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Trainee Fashion Buyer

Full Time Truworths in Design Email This
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Internship Overview

  • Experience Non-Specific
  • Job Functions Project ManagementDesign
  • Qualifications (NQF) Diploma (6)
  • Interns Required 12

Internship Description

* Please note we are not permitted to release the salary for this job, but trust us, it’s very worthwhile*

Truworths has successfully developed one of the retail industry’s leading Merchant Training Programmes. Truworths offer graduates, and those with work experience who may be looking for a career change, the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to be the best merchant for the business. The training provided uses cutting-edge technology and skills taught by industry experts to ensure you are set up for success.

You are all about fashion! You take inspiration from international style trends and apply it to your range to ensure you provide the South African consumer with the hottest fashion looks. Your negotiation skills, creative flair, and strong administrative skills are critical to your success as a buyer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creative and conceptual input
  • Develop fashion ranges that are fashion-forward to meet our customers’ needs
  • Product design and construction
  • Combine trend information with commercial awareness
  • Constant product analysis
  • Optimising relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiation

KEY REQUIREMENTS

• Creative qualification
• Preferably fashion degree/diploma
• A passion for the world of fashion
• Strong negotiating skills

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