Retail Product Buyer - Health and Wellbeing

map_markerEgham CoinNegotiable

Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 05073

Job Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 11 August 2016

This is a unique opportunity to develop your buying and product development career by joining one of the most successful direct marketers of health and wellbeing products in UK. Reporting to and supported by the MD you will be given responsibility for assisting in sourcing new products via trade shows and research. The company has a multi-channel approach with products sold on DRTV, national newspapers and magazines, online, and mail order catalogue. Passionate about health & wellbeing, you will need to keep abreast of the latest industry and consumer trends to be able to identify innovative products which will capture public imagination and be brought to market at a profitable and affordable price. The marketing department may also identify a specific need in the market and you will be tasked with negotiating and sourcing at a commercially viable price and often determining the retail price. Once a new product is sourced you will work with both the heads of Marketing and Operations to assist in preparing the item for the distribution and sale. Profile:- Experience in negotiating with suppliers and building profitable working relationships Knowledge of buying for catalogue, health/beauty/medical or similar products with a passion for the sector Excellent supplier management / development skills Strong commercial acumen Ability to be accountable and work to exceed company targets Analysis and report writing skills Interest in product marketing Highly self-motivated individual

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