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Retail Store - Junior Buyer/Purchaser


Who are we? What’s our goal?

Dear Born Baby & Kids (DBBK) is a well-established baby store, located in the heart of North Toronto (neighbourhood known as Thornhill). We are a 22,000sq ft boutique style store providing a well curated selection of all the latest baby / toddler products on the Canadian market. Over the past 12 months, we have integrated new end-to-end systems in order to support our growth plans for 2024 and beyond. With growth and development being the push forward, we are growing our team and looking for enthusiastically driven individuals to join us in the role of Junior buyer. If you have some experience and feel this could be for you, continue reading.

Overall purpose of the role

The DBBK junior buyer is expected to maintain optimal stock levels. This individual will place daily orders for stock replenishment, as well as liaison with the brands / distributors to support the entry of new items onto the market. You would be expected to work closely with the marketing team to ensure all information is provided in order for them to prepare product launches and sales. Slow moving inventory is expected to be reduced and cleared as well as any new concepts introduced to the upper management team. Here are the skills / duties needed….

Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience in retail buying, preferably in the juvenile Industry (not a must)
  • Experience with Shopify or similar e-commerce platforms is preferred
  • Able to generate purchase orders as well as portal orders and ensure accuracy of information
  • Strong analytic skills and the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skill in order to negotiate prices and terms
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members
  • Resolve any issues or discrepancies related to orders or deliveries
  • Able to be with the team daily (this is not a remote / hybrid position)
Benefits

  • Competitive salary / wage. You can choose to receive a salary or an hourly rate. To discuss.
  • Opportunity for advancement and professional growth
  • Independent company culture
  • Employee discounts on company products
  • Convenient location easily accessed by public transportation
How to apply

If you are eager to join a dynamic team and you qualify for the job, please submit your resume to jobs@dearbornbaby.com.