Entry Level Buyer
Clifton, Bristol

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Job Description:
Bath & Unwind, part of the 2T Limited group, is an online beauty, skin and hair care retailer with offices in Bristol. At Bath & Unwind we specialise in stylish, therapeutic bath and beauty products for men and women, sourced globally and hand-picked for our collection.

We are seeking an entry level buyer to work within our fast paced, dynamic buying team. This is a varied role in a growing company, with a lot of scope for development. You will be working with the world’s most premium and niche beauty brands. We believe that personality is equally as important as talent and experience and we want people with a positive outlook, who can offer ideas and solutions to make us even better at what we do. Every member of our team has been instrumental in the shaping and direction of our company, and we promise this will be no different for you.

We believe the online beauty industry, and our part of it, is only just scratching the surface of its global potential. We need proactive people to help us successfully increase our market share.

Responsibilities:
Accurately placing stock purchase orders and assisting with administration on all purchase orders being placed by the department with daily supplier communication. Full responsibility for the goods-in process, stock management and warehouse liaison, monitoring and controlling warehouse performance. Procurement of all packaging requirements and recording and analysing packaging usage. On-going support to the buyer and head buyer.

Desired skills and experience:
• An ambition to develop a career in buying, with the drive to succeed in a challenging environment.
• A strong commercial awareness and knowledge of online retail
• A calm yet assertive and tenacious approach to problematic situations
• Highly numerate with excellent analytical ability
• Solid admin skills, an organised nature with acute attention to detail
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills.
• Intermediate level PC skills
• Educated to at least A’ level standard or equivalent.
• Minimum 1 year’s experience in a buying team or retail head office.

We can offer you:
If beauty products are your thing (which hopefully they are!) you will have access to more samples and testers than you can possibly imagine and yes, we actively encourage that you try everything! Regular office days out, a casual dress code, a generous product allowance, staff discount and a pension scheme are all part of the deal and we are based in a lovely city location in Bristol amongst shops, boutiques and cafes.

Salary:
From £19,000
To apply for this fantastic opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why are you are suitable for this role.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: MARCH 6.

No agencies, please.

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