Assistant Senior Jewelry Buyer

Recruiter
Rebag
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
09 Jul 2021
Function
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent

Company

Rebag (rebag.com), the ultimate destination for buying and selling the most coveted designer handbags, accessories, watches and jewelry, is an e-commerce company reimagining the role of luxury in the secondary 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 six locations in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. 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.

Must have experience in one or more of the following brands: Cartier, Tiffany, Bvlgari, Van Cleef

Role

Rebag is currently hiring for a passionate buyer to join the Buying team in NYC who would report to the Head of Buying. 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 in analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting Senior Buyer and Managers in making better buying decisions for our Jewelry category
  • Researching market trends, resale market price comps and helping the team in day to day buying queries for our Jewelry category
  • Assist the Head of Buying in building Jewelry brand portfolio, analyzing Jewelry sales and determining future inventory forecast
  • Assisting the team in our other categories; Handbag, Watches and Accessories
  • Building Jewelry knowledge guide for training the team and other departments within Rebag
  • Participating and bidding in international Jewelry auctions
  • Assisting in expanding sourcing opportunities

Requirements

  • Need to have a strong knowledge of the Fine Jewelry market. Able to asses condition, markings, obvious counterfeit and other nuances
  • Resale Jewelry market experience preferable but not mandatory
  • 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 very important. Buying has multiple tasks that needs to be completed efficiently throughout the day/week
  • Comfortable using spreadsheets, excel and doing basic retail math
  • Should be research minded and detail oriented
  • Fun, enthusiastic and positive minded
  • This is a startup so candidates have to be comfortable with young companies and be nimble and entrepreneurial.
  • Environment is fun and fast-paced. We want people who are keen to build something big and can work efficiently in a team.

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