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Experienced Retail Buyer

Advertiser: EB Games3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (218 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Sep 2018
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Retail & Consumer Products, Buying

Experienced Retail Buyer

Opportunity of a lifetime for an experienced specialist Retail Buyer to buy the newest and coolest video game and pop culture merchandise for leading retailer EB Games. 

ABOUT US

Over 20 years EB Games has become one of Australia leading retailers, but we don’t do retail like most companies. Step in to a store, our office or warehouse and the energy and passion is undeniable. With more than 450 locations around Australia and New Zealand, EB Games stores are the home of expert advice, service, iconic gaming and pop culture products.

We work in a dynamic and exciting environment where delivering the best customer experience is at the core of everything we do. We care about our customers, celebrate our wins together and most importantly have fun!

We’re known for our amazing people, vibrant culture and exciting career opportunities. We are proud of our diverse team who represent the values of EB Ethos – Family, Integrity, Vitality, Vision, Accountability and Recognition. At EB Games a career in retail is so much more.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Buyers are the key to any successful retailer. They shape the future of our product lines to create value for our business and provide the best retail experience for our customers. At EB Games and Zing, our Buyers enjoy working closely with our vendor partners to purchase the newest and coolest products from Disney, Harry Potter, Marvel, DC and Star Wars. And that’s just to name a few!

As an important member of a talented and creative team, you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, sourcing, selecting and purchasing quantities of goods and merchandise that are sold in EB Games and Zing Pop Culture stores
  • Designing and implementing pricing, marketing, promotional and display strategies
  • Negotiating prices, quotes and settling on agreements with vendors and suppliers
  • Anticipating consumer trends, forecasting demand and assessing sales performance of products

 

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Min 5 years’ experience in specialist retail buying, planning and merchandising
  • Strong negotiation, communication and resolution skills
  • Ability to work closely with the cross functional teams, manage stakeholder expectations and build effective relationships
  • The energy and vitality to work effectively in a fast-paced, busy environment
  • Excellent ability to research, plan, analyse and evaluate trends and sales performance

 

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Amazing opportunity with a leading retailer
  • An environment where great performance is recognised and rewarded
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts
  • A fun and dynamic culture that is people focused
  • Endless career opportunities across EB Games and Zing Pop Culture

 

Join us and see what it means to become part of the EB Games retail experience, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button today.

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in EB Games.



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Opportunity of a lifetime for an experienced specialist Retail Buyer to buy the newest and coolest video game and pop culture merchandise for leading retailer EB Games. 

ABOUT US

Over 20 years EB Games has become one of Australia leading retailers, but we don’t do retail like most companies. Step in to a store, our office or warehouse and the energy and passion is undeniable. With more than 450 locations around Australia and New Zealand, EB Games stores are the home of expert advice, service, iconic gaming and pop culture products.

We work in a dynamic and exciting environment where delivering the best customer experience is at the core of everything we do. We care about our customers, celebrate our wins together and most importantly have fun!

We’re known for our amazing people, vibrant culture and exciting career opportunities. We are proud of our diverse team who represent the values of EB Ethos – Family, Integrity, Vitality, Vision, Accountability and Recognition. At EB Games a career in retail is so much more.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Buyers are the key to any successful retailer. They shape the future of our product lines to create value for our business and provide the best retail experience for our customers. At EB Games and Zing, our Buyers enjoy working closely with our vendor partners to purchase the newest and coolest products from Disney, Harry Potter, Marvel, DC and Star Wars. And that’s just to name a few!

As an important member of a talented and creative team, you will be responsible for:

  • Planning, sourcing, selecting and purchasing quantities of goods and merchandise that are sold in EB Games and Zing Pop Culture stores
  • Designing and implementing pricing, marketing, promotional and display strategies
  • Negotiating prices, quotes and settling on agreements with vendors and suppliers
  • Anticipating consumer trends, forecasting demand and assessing sales performance of products

 

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Min 5 years’ experience in specialist retail buying, planning and merchandising
  • Strong negotiation, communication and resolution skills
  • Ability to work closely with the cross functional teams, manage stakeholder expectations and build effective relationships
  • The energy and vitality to work effectively in a fast-paced, busy environment
  • Excellent ability to research, plan, analyse and evaluate trends and sales performance

 

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Amazing opportunity with a leading retailer
  • An environment where great performance is recognised and rewarded
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts
  • A fun and dynamic culture that is people focused
  • Endless career opportunities across EB Games and Zing Pop Culture

 

Join us and see what it means to become part of the EB Games retail experience, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button today.

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in EB Games.

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