Fashion Buyer at Showpo

Product - Buying, Full Time, Sydney sydney product full-time
Posted 5 months ago

Join our team at Showpo as a Buyer and be part of Showpo’s ongoing growth that will focus on an exciting new direction of apparel brand acquisition and brand management including the Showpo in-house brand. Work alongside an established design and buying team to inspire newness and a commercial offering for our customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a selection of branded apparel categories from a collaborative product selection, price negotiation, order placement to warehouse delivery
  • Responsible for managing a commercial and desirable range that meets sales budgets, margin targets, closing stocks, proposed range mix and customer expectations
  • Pro-active at new Brand Acquisition
  • Build and maintain strong brand relationships
  • Ability to trade your range and take appropriate action to return to vendor, mark down, promote or cancel. 
  • Analysing and actioning weekly repeats/replenishment
  • Manage core lines performance and take action accordingly
  • Weekly, monthly and seasonal reporting
  • Implementing strategy for pricing architecture, suggesting marketing and promotional strategies 
  • Identify new trends and product relevant to the customer through social media and local market awareness
  • Pricing and competitor research
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide support, training and coaching to an Assistant Buyer
  • Cool Projects You'll Be Working On:

  • Be apart of Showpo's new direction of building a portfolio of new 'brands' that will attract a new audience. 
  • Join Showpo's journey of evolving the Showpo in-house brand to attract a new audience.
  • Help with our focus on acquiring a small portfolio of 'sustainable' brands
  • Skills & Experience Required:

  • 4yrs+ experience working within retail at buyer level with brands experience
  • Strong negotiating skills and experience within women’s apparel 'brand' buying
  • Strong ability to trade 
  • Strong understanding of online fashion merchandising and marketing
  • Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word and industry standard purchase order software platforms
  • Fashion Buying, merchandising or retail qualifications
  • Ideally experience in eCommerce/pure-play online business
  • Sound like the role for you? We'd love to hear from you!