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$45,000 - $74,000
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Forever Evolving

Forever New is Australia's fastest growing fashion clothing and accessories brand. With more than 300 stores and a vast online presence across the globe, we have developed a strong community of fashion-lovers, designers, innovators, experts and creatives who have taken us from Melbourne to the world.

The Opportunity

Join Forever New as our Assistant Buyer and play a fundamental role in supporting the Buyer in managing critical paths, while assisting with all areas of production coordination across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Accountability – trading the department to maximise profit
  • Critical path - supporting the production process to ensure key dates are met
  • Supplier liaison
  • Range management and building - developing a profitable and cohesive range
  • Commercial aptitude

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Buyer looking to broaden their skill set with a Global retailer.

Key Experience

  • Previous Assistant Buying/Production experience
  • Qualification in fashion
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrable experience in the interpretation of trends with an excellent eye for detail
  • The ability to work at pace and in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent organisational skills and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to be highly commercial and make sound decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders

Company Culture & Benefits

Here at Forever New, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Forever New HQ is a fast-paced retail environment rapidly expanding across the globe. By the same token, we're all about a healthy, flexible work-life balance. That's why, as part of the Forever New family, you'll enjoy plenty of exciting rewards and benefits.

The perks:

  • Generous 40% employee discount and periodic family and friends’ discounts
  • Loyalty and birthday leave
  • Monthly afternoon tea with an early finish Friday
  • Well being and environmental incentives
  • Learning and development programs
  • Recognition program and service awards
  • Subsidized car parking
  • Thriving head office located in Richmond
  • Exposure to a global business based across 5 continents
  • Recruitment referral incentives

Whether we’re designing our latest fashion collection, expanding into a new international market, or providing expert styling advice to our loyal customers, these are a few of the rules we live by:

  • Think Customer
  • Respect for all
  • Keep it Simple
  • Take Responsibility
  • Act with Pace

Apply now to join our talented team.

Job details
Date posted
10 Oct 2019
$45,000 - $74,000
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident