Assistant Buyer at Showpo

Product - Buying, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney product full-time
Posted 21 days ago

Due to an internal promotion, an exceptional opportunity has arisen to join our awesome Buying team as an Assistant Buyer!

In this role you will be part of Showpo’s ongoing growth and have an amazing opportunity to work with an inspirational Buyer (party dresses and apparel) and our very talented product team.

About Us:

Showpo is the Australian owned, global, social media led e-commerce brand, redefining fashion retail for the new generation.

With humble beginnings, Showpo was established in Sydney in 2010 from our Founder & CEO's garage. Forward to now, we have disrupted the traditional retail model and are a global fashion destination and one of Australia's home grown true global success stories. We pride ourselves on empowering women and being one of Australia's largest and most successful social media brands. We connect a community of millions around the world to inspire and discover the latest trends, with over 100+ new styles dropping weekly.

And we aren't stopping there! 2022 is going to be a huge year for us, sound exciting? Read on!

Day to day, you will:

  • New Arrival Performance reporting and analysis: Identifying best sellers and proposing initiatives to maximise on these, Identifying worst sellers and managing these accordingly
  • High Cover management - working to increase SKU productivity and maintain ideal cover for categories
  • High Returns management - analysing styles with high returns and taking action to reduce return rate %
  • PO raising and order management for correctly and accurately updating records
  • Negotiation of pricing for all repeat orders for In-House designs
  • Execute Sample Management for catalogue shoots, relevant fit projects and relevant development styles. Ensuring styles are marked off and handed over correctly to relevant teams
  • Assisting the Buyer with selecting and developing appropriate ranges for both Branded and inhouse products. This includes researching, planning and selection of viable ranges.
  • Branded reporting to assist in preparation for seasonal buys, preparing Sell through reports and EOM seasonal SWOTS 
  • Regular trend Research and competitive analysis to determine pre-season and on going trends for apparel that are relevant for our customers.
  • Analysing departmental reports, reviewing sales performance, gross margin, stock levels, ASP and using this information to propose action to improve future sales performance
  • Who are we looking for?

  • Highly numerate and analytical with a strong attention to detail.
  • An understanding of steps in supply chain and critical path management
  • Excel skills (pivot tables and v look ups)
  • Ability to grow, learn and thrive in a fast moving environment
  • Can-do and flexible attitude with the ability to multitask and prioritise workload
  • PERKS!

  • Live for fashion? You’ll love working for Australia’s largest social media fashion brand that was founded locally and is expanding globally. The list is growing, but here are some of the things you will enjoy:
  • Our embedded culture of Think Big, Get S**t Done and Have Fun gives everyone the ability to make a massive impact across the entire organisation. We are a fun team with a high-growth hustle
  • Flexible working environment
  • Huge staff discounts across Showpo and over 50 amazing brands on site including: rollas, Alias Mae, Levis, Dr Martens, Superga and A Brand
  • Celebration is part of our core DNA from social events, to cruises on the harbour, to costume parties and Karaoke. We work hard and celebrate connecting as a team
  • Opportunities to find purpose and give back through volunteering and hosted presentations from our charity partners with workplace giving and donation matching supported
  • Dog friendly office & Breakfast Bar
  • Education, Wellness and Lunch & Learn Programs
  • Company wide I S**t Rainbow Awards - Reward & Recognition Program - come and celebrate your colleagues with bubbles every Friday!
  • Are you our next Assistant Buyer? Click apply for more information on this great role!