Buyer / Authenticator - Dubai
About the job
As part of our expansion within the region, we are looking for a new buyer/authenticator to support us on this great project.
Your role will be divided into 3 areas:Buying & Replenishing
- You must be able to build up a strong regional/international network of resellers.
- You must buy new releases for the store.
- You must perform aggressive daily buying to replenish the sold items across our sales platforms.
- You must have the ability to verify the authenticity of sneakers across the major sneaker brands.
- You must keep up with footwear industry trends, sneaker releases, and collaborations with the world’s best retailers, from streetwear to high fashion.
- You will not only figure out the authenticity of sneakers, but spot manufacturer defects, assess wear, and inspect SKU and size.
- You will accept what's best of the store for consignment
- You will help with all consignor inquiries with professionalism, accuracy, and efficiency.
- You will draft well-written emails to consignors to explain and resolve any questions about the consignment process.
- You will help with consignor outreach projects on an as-needed basis.
⚠️ Mandatory skills
- Strong network of resellers
- Buying & management skills
- Ability to authenticate sneakers
- Know the KPIs
- Listening and knowing how to communicate
- Professional English
➕ The little extras that will be appreciated
- You have a strong affinity with the world of sneakers and streetwear culture
- Strong network of resellers from US & UK.
- You have already experience in the resell industry
👉 Who are we looking for?
- You are a DOER: you know how to prioritize and adapt, you are rigorous and versatile. You are autonomous, you have attention to detail and you go to the end of each project.
- You are PASSIONATE: you love what you do, you want to learn, to progress and you have ambition.
- You are PEOPLE FRIENDLY: listening, team spirit, being smiling and positive on a daily basis are qualities that you possess.
- You are COMMITTED: you are interested in sneakers, streetwear.
- You are REACTIVE: you know how to deal with strangers, and find solutions.
- Residency visa, employee insurance, and a paid annual leave
- Flight ticket
- 10-20% discount on the site all year round 👟
🙌 Join us
The team is about to grow from 16 to almost 30 people in 2023, it's time to join the Mad Kicks team! 🚀
- Location: Dubai
- Position to be filled at earliest
- Type of contract: Full-time permanent contract
Conduct of interviews
First interview : You will meet our Operations Manager accompanied by our Store Manager.
Second interview : You will meet with our existing buyer
Third interview : You will finally meet our Chief Operating Officer and the rest of our Team during Team Fit.
Apply now by sending us your cv at: Jobs@madkicks.com