Junior Buyer, Beauty

Yoox Net-A-Porter Group New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Junior Buyer

The Business:

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world's leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger between YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP in 2015.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER, and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all "Powered by YNAP".

NET-A-PORTER was launched in June 2000 and has since successfully established itself as the world's premier luxury online fashion retailer. With its acclaimed editorial format, express worldwide shipping, luxurious packaging and easy returns, NET-A-PORTER offers an unparalleled shopping experience.

The NET-A-PORTER team are now seeking a talented Junior Buyer for to join the team based in our offices in London, Shepherds Bush. Reporting into the Senior Buyer, you will be tasked with enhancing NET-A-PORTER's offering to its customers, developing relationships with new and existing designers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business. Ultimately ensuring that we are first in making the latest trends and best designs available to our customers - wherever they are!

You Will:

  • Be responsible for the seasonal buy budget, sales selection and buy strategy for a selected group of designers

  • Oversee and manage negotiation of terms and conditions with assigned designers

  • Achieve margin and sell thru targets

  • Negotiate deliveries to ensure consistent and early flow of goods/merchandise to maximise sales and meet plan

  • Input into range planning and trend forecasting with direction from Buying Director, Buying Manager & Senior Buyer

  • Maintain and develop best position with vendors

  • Ensure right mix of product and maintain awareness of competitors positioning

  • Work with Merchandising and other Buyers to ensure consistent buy message

  • Stay on budget and overage for cancellations

  • Be an ambassador for the NET-A-PORTER business; forming strong relationships with established and emerging brands at show time and year round.

  • Communicate buys/strategies internally to all relevant teams, including marketing and editorial

You Have:

  • Experience gained as an Assistant Buyer within a multi-brand retailing environment, preferably within the luxury ready to wear category

  • Proven commercial experience of trading in a fast paced and reactive environment.

  • Proven track record of creating positive impact on business through buying strategy.

  • Proven track record of networking and negotiation skills.

  • Good judgement and decision making skills

  • Confidence in suggesting calculated risks

  • Strong analytical and IT skills

Net-A-Perks:

Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group:

  • Our famous Staff discount

  • Exclusive staff sales

  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme

  • Matched contribution pension

  • Multi-purpose insurance

  • Eye-care vouchers

To Apply:

From the moment you walk through our doors and join the YOOX NET-A-PORTER team we are committed to making your journey with us inspirational and Evolutionary.

If you are passionate, committed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

For further information visit: www.ynap.com | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP

Junior Buyer

The Business:

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world's leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger between YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP in 2015.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER, and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all "Powered by YNAP".

NET-A-PORTER was launched in June 2000 and has since successfully established itself as the world's premier luxury online fashion retailer. With its acclaimed editorial format, express worldwide shipping, luxurious packaging and easy returns, NET-A-PORTER offers an unparalleled shopping experience.

The NET-A-PORTER team are now seeking a talented Junior Buyer for to join the team based in our offices in London, Shepherds Bush. Reporting into the Senior Buyer, you will be tasked with enhancing NET-A-PORTER's offering to its customers, developing relationships with new and existing designers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business. Ultimately ensuring that we are first in making the latest trends and best designs available to our customers - wherever they are!

You Will:

  • Be responsible for the seasonal buy budget, sales selection and buy strategy for a selected group of designers

  • Oversee and manage negotiation of terms and conditions with assigned designers

  • Achieve margin and sell thru targets

  • Negotiate deliveries to ensure consistent and early flow of goods/merchandise to maximise sales and meet plan

  • Input into range planning and trend forecasting with direction from Buying Director, Buying Manager & Senior Buyer

  • Maintain and develop best position with vendors

  • Ensure right mix of product and maintain awareness of competitors positioning

  • Work with Merchandising and other Buyers to ensure consistent buy message

  • Stay on budget and overage for cancellations

  • Be an ambassador for the NET-A-PORTER business; forming strong relationships with established and emerging brands at show time and year round.

  • Communicate buys/strategies internally to all relevant teams, including marketing and editorial

You Have:

  • Experience gained as an Assistant Buyer within a multi-brand retailing environment, preferably within the luxury ready to wear category

  • Proven commercial experience of trading in a fast paced and reactive environment.

  • Proven track record of creating positive impact on business through buying strategy.

  • Proven track record of networking and negotiation skills.

  • Good judgement and decision making skills

  • Confidence in suggesting calculated risks

  • Strong analytical and IT skills

Net-A-Perks:

Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group:

  • Our famous Staff discount

  • Exclusive staff sales

  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme

  • Matched contribution pension

  • Multi-purpose insurance

  • Eye-care vouchers

To Apply:

From the moment you walk through our doors and join the YOOX NET-A-PORTER team we are committed to making your journey with us inspirational and Evolutionary.

If you are passionate, committed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

For further information visit: www.ynap.com | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP


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