Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012
Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op (EBC) is one of the UK’s leading independent bicycle retailers.
We operate 6 large retail outlets (with approx 170 staff) across the UK as well as an Online business. We see ourselves as innovative and a bit different – and we’re very proud of the fact that we are a successful workers co-operative.
Based at our Head Office at Dalmeny, near South Queensferry, you’ll report directly to the Buying Manager and play a key role in supporting the operational side of the Buying department.
The Buying Assistant will be part of a busy team in a fast paced environment. Main responsibilities will include; daily processing of all customer orders, raising and management of bike purchase orders, management of back orders and inputting new product information.
You will also be expected to liaise confidently with suppliers, and internal/external customers, on a regular basis.
You’ll need to be enthusiastic, highly organised and proactive with a commercial awareness and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business and with suppliers. You will have strong administration skills and an eye for detail. Effective time-management is essential, as is the ability to work to tight deadlines on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in the retail industry and be able to demonstrate an interest in bikes and the cycling industry.
We like our staff to feel good about working for us and as such offer a number of additional staff benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and an excellent staff discount scheme.
For more information, and details on how to apply, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0131 319 2400 ext 136 and ask for Shaun Blyth.
Closing Date: 10-Oct-2012