Founded in 2010, Wish has quickly grown to become one of the world's largest e-commerce companies. With 500 million users, 1 million merchants and over 200 million items in our marketplace, it's no wonder that Wish is the #1 shopping app in 40+ countries on the Google Play store & #1 shopping app in 20+ countries on Apple App Store. Wish is also the most & best reviewed shopping app (#1 on Google Play & #2 on Apple App Store).
Our WishX team embodies the company's approach to innovation. It functions as an internal incubator for new business ideas and is empowered to take calculated risks, think creatively, and embrace different perspectives. By constantly iterating and deploying, we have the freedom and flexibility to try out new ideas and work toward the best solutions.
We have the following exciting opportunity within the WishX team
Senior Buyer, Brands Initiative
Wish has an amazing opportunity available for experienced buyers of branded inventory to lead a new line of business for our fast growing e-commerce platform. In this role you will leverage your extensive global network to acquire large quantities of high quality, branded goods through a variety of strategies, including off price purchasing. The ideal candidates will have deep experience in the branded inventory space and be ready to work in an entrepreneurial & creative environment. This role will likely focus on the categories of women's & men's apparel, housewares, accessories and shoes. Candidates will rely heavily on data to set direction & spending strategy. This is an outstanding opportunity to merge your deep experience in the off price market with one of the world's most innovative e-commerce companies. Wish is seeking individuals who can work autonomously, with the ability to build a business, with an existing network in their category.
What you'll do:
* Leverage Wish's global brand and your rolodex of global suppliers to determine mutual fit and bring in brands and build a great product selection for Wish consumers, at scale. * Proactively network with suppliers regarding available merchandise and negotiate directly on purchases. This includes frequent visits to showrooms, selecting product and handling negotiations, either independently or in conjunction with Wish Execs. * Opportunistically purchase quality, branded goods with a data driven focus on sales performance. * Ability to pull up and think strategically about the buying function at Wish to launch various categories while establishing and streamlining buying processes. * Provide ongoing analysis and interpretation of key business issues.
Who You Are:
* 5+ years retail / eComm merchandising buying experience with the associated extensive network of suppliers and support ecosystem. * Experience with close-out or opportunistic buying of off price inventory. * A proven track record of developing, building and growing businesses, and product categories. * Strong negotiation skills * Strong analytical, financial (retail math, P&L, eComm metrics), strategic and planning skills. * Strong verbal and written communication skills. * An adaptable go-getter, with a \"can-do attitude,\" who is creative, entrepreneurial minded, and has a strong comfort level with taking measurable risks. * eCommerce experience strongly preferred but not required.
Wish, is transforming the way the world shops by offering a convenient and personalized mobile shopping experience. Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable quality goods to be accessible for everyone on a global scale. We selectively bring together world-class technical talent that are passionate about connecting relevant products to value conscious consumers all over the world!
Learn more about us:
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Wish is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran, or disability status.
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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