Buying and E-Commerce Assistant

Organisation: The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Salary: Starting Salary £19,500 (Pro-rata)

Location: Edinburgh

Permanent, Part time position (22.5 hours per week, work pattern negotiable)

Starting Salary £19,500 (Pro-rata)

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is a 5 star visitor attraction in the heart of Edinburgh and one of the world’s leading botanic gardens. Together with three regional gardens, Dawyck, Logan and Benmore, its mission is to ‘Explore, conserve and explain plants for a better future’. All profits raised through its retail operations support the important research work of the garden.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Buying and E-Commerce Assistant to join the team based at our Edinburgh site. You will work closely with the Stock Controller and buying team as well as external suppliers, to analyse sales and place weekly product orders for all sites in line with seasonal demand, so as to maximize retail sales and profitability.

Another key aspect of the role is to oversee the day to day running of the online shop. You will liaise with the retail team on timely fulfillment of customer orders and enquiries as well as assist in the development of the site, including new merchandise categories and product launches, seasonal highlights and offers.

You should possess strong organisational skills and have relevant experience of working in a retail or e-commerce administrative role.  You will have a confident and outgoing personality and the ability to work with both the retail team, external suppliers and staff across the organisation to deliver objectives is essential.

A full job description and person specification which outlines all of the essential and desirable criteria for this post can be downloaded from this page.

Applications should be made by way of CV and covering letter which outlines your suitability for this post and should be sent to the POD Department at The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR or by 4pm Friday 26th November

No recruitment agencies please.

Application Deadline: Friday 26/11/2021