Administration Assistant – Buying and Merchandising

JOB TITLE: Administration Assistant – Buying and Merchandising
REPORTING TO: Senior Buying and Merchandising Manager
LOCATION: Hybrid. Remote but within a commutable distance to Uxbridge (UB8)
SALARY: £22,000pa

Curvy Kate is a market-leading and award-winning international lingerie and swimwear brand. We specialise in the fuller bust from D to K cups and our company purpose is to make women feel fabulous about their figure!

We are a passionate and hard-working team, committed to giving the best to our roles and providing the greatest possible customer experience.

These are exciting times for the business and having seen dramatic growth last year we are targeting further growth for 2020 and beyond. We look for friendly, self-motivated people to join our team and help us achieve our goals.


About the role:

Reporting into the Senior Buying and Merchandising Manager, you will be providing daily administrative support to the buying and merchandising team. You will be responsible for processing orders onto Netsuite with a close attention to detail, review replenishment quantities to ensure our stock levels are set just right to really maximise those sales and using your great analytical skills to create size curves for our seasonal orders. Again, you will those analysis sales and send through weekly price changes to the Ecommerce team. You will also be responsible for ensuring the delivery process runs smoothly for all orders placed with our external brand suppliers, through to our warehouse booking in. 

Using your excellent excel skills to run reports and analyse the data, you will be a confident communicator in reporting your suggestions to the wider team. Furthermore, you’ll utilise those communication skills to build and maintain excellent relationships with our external brand suppliers. You will also assist in the brand set up in our Netsuite system.


About you:

You have an analytical mindset with strong mathematical skills and are keen to start your career in merchandising. You will be a competent, proactive and self-motivated person.  You will have a positive attitude and engage well with other people.

You should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be eager to deliver the best possible experience to our customers and stakeholders.

You have a genuine interest in developing a career within Merchandising and a passion for our brand, our vision and our core values to; Wow the Customer, Always be Better and to Work as a Team.

You will have the following qualifications / experience:

Essential Skills – 

  • Good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Computer literate and able to adapt to new systems quickly and efficiently
  • Good excel skills, including V-Lookup
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and confidently 

Desirable Skills -

  • Netsuite experience desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of the lingerie and fashion industry


What we offer:

£22,000 Salary

28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), rising by one day a year after 1 full year, to a maximum of 33.

Immediate start

40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, flexi/core hours

Remote/Hybrid working (but within a reasonable commutable distance to Uxbridge)

Company auto-enrol pension scheme

Medicash Employee Assistance Programme from your first day (including; virtual GP, prescription cover, optician and dental allowances, mental health support, gym and shopping discounts).

Health Care Scheme (with AXA, after 2 years’ service)

Generously discounted lingerie

Gifted half day working day holiday to celebrate your Birthday, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve!

A great fun and inclusive working environment with a bunch of people who are passionate about their role and how they contribute to the business.


How to apply:

Are you a good fit for this role and our culture? Click on apply now and send the following:

A copy of your CV together with a covering letter telling us what it is about Curvy Kate that attracts you to this role and why you are the right person for us. Please include one interesting fact about you that is NOT on your CV!

We will contact you to arrange an interview if successful. No agencies please.

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