Why work for us?
AlexandAlexa.com is one of the U.K’s leading online children’s wear retailers, selling coveted international fashion and sportswear brands, from the traditional to the cutting-edge. Our portfolio includes some of the leading global brands in the industry such as Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Nike, Adidas and Lacoste. AlexandAlexa aims to bring “The World’s Best Kids Brands” to discerning parents at the click of a button
AlexandAlexa.com are regularly seeking talented people to join our fast growing company. Please send all CVs and covering letters to email@example.com - we'd love to hear from you.
Buying Admin Assistant
We are looking for a Buying Admin Assistant to join our Fashion and Footwear Buying team. Alex and Alexa is home to the World’s Best Kids Brands and is a fast paced, dynamic retailer with a real focus on training and development. We expect hard work, but it is a friendly environment where we have fun and celebrate our successes.
Key responsibilities include:
• Providing daily general admin support to the Buying department
• Raising orders and checking order confirmations
• Competitor analysis
• Supporting buyers on Buying appointments
Skills and experience
While retail experience would be beneficial, it is not essential. The key skills we would like you to have are:
• An understanding of current trends
• Strong IT Skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent written and numeracy skills
• Fashion degree preferable, but not essential
In terms of personal fit, this role will be right for you if you:
• Self-motivated, organised and driven
• Personable approach with strong communication skills
• Can work in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines even when under pressure
• Have good commercial acumen
To apply for this position please send a CV and cover letter, outlining why you think you would be an asset to this role, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Buying and Merchandising Intern
We are looking for two Buying Interns for three-month work experience placements at AlexandAlexa. You will have the opportunity to shadow and work with the Buying Admin Assistants, understanding and experiencing their day-to-day roles, as well as spending time with the Buyers and Senior Buyer, giving you exposure to the more strategic, supplier-facing nature of their positions. Examples of the types of projects you could be involved in include preparing trend presentations, updating Buying sheets, checking order confirmations, selecting products for marketing materials, attending buying appointments and reviewing our website for potential improvements
As a small company with a friendly, interactive nature, you will also have the opportunity to be involved with other departments that may be of interest to you so that you get rounded knowledge of our company and the most out of your experience.
We are looking for bright, enthusiastic, commercially-aware individuals with a passion for fashion and childrenswear, good Excel skills and an ability to effectively manage your time. Ideally you will have retail experience and strong current trend analysis for Buying plus an excellent eye for detail, energy and a desire to learn. If this sounds like you and you are available to start immediately, please apply with a CV and covering letter to email@example.com
Please note that this is an unpaid position, although we will cover reasonable lunch and travel expenses.