If you are looking to start your retail career within buying this Buying Admin Assistant opportunity, a 6 month fixed term contract could provide you with an excellent grounding in commercial trading and the perfect stepping stone to help you to achieve your career aspirations.
Working as part of a team, you will be providing administrative support to the Buying Teams, including preparation of documentation, raising and tracking orders, setting up new suppliers on the system, distributing and filing internal and external documentation.
Argos is on a journey to become a digital retail leader. Our goal is to provide customers with a state-of-the-art experience to suit the digital age, no matter what channel they use. To achieve this, we’re transforming every area of the business, from new concept stores and new technologies to innovative and compelling product ranges. This is the perfect time to join us in thinking big, acting boldly - and exploring the full potential of our brand.
What you will do:
Support the Buying Teams
Liaise with IT, Multichannel and internal teams
Manage, distribute and ensure accuracy of all internal and external documents; accurately input and maintain data within company systems
Liaise with suppliers to: source product samples and digital assets; obtain information and resolve queries
Develop and implement process for in-house photographic library
Be responsible for extensive market and competitor research.
Support a number for processes and roll outs in the area.
Be responsible for pulling together, executing and reviewing promotions.
Passionate about a career within retail buying
Educated to a degree level of with excellent GCSEs / A- Levels results
An excellent communicator – confident at all levels and across multiple teams
Well organised with ability to handle multiple tasks
A logical Thinker and Problem Solver
An individual with strong numeracy and literacy skills, with great attention to detail
Self-motivated with a strong drive to achieve
What you’ll get in return:
At Argos, as well as the usual company benefits, which include, 24 days holiday, save as you earn scheme, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme, you will work in an exciting environment, with the potential to develop your skills for a career that fits with your own aspirations.