Online Buying Administrator
Reference No: 29844

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Express Gifts Limited

About this opportunity

Express Gifts Limited are looking for an apprentice to work alongside the ‘home’ buying team. You will build their online presence, facilitate increasing sales and stretch the digital offer to improve the customer experience.

A normal day would include:

•Contacting and working with suppliers to develop and identify their online product proposals
•Ensuring the existing product templates are completed accurately
•Managing workflows and prioritising range developments effectively
•Managing the end to end processes
•Benchmarking – monitoring market prices
•Reviewing the product offer
•Liaising with the buyers to approve product selection and pricing
•Despatching and collecting buying contracts
•Communicating with the quality control department to ensure packaging and certification meet our requirements
•Communicating with the merchandising team to ensure products are available for sale online
•Co-ordinating with the e-commerce team
•Preparing weekly sales reports

Express Gifts provides a personal shopping service to around 1.5 million customers each year through a combination of direct marketing and online via the and websites.

What you could go on to do:
There are real progression opportunities at Express Gifts for the right person.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

GCSE maths and English grades A-D

Personal Qualities

Friendly and approachable
Good timekeeping skills
Eager to learn


Excellent English – both verbal and written
Good communication skills
Well organised
IT literate
Experience of working in a business admin role and/or a level 2 business administration qualification or equivalent would be an advantage but not essential