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.
Manage a selection of branded apparel categories from a collaborative product selection, price negotiation, order placement to warehouse deliveryResponsible for managing a commercial and desirable range that meets sales budgets, margin targets, closing stocks, proposed range mix and customer expectationsPro-active at new Brand AcquisitionBuild and maintain strong brand relationshipsAbility to trade your range and take appropriate action to return to vendor, mark down, promote or cancel. Analysing and actioning weekly repeats/replenishmentManage core lines performance and take action accordinglyWeekly, monthly and seasonal reportingImplementing strategy for pricing architecture, suggesting marketing and promotional strategies Identify new trends and product relevant to the customer through social media and local market awarenessPricing and competitor researchWork collaboratively with internal and external stakeholdersProvide 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 experienceStrong negotiating skills and experience within women’s apparel 'brand' buyingStrong ability to trade Strong understanding of online fashion merchandising and marketingComprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word and industry standard purchase order software platformsFashion Buying, merchandising or retail qualificationsIdeally experience in eCommerce/pure-play online business
Sound like the role for you? We'd love to hear from you!