Buyer

US-TX-Austin
Category
Marketing
Offers.com
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.

 

Offers.com, a division of Ziff Davis, LLC, saves consumers time and money by helping them find the best coupons, deals and offers from more than 15,000 online stores and brands. Offers.com has over 400 categories including travel, software, clothing and more. The site has over 100,000 of the best offers, including promotions, coupons and coupon codes, deals, free trials, and free offers. Offers are verified, rated, and updated daily by the Offers.com team. The Company, based in Austin, Texas, was acquired by Ziff Davis, LLC in December 2015.

 

Offers.com is looking for a buyer to support our growing merchandising team. Buyers are responsible for sourcing compelling product assortments, negotiating and developing strategic vendor partnerships, building category and brand strategy, and delivering great brands and products at an amazing price. The buyer will concentrate on building out the product assortment for DailyDeals.com and marketing the products across the Ziff Davis family of publications.

 

Our ideal buyer is ambitious in nature, detail-oriented, comfortable working in cross-functional teams, and passionate about the ecommerce industry.

Responsibilities

  • Identify brands and products that represent our customer’s needs. Primary focus categories are computers and electronics, apparel, home & garden, and jewelry
  • Build assortment for the Company’s Amazon and eBay stores, as well as DailyDeals.com.
  • Pricing and financial accountability
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers
  • Continuously add new suppliers to the assortment, and expand business with existing suppliers
  • Ability to remain flexible and willing to change strategies as business needs dictate
  • Required to develop, coach and mentor a team of 2-3 employees

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ buying experience or relevant merchandising/retail experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of merchandising financials and the ability to manage profitability
  • Connections within the electronics reseller/refurbisher industry preferred
  • Experience in ecommerce required
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel minimum of 10%

**Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

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