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Buyer- Pet's
Job#: 176156
Positions: 1
Posted: 03/12/2014
Job Type: Full Time
Location: New York, NY
Department: Buying
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

 

Fab’s mission is to help people better their lives with design.

More than 11 million people around the world use Fab to discover everyday design products at great prices, to connect with the world’s most exciting designers, and to share their favorite design inspirations.

Fab is looking for a talented, smart, and entrepreneurial Buyer for our Pets category. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for pets and pet products, a high level of flexibility, commitment, and a good sense of humor.

The Fab Buyer must be able to:

  • Work with vendors specialized in pet-related products
  • Source new vendors and product subcategories
  • Communicate the Fab vision and selling method to potential suppliers/designers
  • Select assortments of pet and pet owner products with the Fab aesthetic
  • Negotiate appropriate pricing structures, terms, and fulfillment methods with vendors
  • Supervise assistant buyer/s on Pets team
Skills/Requirements

 

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Must have a background in sales or buying
  • Possess a background in pet category or relevant related experience
  • Understand the Fab aesthetic and approach to product selection
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must be a creative and flexible thinker and have a high level of initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with a strong customer focus
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