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Beauty Buying & Merchandising Assistant
Location South Anne Street, Ireland
Job Code 1588
# of openings 1
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We’re a retail world built on iconic firsts. Famed for the creativity that touches our brands, buildings and experiences. Powered by a warm human spirit and dedicated teamwork.

We’re always challenging ourselves to make every experience more special and unique for our customers and our people. Supported by strong family foundations that inspire us to create something that lasts. Because we care about the tomorrow we’re carving out.



Our Beauty Buying department are looking for an experienced Buying & Merchandising Assistant to join their team in our beautiful South Anne Street Head Office. Our Head Office is a hub of creativity, style and innovation. Having an open plan space makes it easy to share ideas and be inspired daily. This opportunity will support the Brown Thomas & Arnotts Beauty Buying Teams. Our Beauty halls are a very important part of our business and we are looking for a Beauty enthusiast with Buying Experience.

  • To manage the product data capture / Purchase order entry for the department in conjunction with the Buyer
  •  To ensure that initial purchases and allocations are correct, and to ensure accuracy and maintenance to achieve the budgeted sales, margin and stock objectives.
  •  To manage continuity orders in conjunction with the Buyer
  •  Maintain the system in respect of cost price, selling price and currency changes
  •  Coordinate the supply chain from vendor to warehouse and into store
  •  Develop close relationships with Suppliers and internal stakeholders such as Retail Operations, Logistics & Finance teams
  •  To help determine the replenishment parameters for supplier to warehouse/store and in conjunction with sales floor display stocks and review with the Buyer
  •  To set up promotions in conjunction with the Buyer, Retail Operations & Marketing teams
  •  To assist the Buyer in reporting for the department
  •  To keep up to date with trends and competitors in the market place for the relevant group/department and all adjacent categories



  •  A qualification in buying/merchandising
  •  1-2 years’ experience within a Buying office
  •  Advanced level in excel this is essential to applying for this role.
  •  Disciplined and organised with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  •  Energetic, enthusiastic and not afraid of hard work
  •  Good time management with the ability to prioritise tasks
  •  Effective influencing skills and the ability to work comfortably with various levels and departments
  •  A passion for Beauty



Our City Centre based Head Office is close to all forms of transport and surrounded by many shops, parks and beautiful restaurants.

Team discount is offered across Brown Thomas, Arnotts and our Concession partners

Wellbeing initiatives; EAP Scheme, Tax Saver Commuter, Bike to Work, Local Discounts

Sports & Social Club



Doing the right thing: We act with authenticity, honesty and integrity in everything we do.

Drive Creativity: Encouraging working environments where everyone can use their creativity to drive the business forward in an ever changing Retail environment.

Inspiring the Customer: Our teams are passionate about creating an authentic and unique experience for all our customers

Winning Together: Brown Thomas and Arnotts prides itself on working as one business and two brands. We share our knowledge and support others to be successful in achieving individual and company goals.

Performing with Pride: We deliver results and celebrate success

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