15/12/2016
Full-time, Sydney

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Bassike

Company: Bassike
Job title: Buyer
Location: Sydney
Employment type: Full-time
Applications close: January 31 

Job description

We are searching for an experienced buyer to join our dedicated buying & planning team. reporting to, and working alongside the buying & planning manager, you will be responsible for managing your departments to deliver sales growth and stock efficiency within the context of the brand's philosophy.

the primary purpose of this role:

  • oversee the selection of product within your departments (through both pre season buys and in season opportunities)
  • actively participate in trading the business on a weekly / seasonal basis
  • deliver on seasonal sales, margin & closing stock targets
  • inventory management through improved sell throughs
  • identify and maximise core line performance
  • collaborate with production & warehouse teams to ensure product delivered in a timely manner
  • collaborate with marketing/pr, online and retail operations to ensure execution of seasonal initiatives and strategy
  • build and maintain strong relationships with retail store managers and staff

the successful applicant will possess:

  • 3-5 years proven experience in a buying position at a well regarded retailer
  • a comprehensive understanding of luxury fashion in the australian market place; including pricing, competitor brands and local demographics
  • the ability to deliver and exceed sales goals and targets
  • excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • a high level of attention to detail
  • the ability to develop and enhance professional relationships
  • microsoft excel intermediate to advanced level competency

To apply: please email your cv & covering letter to fiona@bassike.com

we also ask that you answer the following questions within your covering letter:

  • how do your personal interests align with the bassike brand?
  • when has your determination paid-off professionally?
  • why is bassike a brand you'd like to join?

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