Assistant Buyer/Category Manager

  • gs/abcm
  • Permanent Vacancies
  • £20,000-£25,000
  • St Albans

Date posted: May 28, 2021

Job Description

A successful, established eCommerce business are searching for an ambitious, driven and dedicated Assistant Buyer/Category Manager to join their team!

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop a new category and make a real contribution as well as the opportunity to drive your own professional development.

Job Title: Assistant Buyer/Category Manager
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: St Albans
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm with 1 shift of 1pm-9pm
+ possibly 1 in 4 Saturdays

Skills Required

• Previous experience within Category Management
• Knowledge within sales & marketing
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Great organisation and prioritisation skills


Conduct data analysis to identify market & consumer trends
Manage long-term category strategy
Support the management of annual budgets
Develop exit plans for unsuccessful products
Write & produce sales & marketing plans for the category
Manage online events to achieve conversion rates & sales targets
Test & measure the sales & marketing strategies to achieve & exceed KPIs

Additional Information

Company Benefits:
• 21 days annual leave
• Employee discount schemes
• Parking available onsite

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Smart10 Recruitment Group, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days if you have been shortlisted.

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