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Warner Bros. Discovery Buying Administration Assistant - WB Studio Tour - The Making Of Harry Potter (WBSTL) in Leavesden, United Kingdom

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Our studios are considered one of the foremost motion picture and television production and post-production facilities in the world. They inform, engage, and transport audiences to new worlds. The key to that lies with our Studio Operations group, which includes areas like soundstage/backlot set rentals, events, design, culinary, construction, landscaping and much more. Whether it’s hosting an unforgettable studio tour, creating an optimal workspace, or equipping talent to tell the best stories, these teams lay the foundation for the memorable experiences we provide.

Your New Role...

As a Buying Administration Assistant you will facilitate the product development and purchasing for our stores through providing administrative support to the buying & sourcing team members, managing supplier relationships and producing accurate reports

Whats In It For You...

  • Competitive Salary

  • 25 days holiday (pro-rata)

  • GymPass or free access to our gym (based at Leavesden Studios)

  • Exclusive access to our Screeners App, with our exciting Warner Bros. and HBO content

  • Staff discounts on Studio Tour tickets, retail and food and beverage

  • Access to Friends and Family events

  • Option to join our pension and private healthcare schemes

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Provide administrative support to our Product Development (PD) process. This will include documenting the development process (the Critical Path) for the complete buying cycle, from concept approval through to handover of goods, and updating documents for this process daily ensuring risks/potential issues are highlighted to the wider team.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders.

  • Maintaining sample library to ensure the buying team have the most up-to-date samples, pulling them out when needed for trade and meetings and replacing them afterwards.

  • Provide competitive shop analysis as requested, checking pricing, product quality and trends when directed by Buyers, Senior Buyers, or VP of Merchandise.

  • Prepare boards and trend information for meetings when required.

  • Analysing sales reports (as well as other, ad hoc reporting requests), ensuring information is updated and accurate at all times.

  • General admin duties including (but not limited to) receiving post, filing, diarising meetings, and taking minutes in meetings.

Qualifications & Experience...

  • Proven BAA experience in a similar head office role

  • Strong administration and IT skills; specifically in using Powerpoint & Excel

  • Experienced in the use of Merchandising systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships

  • Strong organisational and analytical skills with an attention to detail.

Working Pattern:

  • 40 hours per week (full time) on a Monday to Friday pattern.

  • Occasional weekend work (as an alternate) may be required to support the wider retail business.

  • Because of the adaptive nature of this role flexibility is required to suit the needs of the business.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.