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Series Buyer

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The Recruitment Group is hiring!
We're on the lookout for a SERIES BUYER to work within a purchasing environment, fulfilling customer orders as part of a team, liaising with publishers and distributors to proactively maintain series records and fulfil customer orders

About the role:

Establish and maintain print standing orders with publishers and distributors
Purchase on a timely basis (upon publication) series titles where standing orders cannot be established with suppliers
Research, set-up and maintain series records on the database
Manage the end-to-end process of buying series titles including handling the books on receipt and profiling
Liaising with colleagues from various teams on orders and updates
Chasing open purchase orders and updating systems as necessaryAbout you:

High level of written communication and attention to detail
PC literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office 
Strong organisational skills
Able to establish good working relationships with an array of different departmentsDesirable requirements:

Knowledge of one or more European languages (German, French, Spanish, Italian)
Knowledge of bibliographic data and cataloguing
Degree level education (or equivalent)
Experience of working with publishers, wholesalers and agents
Experience of working within a purchasing or supply chain management environmentFor more information and to apply, get in touch with Ally at our Abingdon branch on (phone number removed)/(phone number removed) or click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.
We wish you the best of luck in your job search!
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