Buying Assistant

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Employer: Carpet Right

Salary: Competitive

Reference: carpetri/TP/31546/2351/541

Date added: 4 days ago

Online and in-stores across the country, our experts are bringing customers’ dreams to life. To continue being the best at what we do, we need the very best people. The big dreamers, go-getters and team players who thrive in fast-paced, high-energy environments.

With over 30 years at the forefront of an ever-evolving industry, we’re always looking for new ways to improve. Embracing new ideas and offering flexible solutions, both digitally and in-store to delight our customers, enhance their shopping experience and inspire our colleagues. And our work is only just beginning.

Our teams are constantly on the hunt for the best products in the market. Whether it’s discovering the next global trend or building great relationships with our valued partners, we’re working together to ensure Carpetright provides the ultimate customer experience in every way.

Role Purpose

The main purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for the Buying Team and the management of samples for stores and customers. Principally the role involves the updating and maintenance of product information on the product data-base, sample distribution for stores, ordering stock for customer samples and assisting the Buyers with ad-hoc tasks such as store queries, competitor analysis and SSO buying sample collation and organization.

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance of product data-bases
Sample order management (stores and customers)
Competitor promotion and price analysis
SSO buying sample collation and organisation
Showroom organisation
Dealing with store queries
Ad-hoc filing and clerical support

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Computer literate and skilled in Microsoft applications ideal
Experience of working in a Buying function essential

Personal Qualities

Knowledge of Microsoft systems PPT, Excel and Word
Excellent Organisational skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
A good communicator
A great team-player
Customer focussed
Confident and Approachable
Product Focused

Join us on our mission to deliver the best, and in return we’ll give you all the support and training you need to learn new skills, take on more responsibility and become the very best at what you do. Proud to be creating beautiful homes, proud to be driving the customer journey in the fast lane, and proud to be one of us.


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