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
We offer Miss Very a wide range of branded fashion and we work with lots of recognisable brands. We want to be able to offer our customer on-trend products at prices that suit them. That’s where you come in.
We’re looking for Buyer to join our Kidswear team on a permanent basis.
You will be responsible for landing new brands to help springboard our journey to world class, with guidance from Andy, our Head of Buying.
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 top products.
This is a key role within our business so we need you to have extensive experience in children's clothing and footwear buying, preferably branded.
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
We expect a lot from our people, but if you’re looking for a real challenge in a fast paced, purpose driven environment where you’re supported and rewarded along the way we’d love to hear from you.
To find out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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, fraud, and CRB check.