Buyer

REISS
London, UK
Posted 28 days ago
Full time

Job description

What's the role about?

As part of our Womenswear department, you'll be joining our as our Buyer, who is responsible for developing and building a commercial range that maximises sales and profit opportunities across UK and international markets, setting seasonal budgets, and ranking collections.

What you'll be doing

Hitting agreed Reiss DNA, quality levels and target margins

Ensuring the collection is balanced and all product categories are working together and represented through the grades

Identify areas of opportunity and growth as well as areas in decline

Managing the pricing architecture and developing product that allows the production team to achieve the margin targets

Leading garment approval ensuring garments are correct fit, colour and trim

Leading the buy meetings and trade the collection, preparing your teams and presenting collection to the CEO

Working with the Marketing Department on which products to promote across email, social and campaign, and shoot lookbook with Creative Director

Act as a coach and build the capability of all team members you interact with

Profile

Who you are

  • Previous Buying experience within a premium or luxury clothing retailer
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent leadership and negotiation skills
  • Experience managing a team and delivering results
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management skills; able to priorities and work to tight deadlines

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