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

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Junior Buyer Skills List in Retail

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

factories
75%
assistant buyer
60%
junior buyer
50%
range building
44%
senior assistant buyer
44%
product development
38%
sign off
36%
sourcing
36%
buying admin assistant
25%
buying assistant
25%
critical path
25%
purchase orders
25%
sample management
25%
trends
25%
buyer
23%
new product set up
23%
assistant merchandiser
17%
excel
17%
retail
10%
sales
10%
stock
10%
intake
10%
senior merchandise admin assistant
10%
homeware
10%
textiles
10%
inventory
10%
category manager
9%
furniture
9%
negations
9%
ecommerce
9%
forecasting
7%
junior merchandiser
7%
product
7%
mark downs
7%
merchandiser
7%
sales analysis
7%
skus
7%
stores
7%
trade fairs
5%
budgets
5%
far east
5%
fmcg
5%
margin
5%
buying
2%
instagram
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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