Buying Assistant

Job No: WHS77
Location: Woolloomooloo

  • Fantastic entry-level opportunity in Retail Buying
  • Work with a well-known, growing international brand
  • Fast-paced but relaxed, contemporary working environment

About the Company:


WHSmith is an historic British retailer focusing on news, books, and convenience, and is a renowned, competitive leader in the travel market worldwide. Our Australian operations, under which 7 brands currently operate, are rapidly expanding, and we are looking for an additional Buying Assistant to join the Head Office team and become a key part of the Commercial function.

About the Role:


Working across a range of interesting and diverse categories, supporting the team in all aspects of Buying, this is a great opportunity to grow your career, joining a department with a clearly defined path for advancement.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • A strong administrator with some experience in the world of retail. You might even be a recent graduate with a passion for retail 'behind the scenes'.
  • Confident in working with data - manipulation, analysis, and interpretation
  • Sound ability in Excel
  • Excellent numeracy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication 
  • Resilient and adaptable to a fast-paced and dynamic environment with ever-changing priorities
  • Professional with a sense of fun and vibrancy

There is a real opportunity here to make a positive impact within the team, and, as we continue to grow, to play a part in building the company culture.

Interested? Apply (via this website only), specifying your salary expectations.   

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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