BUYER – Arts & Craft
Midlands, West Midlands | £Competitive | Ref: SD-47934
BASED WEST MIDLANDS
An interesting and unique opportunity has arisen for a product development Buyer / Product Developer to join this dynamic, fun company based in the West Midlands.
Reporting directly into the Head of Buying and working in a close knit team, you will be responsible for identifying new opportunities and sourcing and selecting products as well as setting and implementing strategy for categories. This will be both an operational and strategic role so they need someone who is experienced within product development and driving sales through creating key strategies. You will work across a wide array of product categories within Arts & Craft (including jewellery components) so experience within this field or gifting, toys is essential.
You will manage key relationships with suppliers, ensuring the best possible prices are achieved and also the correct product testing and ethical standards are maintained.
We are looking for a highly creative person who is ideally operating at Buyer level with experience managing their own suppliers and ranges. This role needs a confident communicator with good negotiation skills; somebody who can build key supplier relationships whilst working in a start up like environment. Candidates must be flexible and used to working in a demanding, fast paced buying office.
This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a friendly team in a unique business.
We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.