If your creative eye is seeking a new career within an ever changing, rewarding, visionary and fast paced environment, then why not evolve with us at Dorothy Perkins as a Senior Buyer on a 12 month FTC! Our unique test and repeat model makes us stand apart and allows us to react fast when bringing the product to market! As a Senior buyer you will be responsible for supporting your team to ensure the department is proactively seeking opportunities that will continuously improve the buying function in the business
We're Dorothy Perkins, a brand for every woman, every day. Built on trust and heritage, we deliver quality pieces at great prices and have been dressing and inspiring women for more than 100 years. By developing inclusive collections that offer the latest trends, each item works for all the moments that matter to our customers.
Our vision is simple. We want to give our incredible customers what they want, when they want it. Our unique test and repeat model is the secret to our success. We travel the world and buy small quantities across a wide range - this lets us see what customers like, then we buy more. Seeing the popularity of our choices and products gives us a feeling of satisfaction and a job well done. We admit it's addictive and a real source of pride for us.
What you'll be doing
Uses the WSSI to make informed and strategic decisions within the defined parameters of the role.
Undertakes product development and develops proposition as area of business grows.
Works in conjunction with the Head of Buying, Head of Merchandising and directors, to influence strategic plans and developments.
Ensures effective communication with junior, assistant and trainee buyers in designates areas and across the entire department.
Completes buying trips as needed within UK and internationally.
Liaises with marketing and eCommerce teams to develop and maintain professional working relationships and ensure sales are maximised through the site and in line with overall strategy.
More about you
- Experience within a previous buying role.
- Passionate about being an ambassador for the brand.
- A team player. Someone who enjoys going above and beyond to support others in the team where needed, especially during peak times.
- Always striving to improve not only themselves, but the department's operation. Outside the box thinking.
We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We want you to think big. Think creatively. Be bold. Be brave.