THE ICONIC is hiring a

Buyer / Senior Buyer / Designer - Private Label Women's Footwear

Sydney, Australia

 THE ICONIC is a truly unique brand.  We entered the market in 2011 with the vision of defining the future of fashion retail.  Since then we have created a brand known throughout Australia by connecting shoppers with the best fashion and sports product through the most inspiring and rewarding shopping experience.

THE ICONIC stands for benchmark-setting experiences (3 hour delivery, access to over 1000 top brands, market-leading shopping app), for impassioned communities (connecting Australians fashion and sports lovers through digital innovation), and for our love of the newest in fashion from our 1000+ leading local and international brands.  We want to inspire Australians and New Zealanders to constantly explore new sides of their identity, and have a whole lot of fun doing it.

So, what are we looking for?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer or Senior Buyer to help us evolve the landscape of Australian e-commerce and fashion within our Women's Footwear category. If you are a highly skilled Private Label Buyer with experience developing Women’s Footwear, then please read on!

Yes, I'm an amazing Women's Footwear Buyer, what exactly will I be doing?

  • You'll be running your business area with a focus on overall business strategy
  • Building solid relationships with existing key suppliers - including overseas factories and agents
  • Sourcing new overseas and local vendors
  • Product Development: design and development of product for the Women's Footwear category
  • Responsible for negotiation of terms and business partnerships
  • Control of all purchasing and sales related activities
  • Running and researching sell through reports
  • Planning and implementation of the assortment and price changes
  • Preparation and development of merchandising materials
  • Developing promotional activities with our fantastic in-house Marketing team
  • You'll be the interface between marketing, purchasing and logistics
  • Leading, managing and mentoring Junior and Assistant Buyers

Other than being a dynamic, go-getter we are looking for......

  • Proven experience in a fast-paced environment with a large SKU count
  • Well established contacts in the Women's Footwear category, Australian experience highly desirable
  • Experience in building commercially successful ranges with a customer focused approach
  • An acute eye for current and future trends with the ability to back your judgement
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Commercial analytical/reporting and numeracy skills
  • Strong team management and mentoring experience
  • High motivation, independence and resilience
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge

We are happy to consider both Buyer and Senior Buyer level candidates for this exciting opportunity. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply today!


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