Buyer - Concession Brands
As a Buyer - Concession Brands, you’ll be responsible for the management of the home concessions area of the business. To source new concessions, negotiate the best terms for Selfridges, manage existing concessions and to work with them to drive marketing, sales, range and product exclusives to maximise profitability. To ensure the concessions are fully represented in store and online, and manage and develop a small team where relevant.
The Ideal Candidate
You’ll already have great experience as a buyer, so we’ll expect you to hit the ground running. Creative in your approach, you’ll have:
- Well-developed understanding of the product/market
- Numerate with highly commercial approach
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong negotiation skills
- Systems literate
- The ability to influence
About the Company
We are a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other.
We have challenged the rules of retail from day one, whilst demonstrating our unwavering commitment to sustainability. In 2016, we were the first to be awarded with recognition for the ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. We are also recognised as the Best Department Store in the World (2010, 2012, 2014 & 2018) underlining our place at the forefront of retail. In 2018 we were recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company to work for.
Our vision is to be the destination for the most extraordinary customer experience, and our people are central to us achieving this. As an employer we are committed to making Selfridges an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work