Joules

Assistant Buyer - Accessories & Home

Department

Buying

Location

Market Harborough

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date:

30/07/2017

About the role

Joules is a premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage; quality, Britishness, family values, colour and humour make Joules stand out from the crowd. A true multi-channel lifestyle brand, Joules carefully designs clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, and children as well as an expanding range of homewares, and toiletries, with personality to match those of its customers’ colourful outlook!

To support our continued success, our Buying team of 25 is currently recruiting for an Assistant Buyer to join our smaller Accessories and Home team based at Head Office in Market Harborough, Leicestershire. This is within commutable distance from Leicester, Coventry, Northampton and Huntingdon. 

The role involves supporting the Senior Buyer – Accessories & Home in all aspects of the Buying function, to build the range and trade the department to meet their targets and deliver the Accessories & Home strategy.

You will liaise with suppliers and internal departments and maintain the critical path each season. You will be commercial and aware of external influences and would be expected to present your category’s performance to Senior Management, therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

You will currently be an experienced Assistant Buyer for a retailer looking for your next challenge with a premium lifestyle brand. You will possess a degree in Buying or have a fashion business related qualification. You will be a strong negotiator, analytical and organised, and have excellent PC skills. A real passion for Joules is a must along with the ability to select design that fits our brand

Our brilliant benefits include:

  • A bi-annual Clothing Allowance 
  • 50% Employee Clothing Discount
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Quirky ‘Thank You’ Schemes
  • 31 days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays

This is an amazing opportunity for the right individual to establish their career within one of the UK’s most colourful lifestyle brands. So if you don’t want to miss out on being part of something special – send your CV today!