shops when necessary
  • Manage own workload and ensure all communication channels are checked, managed and actioned

How your impact will be measured

  • Critical path deadlines
  • Range sell-through
  • Budget management
  • Quality and product margin

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Ideally you will have undertaken an internship or similar in a fast fashion business
  • Fashion related degree or similar
  • Familiar with Microsoft 365/ Google workspace

What you'll get in return

  • Salary up to £20,000
  • Potential to achieve annual bonus
  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • 40% Discount on ITS clothing
  • Access to On-site gym