We are currently looking for a Buyer to join our PrettyLittleThing team, on one of our largest clothing departments within the brand. Within this role at Pretty Little Thing, you'll be accountable for the day to day running of the department, ensuring all product is delivered to a high standard for our customer. As a Buyer you will work alongside the senior buying team and our inspirational long serving Buying Director. Working closely with your peers in Design and Merchandising, managing open to buy and undertaking European & Far East trips.


Welcome to our world. We are PrettyLittleThing; the brand taking over your social media feeds with our next-level aesthetic that’ll have you double tapping. We believe style should be accessible to all, whatever your budget, as we deliver product inspired from the catwalk and the coolest muses of the moment. Our customer knows they can trust in us for everything they need from the latest trend-led pieces to celebrity inspired looks, to the everyday wardrobe staples and that ultimate party piece.


  • Undertakes product development and develops proposition as area of business grows.
  • Ensures proposition can deliver required international growth and maintains understanding of requirements of new territories.
  • Works in conjunction with the Senior Leadership team, to influence strategic plans and developments.
  • Ensures effective communication with junior, assistant, and trainee buyers in designates areas and across the entire department.
  • Monitors stock covers on single lines.
  • Reports and effectively communicates all key information in trading meeting to Heads and Director level.
  • Generates ideas and suggestion to impact the business with reference to promotions and mark downs.
  • Monitors and maintains stocks as per KPI’s set and manages open to buy accordingly.
  • Responds to competitor analysis.
  • Completes buying trips as needed within UK and internationally.
  • Liaises with marketing and eCommerce teams to develop and maintain professional working relationships and ensure sales are maximised through the site and in line with overall strategy.


As a Buyer at PLT you will have:

  • Previous experience at Buyer or Junior Buyer level.
  • Experience working across multiple deadlines and ability to manage your workload effectively.
  • Outstanding industry knowledge, be current and ahead at identifying trends and commercial wins for the brand
  • Ability to support and develop your wider team and always ensuring you are approachable to the wider teams.
  • You’re committed and focused on your role, bringing your best energy every day. Your energy has a positive impact on the whole team.
  • Experience of developing and mentoring junior team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Able to travel when the business requires


To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It’s relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty – you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We’re passionate, agile, creative and one team.


We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Company share scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Late start, early Friday finish
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Free gym membership and classes on a daily basis including yoga, PT classes and sound relaxation
  • Employee assistance programme including 24-hour confidential helpline
  • 40% discount across 8 brands, 20% discount on Debenhams
  • Learning and development support and opportunities both internally and externally
  • Payday drinks monthly and ad hoc events throughout the year
  • As well as the great perks and benefits listed above upon joining you will also have access to several flexible benefits on our Reward Platform “Beyond” such as cycle to work, healthcare cash plan and technology loans

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