Buyer- Wholesale Footwear

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London | Ref: BBBH14833

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

Role Title


Buyer- Wholesale Footwear

London

£50,000 to £60,000 (DOE)

Role Profile

My client, a trend led footwear and accessories retailer is looking for a Wholesale Buyer to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Wholesale Manager you will buy and sell for the Wholesale Range and Own Brand for ladies and mens footwear. This is a brand new role for the company and an amazing opportunity for a Buyer with Wholesale experience looking for a new challenge.

Responsibilities

  • Implement wholesale strategy throughout product development and product sales
  • Work closely with the own brand buying and design teams
  • Travel to meetings to present to new and existing clients
  • Responsible for contract negotiation and order placement
  • Management of the wholesale critical path
  • Work closely with the wholesale coordinator and the imports team
  • Work closely with the Wholesale Manager to explore new markets and customers

Skills & Experience

  • Wholesale buying experience
  • Strong footwear experience
  • Experience of working with both men's and women's product preferable
  • Personable, driven and self-motivated
  • Confident presenting to new and exisiting customers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to influence and build strong relationships
  • Confident at making commercial decisions

Client information

My client is a trend led footwear and accessories retailer based in London

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