Graduate Buying Assistant - Beauty

Compensation

: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Division:

Lookfantastic is Europe s No1 Online Destination for Premium Beauty. Our mission is to empower people globally to look and feel fantastic every day. To enable us to do this we have offices across the UK, Europe, America and Australia filled with passionate beauty fanatics who are committed to delivering rapid growth in this exciting industry. We work with over 800 of the world s greatest beauty brands such as MAC, Kerastase, GHD, Tom Ford and YSL to bring our customers the widest offering of beauty products from around the globe. Passion, innovation and commitment are key characteristics in this ever expanding team as we strive to become the Worlds No1 Online.

About the Role:

We are looking for a passionate, commercial and ambitious Buying Administration Assistant to assist in the day to day management of our Beauty Buying team, based in New York. You will work alongside the Buyers to ensure effective management of key brand partners. This is the perfect role for someone who is looking to build a career in beauty buying - gaining exposure to an ecommerce beauty buying function and learning and developing across the fundamental skills needed to become a Beauty Buyer!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the buying team to ensure product information is correct at all times
  • Updating prices, promotions and lead times
  • Raising and keeping track of purchase orders
  • Building relationships with external suppliers
  • Updating the buying reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Attending brand partner meetings with the Buyer
  • Recommending future trends, brand partners and commercial opportunities

Requirements

  • Graduate in a commercial discipline e.g business, economics etc
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to develop strong supplier relationships
  • Experienced Microsoft office user, especially Excel
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be proactive and use initiative to solve problems
  • Be numbers focused, positive and enthusiastic
  • A desire to build a career in Buying in the Beauty industry!

Associated topics: brand, broadcast, campaign, celebrity, digital, media, needs, promo, public relation, social media * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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