Buyers Assistant – Outdoor Leisure

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Buyers Assistant - Outdoor Leisure

Remuneration: market-related 
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Junior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #CUMG-4862
Company: Cape Union Mart - Head Office

Job description

The Outdoor Leisure team is currently searching for a Buyer’s Assistant to assist the senior buyer with product / sample management and administrative duties across the portfolio. The successful candidate should be a problem solver, organized, self-motivated, thrive under pressure, and have a keen eye for detail and design.
The successful candidate will be someone who is dynamic, has a keen eye for design, appreciates beauty and innovation, has great flare, is knowledgeable and a learner at heart and is pro-active in all aspects of the job.
Role and responsibilities:
  • Sample management which includes
  • Sample requests and follow up,
  • Sample preparation for reviews & meetings;
  • Sample handover to online photography & marketing; and
  • Sample room organization
  • Tracking and following up on approvals and preproduction sample submission and the approval process
  • Update product lists and reports with correct imagery and information
  • Liaising with the marketing and online departments
  • Prep for meetings and shoots
  • Deal with all requests that come through
  • Online product management
  • Ensure all products submitted to photography are uploaded onto the product image library
  • Ensuring that products are successfully loaded online by the launch date
  • Set-up, prep for and assist in meetings
  • Administrative duties (Order management, price changes, store comms)
Experience
  • Matric / Gr12
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (advantageous)
  • A minimum of two year’s experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Must be Computer literate and Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Leisure product knowledge (advantageous)
Competencies required:
  • Time management
  • The ability to multitask would be crucial
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An effective team player
  • Results and solution driven
  • Resilient and tenacious with high energy levels in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to prioritise, manage time, maintain high levels of drive & initiative under pressure
  • Detail-orientated and accurate
  • Proactive, innovative, passionate, committed, self-motivated, driven and trustworthy
  • Willing to go the extra mile



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