Softlines Private Brands Buying Apprentice

Recruiter
AMAZON UK SERVICES LTD.
Location
1, Worship Street, London, EC2A 2FA
Salary
£27,040.00 annually
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
VAC001587003
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
Who you will be working for?

Amazon are the world's largest retailer, with one of the most immediately recognisable brand names on the market and a ubiquity with e-commerce. They have 689 apprentices currently on-programme and growing, a testament to the investment they put into their people.

What you will be doing?

The purpose of this role is to assist the Softlines Private Brands Brand Management (aka Buying) team in identifying, developing, buying and launching Private Brand products that our global customers will love. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across a number of different brands and product categories, working with our team of Brand Managers. This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice looking to get a holistic view of the process of building fashion brands.

What skills will you develop?
  • Negotiation
  • Communication skills
  • Taking High Levels of Responsibility
  • Organisation skills
  • Working Independently

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Critical Path Management
  • Working with Designers and Suppliers
  • Using Excel to track the dev process.
  • Liaising with vendors
  • Working with PR and Marketing teams


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A general understanding of the fashion e-commerce environment
  • Strong Excel and data analysis skills


Personal qualities

  • Passion for fashion and basic understanding of fashion buying
  • Flexible and willing to learn quickly


Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades B/6 or above (or equivalent) in English and maths
  • 3 A-Levels (or equivalent)


Future prospects

Amazon employees are encouraged to enter different roles, take on new challenges and learn new skills. Our internal transfer opportunities and expanding career development programs help employees build their career on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Benefits:
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Optional medical care package
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Amazon purchases discount

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