Joss & Main ( http://www.jossandmain.com ) is a privately held division of Wayfair, the world’s largest destination for the home. Joss & Main is seeking an experienced home-space Buyer to lead and expand major categories in our fast growing, home-focused flash sale business.
We are a daily destination that brings design within reach of every consumer, offering curated events and coveted products at prices that can’t be found elsewhere. We help members who are proud of their homes bring their style to life, discovering just the right pieces to enrich every individual taste.
Our team of designers, buyers, merchandisers and technologists are revolutionizing sales for the home with our ability to draw from the Wayfair's 4.5 million products, as well as from external relationships with fresh and innovative boutique brands in the interior design space. Our mission is to bring the most desirable and sought-after brands to the consumers who want them most, serving as a highly effective retail channel for the best names in furniture, décor, cookware, accents, textiles, personal accessories, service and more.
We are looking for an experienced Buyer to lead and expand major categories in our fast growing, home-focused flash sale business. This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial, focused, and ambitious professional who has a flair and passion for the home and is interested in a role with a rapid growth trajectory.
Forge and expand strong supplier partnerships
Negotiate buying terms with suppliers (selection, price, quantity, and delivery terms) and develop pipeline of sales events
Attend trade shows and exhibits, conduct buying trips on a regular basis
Develop category strategy and regularly provide new category recommendations
Collaborate with Merchandising/Event Production team to maximize sell through and item velocity
Maintain industry expertise; keep abreast of trends and new product ideas
Partner with Chief Curator to ensure that product offering is consistent with brand positioning
Desired Skills & Experience
2+ years buying, sales, or directly relevant experience within the home furniture, home décor, interiors, housewares, tabletop or lifestyle markets is required. Home/Interior Design industry experience is a must-have. Alternatively, candidates who have done buying for online-only or flash-sale sites will be considered.
Articulate, persuasive communicator with strong negotiating skills
Goal oriented, entrepreneurial self-starter
Savvy, quick thinking and comfortable in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
Familiarity with private sales trends and developments
Flair and passion for interior decorating
Willing and available to travel
Background in retail or merchandising
Demonstrated success in a directly relevant role
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. We’re looking for the brightest, sharpest, most creative minds in every field to help. Are you one? If you like transparency, friendliness, a relaxed but results-driven work environment filled with like-minded top-tier talent, Wayfair would like to hear from you. We own and operate Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main. We are on target for approximately $500 million in revenue and currently employ over 800 employees in offices located in Boston, Utah, Kentucky, the U.K, Germany, Ireland and Australia. Wayfair was founded in 2002 and is privately held and profitable. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, pre-IPO equity, a long-term and sustainable, next-generation, e-commerce business model as well as surprising and generous perks designed to attract and retain the brightest people who are incredibly excited about what they do. Wayfair is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Come join us at http://www.wayfair.com/careers.
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Wayfair - 16 months ago
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States. We’re looking for the brightest...