Buying Assistant (6 Month Contract)

Job title: Buying Assistant (6 Month Contract)

Company: Sportsgirl

Job description: Buying Assistant ( 6 Month Contract)Job no: 515062Work type: Full timeLocation: Melbourne – CBD & Inner SuburbsCategories: BuyingThe Sportsgirl brand and our iconic bold stripes are a part of contemporary Australian culture. More than that, we’re a community of creative, passionate, dynamic, and innovative team members dedicated to translating the latest trends into must-have collections for our colourful, fun and fashion forward customers.We celebrate diversity and advocate inclusion, we’re committed to continuous learning and developing you in your career, team wellbeing and community engagement are genuinely and actively supported.As part of The Sussan Group – including Sussan and Suzanne Grae – we aim to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers, our people, and the planet.Our OpportunityBased in our Head Office in Cremorne, this Buying Assistant (6 Month Parental Leave Contract) position proactively supports the product development cycle and is an integral role within the team and business.You will be working closely and building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and will display initiative in supporting and partnering with the Buyer to improve the financial results of the business and achieve overall business objectives.Along with your sound knowledge and experience in creating CADS, your keen fashion sense and strong administrative capabilities, you will hit the ground running across the various facets and functions of the role and team while always learning and developing in this space.You will be assisting with the product development process, maintaining and developing effective supplier relationships and working closely with other teams and departments across the Sportsgirl brand.What your day-today will look like

  • Create CADS for trend collections
  • Administration associated order raising and order management and range sheets
  • Management and preparation of weekly sales reports, products, merchandise rack, product analysis etc
  • Effective management of all samples
  • Liaising with Planning team on any order changes and delivery updates
  • Communicate creative input and innovation for product development
  • Attend fit sessions to review garment on body and prepare fit samples
  • Daily communication with vendor base
  • Maintain effective communication with all other departments

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Relevant education; Design/Buying/Merchandise Diploma or Business/Commercial degree
  • Previous experience as a Buying Assistant in a fashion retail environment preferred
  • A LOVE for product, and a passion to grow in this field
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in creating CADS and using Illustrator, Indesign & Photoshop
  • Sound knowledge and proficiency in MS Suite
  • Experience in managing administration tasks
  • A proactive, collaborative and adaptable nature

Why work for Sportsgirl?We are committed to rewarding our team for the great work they do every day and are able to offer some amazing benefits including:

  • Free Onsite parking
  • Team Member product discount of 50%
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Career Development opportunities
  • Great team referral bonus
  • Flexible Working

Want to learn a bit more about working with us?You will be joining a collaborative, fun and supportive team with plenty of development opportunities, all while contributing towards a strong team culture.The Sussan Group is committed to supporting an inclusive recruitment process ensuring a fair recruitment experience. We celebrate diversity and advocate inclusion and are committed to building and fostering a diverse and accessible workplace and culture.Please advise us if you need any necessary access requirements or adjustments throughout the recruitment process.Advertised: 17 Jul 2024 AUS Eastern Standard TimeApplications close:

Expected salary:

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Thu, 18 Jul 2024 22:36:20 GMT

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