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Company

Rebag, the ultimate destination for buying and selling the most coveted designer handbags, accessories, shoes and apparel, is an e-commerce company reimagining the role of luxury in the second-hand market. Rebag has opened a world of endless access to luxury, with a unique business model that puts the seller first, offers upfront payment, and makes the resale experience smooth and clutter-free.

Since its inception, Rebag has catered to a rapidly growing segment of consumers who are exploring ownership of luxury goods in a sustainable and affordable way. The company operates online and in stores, with locations in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, and Connecticut. Founded in 2014 by a team out of Harvard Business School, Rebag is backed by prestigious venture capital investors including General Catalyst, Novator, Crosslink and FJLabs, and has raised over $100m in funding to date. In 2020, Rebag was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies. Rebag has been featured in the New York Times, Business of Fashion, VOGUE, TechCrunch and more.

Role

Rebag is currently hiring for a passionate buyer to join the Buying team. As a buyer for Rebag, the ideal candidate would have experience in luxury goods, exposure to the resale market and an understanding of pricing. This role is not a traditional buying position but more of a conventional approach to buying as there is a heavy focus on analytics. The role reports to the Director of Buying.

Responsibilities

Researching: Assist the buying team with research for our six categories; Handbags, Accessories, Watch, Jewelry, Shoes and Apparel. The information they gather is vital to decision-making. Understanding luxury market and having sound knowledge about different luxury brands and their seasonal collections is important function of this role as well

Pricing: Understanding how resale pricing for luxury goods work. Researching market trends and resale market price comps. Working extensively on our client submissions and learning how to recognize high end designer, trends, models and SKUs from our data base as well as site search. Determining based on market research, the buying price and resale price and establishing margin based on that.

General Buying: Organizing various buying process guides, team learnings and buying documents. Performing buying support duties such as updating data, exporting and tracking files, respond to general buying enquiries from other departments etc.

Requirements

2 to 5 years of Buying Experience in fashion brands or department stores
Highly quantitative and comfortable using spreadsheets, excel and doing retail math
Need to have a strong sense of team as you will be working closely with other buyers so being positive and ability to take feedback well is important
Being able to organize and multi task is important. Buying has multiple tasks that needs to be completed efficiently throughout the day/week
Should be research minded and detail oriented
Ability to multi-task in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment while maintaining a positive, ownership focused mindset
Ability to operate fully remotely and digitally
Ability to work from home in a professional and rigorous way
Excellent English in both verbal and written communications
Ownership mentality, highly organized, detail-oriented, and ability to work with cross-functional teams
Ability and willingness to quickly and efficiently adapt in a rapidly changing start-up environment
Long term commitment and grow with the company

Your resume must be in English, otherwise it won’t be considered.

Originally posted on Himalayas

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