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Gift Buyer

Job Title: Gift Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91371
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: AMH.51962.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 08, 2013 09:59

Job Description

This retailer is actively looking for an experienced Buyer of gallery retail merchandise / high-end gifts for a new gallery in London. You will be working for a successful international art photographic gallery which has recently opened branches within London due to expansion. The business prides itself on making art accessible to all and has an expansive catalogue of ready-to-hang fine art paper editions, canvas editions, framed art and fine art photography for a wide range of budgets. As the [Gift Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs), your responsibilities will include: * Attending key trade shows and exhibition * Developing a distinctive, innovative and unique product proposition * Building revenue through a program of rapid product acquisition and merchandising * Meeting annual budgets and building strategy for growth The ideal candidate will: * Have experience either buying within a gallery gift shop or buying gifts for a high end retailer * Have a keen eye and passion for contemporary art * Be able to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships with suppliers * Have exceptional negotiation and range planning skills * Be able to anticipate industry trends and creative in terms of new product ideas In addition to becoming part of this renowned and exciting international brand, the successful candidate would benefit from a highly competitive salary. If you would like to take advantage of this invaluable opportunity please do not hesitate to get in touch with your CV.