Footwear Buyer

Location: North West

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience


Footwear Buyer

Position: Footwear Buyer

Location: North West

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Job Reference No: B001

Recruiting Consultant: Olivia

Consultant Tel:  0161 511 0655



Footwear Buyer Overview

We are working on behalf of a highly successful fashion brand who are looking for a Footwear Buyer to join their dynamic team.

The Footwear Buyer will be working across Ladies and Mens casual and formal footwear.

Footwear Buyer Responsibilities

  • Developing, building, and planning ranges alongside the design and QA teams, ensuring they are in line with key critical path and marketing dates
  • Keeping on top of current and future trends, carrying out research and attending comp shopping trips
  • Regularly liaising with suppliers overseas, negotiating costs, etc and constantly reviewing ways margin can be improved
  • Monitoring and analysing sales figures, identifying what is selling well and ways the range can be improved
  • Attend regular fit sessions and buying meetings
  • Support and mentor junior members of the buying team
  • Identifying new ways of working to ensure the business stays streamlined and productive

Additional Information

The ideal candidate for the Footwear Buyer role will have a commercial, fast fashion eye and be analytical and creative with excellent communication and organisation skills.

Experience in a similar role is essential.


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