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26.07.2022

Sportsgirl

Buying Assistant (Accessories)

company: Sportsgirl
job title: Buying Assistant (Accessories)
location: Melbourne CBD
work type: Full-time
level: Mid-level

Role Description

An iconic Australian fashion institution, Sportsgirl is a leader in the fashion space. We’re always seeking the brightest stars to wear our stripes and pride ourselves on our fashionability and trends. Not only do we love to feature some of Australia’s most influential and inspirational women in our campaigns, but we also love to support young Australians.

We have a really exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Buying Assistant to join our Accessories team.

Based in our Head Office in Cremorne and reporting directly to our Buyer – Beauty, this position will proactively support the product development cycle and is an integral role within the team and business.

With your keen fashion sense, strong administrative capabilities and previous experience or exposure working directly with a Buyer or supporting the Buying function ideally in accessories, you will hit the ground running across the various facets and functions of the role and team aiming to improve the financial results of the business and achieve overall business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administration associated with the effective management of critical path
  • Management and preparation of weekly sales reports, products, merchandise rack, product analysis etc
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fashion trends aligned to the Sportsgirl customer
  • Communicate creative input and innovation for product development
  • Develop an understanding of the competitive marketplace for both physical and online stores
  • Maintain effective communication with all other departments as required

 

KEY SKILLS

  • Previous experience and exposure as a Buying Assistant ideally in Accessories or Beauty category
  • A LOVE for product, and a passion to grow in this field
  • Relevant education; Design/Buying/Merchandise Diploma or Business/Commercial degree
  • Knowledge of direct sourcing desirable
  • Experience undertaking administrative tasks
  • Competent in Microsoft Suite and Illustrator/Photoshop
  • A proactive, collaborative and adaptable nature

 

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