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Senior Buyer - Magazine Publishing

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Magazine Publishing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57702_1489576372
Contact Name: Cal O'Neill
Contact Email: cal.oneill@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 15, 2017 11:12

Job Description

This Leading Magazine Publisher who specialise in producing unique, collectable products and memorabilia for some of the biggest brands in TV, Film and Comics is looking for a Senior Buyer.

Looking after a defined set of titles, you will be responsible for buying a diverse range of 'cover-mounted collectable items.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Working on projects within strict guidelines for quality, budgetary control and timing
  • Visiting suppliers to assess their suitability and managing key manufacturing issues
  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure the best price possible is achieved
  • Managing sample approvals
  • Ensuring all products meet the relevant safety standards

With extensive Buying experience within magazine publishing, the ideal candidate will have previously have sourced gifts, promotional items and collectables for a range of titles. In addition you will have strong negotiation skills, be highly numerical with possess an excellent attention to detail.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.