Specialists in the design, development, sourcing and supply of quality consumer leisure goods

TOY/LEISURE BUYER

Section Buying
Location Heathfield, Newton Abbot
Contract Permanent
Salary £30,000 - £40,000
Benefits Healthcare cashback scheme, 25% in store discount, 50% on-line discount, pension (if applicable), 31 days holiday p.a. (pro rata)
Hours of Work 40 hours per week
Closing Date Friday 22nd February 2019

TOY/LEISURE BUYER

Job Role:

We are looking for a confident and dynamic Toy buyer, to manage and oversee our toy division. Over the last couple of years our Toy brands has grown significantly throughout the UK and the World. As a result, the need has arisen to fill this new and exciting role. The successful candidates will have a proven track record of developing products and brands within the Toy industry.

Desired Skills & Knowledge

  • A detailed knowledge of buying practices within the toy industry
  • Extensive knowledge of products and supply chain
  • Line management skills
  • Accountability for achieving company margin requirements
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to network and influence people
  • Excellent communication skills, internal and external
  • Numeracy skills and proficiency using IT
  • Good organisation skills, ability to multitask and lead a team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to take risks
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Commercial awareness
  • Creative flair
  • A passion for product.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a buyer you will be responsible for Identifying, Sourcing and Developing a range of products within the toy category
  • Analyse and maintain suitable stock levels
  • Lead negotiations for all products and manage supplier relationships
  • Maintain and update pricing and supplier data
  • Accountability for achieving company margin requirements
  • Travel to attend UK and Overseas suppliers trade shows will be required

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • shop discount
  • online discount
  • Company sponsored healthcare scheme

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How to apply?

If you would like to apply for this job vacancy with Wilton Bradley Ltd please use the link below to download the job application. Please send your completed application form to The Human Resource Department, 8 Wentworth Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6TL. For enquiries please contact us at hr@wiltonbradley.co.uk.

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