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Trainee in Marketing and Purchasing

Reference:
PER6737
Job Role (s):
Business and Customer Support
Salary:
£20,500 Per Annum
Town/City:
West Midlands, Birmingham
Contract Type:
Permanent

Are you seeking a career rather than a job?

Our client is a successful and well established retailer with over 300 stores nationwide. Due to significant growth they are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join their Commercial team and start their career in Marketing/Purchasing.

If you are looking to develop a career in Marketing, buying, purchasing or procurement - read on!

You'll be working as part of a dynamic team as a full time Buying and Marketing Assistant, supporting a fast paced commercial team with their daily operations.

Daily responsibilities will include:

*Supporting the Marketing Manager with creating and checking leaflet content.
*Placing orders and managing customs importation documents
*Dealing with suppliers' delivery and stock queries as well as providing admin support to the buying team
*Keeping accurate records and reporting on sales trends
*Providing general admin and telephone support as required

The successful candidate will be:

*An excellent communicator, strong Customer Service skills and confident in dealing with people at all levels
*Strong organisational skills and able to work to deadlines
*Good numeracy and literacy skills and excellent with all Microsoft packages and generally good at picking up systems and processes, although full training will be given
*Experience with Adobe InDesign would be helpful but not essential

A degree or equivalent in any subject would be preferable, although not essential. What is important is your positive attitude and commitment to work hard and learn.

This is a unique opportunity for a driven and detail orientated person to establish their career within a very successful and growing retail organisation.

If you have the required experience and attributes required for the vacancy, please get in touch ASAP

Thank you for your interest in this role. We will assess your application against the essential criteria for the role. We aim to let you know within 48-hours if your application is to be progressed.

If you do not hear from us within the time frame, you are not successful on this occasion, please continue to respond/apply to future roles we advertise. We will not retain your details in line with Data Protection guidance.

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