Lead homeware and decor buying
Bring your eye for trends to this broad scope role
About Our Client
Our client is a New Zealand owned and operated business who specialise in a range of on-trend homeware accessories and décor and are looking for an experienced Buyer to lead their product development and sourcing. Being part of a small team, the role has varied scope and you will be part of the company's change and growth.
The role is primarily managing overseas buying and sourcing for their product ranges, and will include managing relationships with suppliers, some overseas buying trips each year, and helping manage the company's interactions with clients and at trade shows. You'll also be updating product catalogues and the website, as well as assisting with pricing and order placement. You'll be working closely with the Managing Director, Sales Manager, and the wider business who are a close-knit team. As the company requires an all-hands-on-deck attitude, an element of the role is also sales, where you will be working with the showroom and advising and working with current and potential clients.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate for this role will have buying experience within décor, as well as being up to date with current market trends and a flair for style. You'll be comfortable with range building and development and have a strong handle on design changes and trends. You'll bring a strong work ethic, an enjoyment of working with people, great attention to detail, and excellent relationship building skills across a wide range of people. You'll also be able to travel internationally, attend trade shows and be comfortable with a role with broad scope.
What's on Offer
On offer for this role is the opportunity to be part of a growing and developing business, a generous base salary and bonus, working with décor products, and the chance to work in a small team with a great culture.