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Buyer / Product Development Assistant - Textiles

North London, London


£22,000 - £30,000


Buying / Product Development Assistant - Textiles London N4 £22k to £30k + benefits

Develop your career in Buying and Product Development with this successful North London textile importer & distributor

The Role

As Buyer / Product Development Assistant you will provide efficient & effective administrative support to the Buying Director throughout the product development, from initial design concept to product delivery. Your responsibilities will include:

  • contributing to decisions regarding the product range
  • tracking product through lifecycle, understanding demand / colour trends / future opportunities
  • preparation of sales data / trading packs
  • commissioning new designs & product specifications
  • following up on all product development with international offices
  • management of samples & swatch library
  • attending key trade shows / building effective customer relationships
  • liaising effectively with Sales, Stock Management, & Warehouse teams

The Company

Our London based client is one of Europe's leading importers and distributors of quality products from around the world. Design and quality is at the heart of the business, and the customer portfolio is extensive and growing. They supply many major retailers and pride themselves on exceeding customer's expectations in service levels, product, design, innovation, quality and price. They operate from offices and two large warehousing facilities in the UK with their own dedicated sourcing offices / fulfilment centres in China and India.

The Person

As Buying Assistant - Textiles you will have experience within a buying / product development role. With a knowledge or interest in textiles or homeware products, and a strong understanding of colour, pattern and scale, you will also have the following:

  • self-motivation and enthusiasm
  • good attention to detail / excellent organisational / time management skills
  • competent using Word / Excel / Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • ability to use your own initiative / work unsupervised
  • excellent communication skills

If you wish to be considered for the role of Buyer / Product Development Assistant, please forward your CV quoting reference 303512A.


Applications are invited with experience in: buyer product development assistant buying assistant textiles import trade sales London

ThreePeople advertises vacancies on behalf of clients. If your CV matches our client's requirements, we will forward your details to them to confirm your suitability. By applying for this role, you consent to the submission of your details for this purpose only. Any data processed will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be not be retained by ThreePeople for a period longer than 6 months.

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