- Develop and maintain a detailed knowledge of the sports / fashion market.
- Understand consumer behaviors and product / brand preferences
- Understand brand positioning, strategies, product ranges and pricing
- Forecast future performance trends at category and line level
- Undertake seasonal reviews and analysis with the Merchandising team
- Define future season strategies and financial plans with the Merchandising team
- Attend seasonal selection meetings with brands
- Build category and brand assortments in line with agreed plan
You will be working as a Buying professional within a branded fashion retail environment, and have experience in the following
- Branded Buying experience working already as an Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer or Buyer/ Senior Buyer level
- Ideally from a fashion background within a Multichannel trading environment
- Have an interest in fashion/retail
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills at all levels
- Commercial Awareness Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Strong communication skills both written and oral.
- Numerical and Analytical.
- Willingness to make working relationships both internally as well as externally.