Job Description: Buyer – JewelleryMaker
Reporting to: Buying Manager
Location: Ivy House, Redditch
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO
Jewellery Maker, the UK’s only eCommerce and TV channel dedicated to jewellery making has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join our team. Jewellery Maker is based in Redditch and has grown from a team of 80 to 125 passionate staff over the last 2 years and we now have a Buying Team of 4 working hard to bring our customers the very best products.
Founded in 2010, we offer our engaged jewellery makers the chance to use genuine gemstones in their creations and receive first class inspiration for a range of jewellery making mediums. We now broadcast live for 14 hours per day, 365 days per year on Sky, Virgin, Freesat and Freeview and live stream online.
Reporting directly to the Buying Manager, you will be responsible for delivering the category plan, including achieving sales and profitability targets. You’ll work closely with the Merchandising team to deliver stock £ budgets and manage the range. Focussing on gemstones, you’ll develop and maintain strategic relationships with our existing suppliers and develop new suppliers to help drive the growth of the business. The strong relationships will help you minimise returns and solve QC concerns should they arise.
The successful candidate will be a team player with strong negotiation skills and a history of gemstone buying. You’ll develop supplier relationships in the Far East, whilst managing a large number of SKU’s in an extremely fast paced environment. You’ll have strong organisation skills with the ability to plan, prioritise and focus on key issues whilst working to exacting deadlines.
For more information on this exciting opportunity, apply now.