Assistant Buyer - Very Exclusive (Beauty)
We’re Shop Direct, the multi-award winning company behind exciting brands such as Very.co.uk, Very Exclusive and Littlewoods.com. We’re the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer with annual sales of £1.8 billion, 1 million website visits a day, and with over 63% of online sales completed on mobile devices.
We exist for one sole purpose, one clear goal that binds 4,000 people together – to make good things easily accessible to more people.
Transforming from a catalogue business into a world class digital retailer is a challenge, however we’re an ambitious bunch and are incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we still have a long way to go on our journey to world class.
Our customer is always at the forefront of our minds. We want to offer her the best products at the right time and, at the right price. It’s central to our strategy and why we’re looking to attract the very best talent we can to build on our already impressive team.
Our people are innovators, they’re ambitious and are always looking to push boundaries and explore the art of the possible to ensure we stay at the cutting edge of digital retail.
About the role
Very Exclusive is the new way to shop designer fashion and beauty. With over 100 of the world’s most loved menswear and womenswear brands including Kenzo, Vivienne Westwood Anglomania, Diesel.
We are looking for an experienced assistant buyer to join our Very Exclusive team to focus on our Beauty offering.
You will have a passion for the product, a keen understanding of the market place, target customer and key competitors. This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced assistant buyer looking to progress their career working for a true digital retailer. Working closely with the senior buyer, creative & retail brand teams, you’ll do everything you can to make each one of your ranges a commercial success. You’ll also work with merchandising to get stock levels right. Building strong relationships with key brands and suppliers is vital.
You’ll share a lot of the same traits as everybody else that’s on the Shop Direct journey, you’ll be ambitious, an innovator at heart who’s always looking to provide Miss Very with luxury products.
This is a key role within our business so we need you to have extensive experience in buying beauty products.
You will have an excellent product eye and negotiation skills that are second to none. You’ll be dynamic and energetic with the ability to bring new ideas to the table, along with new and exciting brands.
How to apply
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced JOB.TITLE who is looking for their next career move. If you are interested to find out more please contact the Talent Acquisition team at Shop Direct or apply online.
Please note that the Talent Acquisition team at Shop Direct is managing this vacancy directly and will not be accepting CVs sent by any recruitment agencies
Please be advised, if successful in securing this position, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.
If you are a current employee of Shop Direct please apply via Talent Online as an internal applicant.