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Merchandiser/Buyer Brighton

Merchandiser/Buyer

Head Office – Outskirts of Brighton (BN1 8AP)

37.5 hours per week

Circa £32,000.00

At Capital Hair and Beauty Ltd we provide cutting edge hair & beauty products direct to the industry. We are a family business established over 60 years ago, now a major national hair & beauty business.

We’re looking for an experienced, product-savvy Merchandiser/Buyer to join us on our hair team. You will  ideally also have both merchandising and buying experience along with a real passion for product, to help bring our stores to life and to ensure we have a strong product offering and are staying ahead of the competition. You’ll be based at our friendly head office team, on the outskirts of Brighton.

Job Description:

This is new role within team and previous experience of working in a similar head office role is essential. We need someone who can quickly take charge of the role and make it their own.

This is a very varied role in which you’ll be assisting the Buying Manager with the running of the department. Responsibilities include managing stock, new introductions and range changes, managing pricing and margins whilst driving sales and profit. Also, you’ll be working alongside marketing managing bi monthly promotions, meeting with and building supplier relationships, and working with the Buying Manager to achieve maximum sales and profitability.

In addition, you will be expected to manage the team in the absence of the Buying Manager, therefore previous experience of people management is desirable.

You’ll ideally have:

  • 2-3 years of solid experience in a previous merchandising role, similar industry would be advantageous.
  • A high level of accuracy and literacy to interpret and input information.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Passion for hair and beauty products and tracking current trends.

If you would like to progress and develop your career with a successful entrepreneurial company then visit our website www.capitalhairandbeauty.co.uk for details of how to apply.

We thank you for your interest in working for Capital Hair & Beauty and for taking the time to apply today.

Due to the high interest our roles receive, we are unable to respond to everyone individually and therefore only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

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For the recruitment of this role the Company is not basing decisions on automated decision making.