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BUYER | HIGH WYCOMBE | FTC

We’re looking for an amazing Buyer to join our Buying team and play a key role in managing our relationships with our suppliers, working collaboratively to create competitive marketing plans to maximise sales and to deliver on key business KPIs.

You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day relationships with our suppliers, making sure that stock, sales, and performance all deliver.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Create a strong 360 commercial plan that is truly Online and Offline (O+O), encompassing promotional strategy, new launches, experiential in store events and digital activations across e-comm, CRM and social platforms.
  • Negotiate improved terms and retros with every supplier annually.
  • Continue to build a product range that gives The Perfume Shop a point of difference to remain one step ahead of the competition and to seize opportunities first.
  • Keep tabs on stock availability, working with the merchandising team to keep stock healthy and all KPI’s met.
  • Maintain good national and regional awareness of our customers and key trends, always thinking customer first to ensure The Perfume Shop remain one step ahead whilst maintaining a good knowledge of changes in the industry and possible implications to The Perfume Shop.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • A positive attitude to the role, with the ability to work within a team as well as with other teams and departments.
  • Organisational, and prioritizing skills, with the ability to make quick adjustments to your priorities and workload.
  • An eye for improvement and streamlining, especially when dealing with everyday processes.
  • Knowledge of the retail industry and customer behaviour, with previous experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of building a digital support strategy across eCommerce, CRM and Social platforms.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN

  • Hybrid Working! 3 days office and 2 days off-site
  • Discretionary Bonus – We love to share our success with you! 
  • Access to our ‘Benefits Bottled’ platform full of scentsational benefits.
  • Buy & Sell Holiday scheme, Life Assurance, and beneficiary’s programme.
  • 30% staff discount, as well as discounts at Superdrug and Three Mobile.
  • Round the clock support from our partnership with RetailTrust.
  • Cycle to work scheme for those who don’t mind riding up the hills of High Wycombe.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy additional days.

OUR HIRING PROCESS

  1. You find or get sent this job advert, read it, and feel like you’re the perfect person.
  2. You send in your application to let us know you’re interested.
  3. We see your application, get excited, and give you a call.
  4. You’ll meet us twice, and we’ll get to know each other
  5. You’ll begin your journey with us and let everyone know how great your new job is.

“We’re a sociable bunch of down-to-earth people, who enjoy our work and each other’s company”

Agencies: We are not accepting speculative CV’s or profiles and kindly request that you refrain from contacting us.  

 

The Perfume Shop does not, under any circumstances, make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of any prohibited ground, including but not limited to race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law or prohibited by Company policy. The Perfume Shop is committed to a healthy, safe and inviting work environment where harassment of any kind will not be tolerated.

 

Location

Cypress House,Coronation Road,Cressex Business Park,HIGH WYCOMBE,HP12 3SU

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