Buyer Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Buyer Assistant Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Buyer Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Buyer Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Buyer Assistant job descriptions contained factories as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

factories
75%
critical path
54%
assistant buyer
50%
product development
40%
buying admin assistant
29%
buying assistant
29%
new product set up
29%
purchase orders
29%
sample management
29%
trends
29%
junior buyer
22%
buying
22%
sign off
22%
sourcing
22%
range building
22%
admin
20%
merchandising
20%
excel
20%
orders
17%
import merchandiser
17%
imports
17%
senior assistant buyer
13%
christmas
9%
product
9%
far east
9%
fmcg
9%
garden
9%
budgets
9%
buyer
9%
margin
9%
fashion buying
9%
trade fairs
9%
warehouse
6%
assistant merchandiser
6%
goods
6%
ordering
6%
fashion
6%
trade
6%
electrical products
4%
apparel
4%
maths
4%
account management
4%
trade counter
4%
internal sales
4%
driver
4%
customer service
4%
senior assistant merchandiser
4%
stock control
4%
controller
2%
training
2%
fulfilment
2%
returns
2%
purchasing
2%
management
2%
merchandise
2%
time management
2%
accessories
2%
qc
2%
graduate level
2%
administrative support
2%
retail
2%
manchester
2%
junior merchandising
2%
brands
2%
sales
2%
fashion design
2%
communication skills
2%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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