Assistant Buyer

Job no: 499775
Work type: Full Time, Salary Full Time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Buying, Other

City Beach is an icon of the Australian Retail industry, with a rich history spanning over 30 years. We are a Brisbane based Company with our Head Office based in the Brisbane CBD and our Distribution Centre located in Murarrie.  We have 60+ store locations nationally with representation in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and the Northern Territory, and plans for future growth.


The role:

Currently City Beach has an exciting entry level opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join the City Beach Buying Team.

Duties will include:

  • Filing department budgets, catalogues and purchase orders
  • Monitoring Department and store comparisons
  • Store stock allocations
  • Co-ordinating the booking of all appointments for buyers including range showings and supplier appointments.
  • Liaising regularly with domestic and international suppliers
  • Organising ranges – pick up / drop offs, laying department into months etc.
  • Range room maintenance
  • Returning samples
  • Writing of purchase orders 
  • Checking purchase orders and order confirmations
  • Monitoring cancellations and changes to delivery date
  • Possibility to attend buying trips – locally and internationally

What we are looking for:

To be considered you must have:

  • Sound MS Word, Excel and Outlook skills
  • Well- developed communication and organisation abilities
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • The ability to identify trends
  • Brand analysis and identification skills
  • Tertiary Qualifications in commerce or a related field, preferred by not essential


Why join us?

Here are just some of our perks:

  • We offer a 35% Team Member discount
  • Invitations to great parties thrown by City Beach and our brands/ suppliers
  • Access to corporate rates for banking, health insurance and gym membership
  • Career development opportunities within our Buying Team
  • Work in a business with a national scope and impact a workforce of over 4000 employees

If this sounds like you and you’re ready to step into your next adventure with an iconic Australian business, then please Apply Now!

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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