Assistant Buyer at Showpo

Product - Buying, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney product full-time
Posted 23 days ago

About Us:

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

Showpo was established in Sydney in 2010 from our Founder & CEO Jane Lu's garage. Forward to now, we have disrupted the traditional retail model, are a global fashion destination and one of Australia's home grown true global success stories. We pride ourselves on empowering women worldwide and being one of Australia's largest and most successful social media brands.

2023 was a hugely successful year for us and 2024 is looking to be even better! Sound interesting? Read on...

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, self driven individual to join the Showpo team as our Assistant Buyer. 

Your role will be to work closely with our senior buyer and the rest of the team to ensure that operations run smoothly. Your responsibilities will include overseeing the raising of PO numbers, coordinating with suppliers, handling sample requests, and various other administrative tasks. We're looking for someone who's eager to learn, loves connecting the dots, and has a genuine interest in fashion. 

Day to day, you will:

  • Oversee PO raising task for all buying orders from ensuring orders are raised on time to following up on all buying orders;
  • Regular supplier communications on behalf of the buying team with regards to orders eg.  delivery dates and cost price confirmation;
  • Maintenance of regular reports with distribution to the buying team;
  • Assist the buying team in all go live planning management including PO tracking and campaign management;
  • Assist the buying team with product presentations by collating product, creating templates and meeting set up;
  • Assist the buying team with general admin tasks including but not limited to MD’s, edit management, sample requests;
  • Support senior buying team member/s with additional admin tasks including RPN planning and flow doc maintenance
  • General office admin duties where needed. 
  • Cool Projects You'll Be Working On:

  • Working through planning ranges
  • Sourcing new fabrics
  • Reporting on sales
  • Identifying key trends
  • Who are we looking for?

  • 1-2 years Admin experience within the fashion industry. 
  • Ability to maintain a polite and professional demeanour at all times.
  • Be calm under pressure, able to prioritise multiple deadlines and request guidance from the Senior Buyer when needed.
  • Demonstrate a mature outlook to work autonomously, take on feedback willingly and be flexible enough to thrive in a fast moving environment.
  • What's in it for me?

  • 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 including working from home
  • 50% staff discount on Showpo website!
  • Staff sample sales once a month
  • Your own individual growth plan developed with your manager
  • 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
  • Dog friendly office, Breakfast Bar
  • Employee Assistance Program (mental health support)
  • Company wide I S**t Rainbow Awards - Reward & Recognition Program - come and celebrate your colleagues with bubbles every Friday!
  • Are you our new Assistant Buyer?! Click apply to find out more!

    At Showpo we are committed to fostering an environment where everyone can belong and be their authentic selves. We strive to craft a culture that reflects the diversity of our customer, where our differences make us stronger and help us become better humans. We celebrate our people and support them, ensuring we’re a workplace welcoming to all, where everyone can bring their whole selves to work. We are on a journey and sometimes might make mistakes, but we are committed to learning, growing and backing up these words with positive action.