09/03/2017
Full-time, Sydney

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Showpo

Company: Showpo 
Job title: Junior buyer
Location: Sydney
Employment type: Full-time
Experience required: Entry level

Job description

Why we have this role @ Showpo:

  • Researching, planning, buying and ordering all stock/product for the business
  • Negotiating pricing and delivery strategy with suppliers
  • Advising the buying team on spend and general buying habits for stock and product decisions

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation, researching and planning of globally viable ranges
  • Analysing sell-through rates and determining repeat orders for accessories and all sub-categories
  • Development, stock control and ordering of packaging solutions
  • Contribute weekly to our pinterest board with new colours/styles/developement ideas.
  • Research and determine pre-season and on going trends for accessories, apparel and footwear.
  • Collate floor styles on a PP to present to head buyer for approval. This is to be done bi-weekly.
  • Competitor analysis and supplier call-outs for product.
  • Fortnightly store reviews, presented in buying meeting
  • Oversee Buyers Assistant to ensure PO's are raised correctly
  • Weekly visits to Kippax/Suppliers/Showings
  • Analysing bestsellers/worst sellers to educate yourself on buying decisions
  • Liaising with production coordinators to assist with colour, print and style selection
  • Reporting weekly/monthly on spend ratio as per floor, production, repeats
  • OTB summary reporting - weekly
  • tracking of outstanding PO's

Qualities we look for:

  • Experience within women’s fashion buying business
  • Strong understanding on online fashion marketing
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of garment construction and development
  • Fashion Buying or relevant supply chain, merchandising or retail qualifications
  • Exceptional numerical skills
  • Ability to work relatively unsupervised
  • Innovative and takes calculated risks
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to think out of the box
  • Start-up mentality - prepared to be hands-on
  • Solutions focussed with position outlook
  • Ability to thrive in a fast moving environment
  • Passion for the business/industry
  • Calm under pressure
  • People willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever needed to make shIT happen

It would also be great if you had…

  • 2yrs+ experience working within fast-fashion retail
  • Experience in eCommerce/pure-play online business
  • The ability to identify with the Showpo girl - her interests, needs, wants etc

WIIFM

  • 50% staff discounts
  • Fully stocked breakfast bar (healthy or fat AF selections)
  • Opportunity to be part of a rapid international expansion program of work
  • Working within a small team – gaining massive exposure to e-commerce fast fashion business
  • Personal growth and learning opportunities
  • Work closely with award winning people in an award winning business

Sounds like you? Then what are you waiting for??

Apply here.

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