health & beauty buyer in mississauga

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mississauga, ontario
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Sales and Marketing
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Our client, a major media outlet showcasing top of the line products, is hiring a Health and Beauty Buyer for an 8 month contract with long term potential.

Using your experience and vendor network, you will be responsible for the development and execution of the Health and Beauty business plans.
Work with Merchandise Manager of Health & Beauty to develop programs and strategies in order to meet or exceed all outlined sales, gross profit, inventory, business goals and metrics
To build assortments that focus on product excellence and fufill the overall too provide meaningful value to our Customers.
Ensure that all programs uphold the high standards set out in the "Customer First Attitude" program.
Initiate and plan marketing and promotional calendar for the Department by working closely with Web, Marketing and Promotions teams on an ongoing basis; plan and execute promotional/marketing calendar to ensure support for new lines, products and initiatives.
Monitor all Canadian competitor/marketplace activity to ensure that it is at the front of all new trends or innovations. Also be aware of competitor's .com sites and their programs as well as monitor other relevant Television Home Shopping Networks. The ultimate goal is to ensure they are consistent in offering the best value proposition to the customer at all times.
Negotiate Vendor Agreements
Be constantly aware of all new product and category innovations. Do this by: attending industry trade shows (where relevant), reading trade magazines and websites and working with the vendor network.
Manage product life cycles and inventory levels to ensure that all targets are met.

up to $31/hr
Located in Mississauga
Amazing opportunity to take the next step in your career, plenty of exposure
Work for the largest media outlet in Canada!

Beauty or Wellness experience
3 to 5 years Buying/Marketing/Business Development experience preferably in Beauty and Wellness.
Specific experience developing Private Label programs within the Category would be an asset.
Proven success in the Development and Implementation of new Business Strategies and Initiatives.
Post Secondary Education.
Entrepreneurial with the ability to work in a fast paced environment with considerable autonomy
Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
Demonstrated oral/written communication and presentation skills
Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
Experience with budgeting processes and knowledge of financial systems.
Technical skills- proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Internet
Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.


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