A great opportunity to join a fast paced, growing and innovative NZ grown brand ? Onceit
We're looking for someone who has previous homeware buying experience, has a good grounding in buying constructs and pricing and has merchandising experience.
You need to be analytical, procedure based and organised. You will be working closely with our sales team, existing Onceit homeware suppliers, sourcing and developing new suppliers and ranges both in NZ and internationally and building sales campaigns to drive large sell through and excitement for our members.
While this role has a strong homeware focus you will from time to time work across other categories as needed.
This position is based in our office in Newmarket, Auckland, hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm.
Onceit is one of NZs fastest growing fashion and lifestyle online retailer. We source and sell premium designer products across a range of categories including fashion, apparel, homeware, furniture, accessories & beauty from local and international brands through our successful website and app.
From humble beginnings, we've quickly grown into a business serving over 500,000 delighted members throughout NZ and Australia.
Team fit and a clear alignment with our company values are critical. We have an extraordinary and youthful team who are super-
friendly. We work hard and get a lot done, but we also know how to have fun with monthly company lunches and regular killer social functions.
There are great perks with this role and top of the list has to be our amazing staff buying privileges.
What you will do for us :
Manage and build relationships with a variety of national and international brand accounts to maximize on going trade.
Be market aware to identify new product potential and scope feasibility and potential for the Onceit market.
Find and contact new international and national suppliers to source a variety of homeware products fit for the Onceit market.
Negotiate the best price to achieve Onceit margins and the best sell through of product
Make bulk buying decisions within authority limits at the best prices and best product for Onceit Members
Work with Onceit team to assist with design of sales campaigns and uploads
We need someone with :
A positive attitude ? we mean this, we strive for a happy and energised work place
Strong sales and negotiating skills, determination
At least 2 years buying experience so you have a great understanding of online customers behaviour and expectations and technical terms
Have a good eye for trends and homeware products that will sell well with our member base
Excellent relationship building, people and social skills
Confident with Excel and Word
Excellent written and verbal literacy, high level of communication skills and the confidence to sell yourself and Onceit during face to face meetings
Ability to network and create contact paths
Retail pricing and margin experience / knowledge
NZ Citizenship or residency
A team player, can do attitude
What we will give you (currently) :
Being part of a great, friendly team
Staff discount on Onceit products
Fast paced and innovative envrionment
Fun events and staff lunches every month
Dog friendly office
Gym membership discount
Espresso coffee & assorted breakfast
Our Onceit Values ? we will be looking for a culture fit
Positive culture ? Positive attitude, ability to overcome challenges, creating positive work environment
Encourage creativity - advancement ? improving process' creatively
Ship quickly, be agile, be lean ? constant improvement in role and workplace
Open communication ? Clear understanding of role responsibilities and KPI's, clear communication internally, suppliers & customers, honesty.
Be the best at wow service ? care about customers, wow stories, member ambassadors
Make s t happen ? make Onceit more efficient, if something needs doing get it done, muck in
Work hard, have fun ? celebrate success, work hard to achieve the goal, put in the time