Rebag (rebag.com), the ultimate destination for buying and selling the most coveted designer handbags, is an e-commerce company reimagining the role of luxury in the secondary market. Rebag has opened a world of endless access to luxury, with a unique business model that puts the seller first, offers upfront payment, and makes the resale experience smooth and clutter-free.
Since its inception, Rebag has catered to a rapidly growing segment of consumers who are exploring ownership of luxury goods in a sustainable and affordable way. The company operates online and in stores, with seven locations in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Founded in 2014 by a team out of Harvard Business School, Rebag is backed by prestigious venture capital investors including General Catalyst, Novator, Crosslink and FJLabs, and has raised $52m in funding to date. Rebag is headquartered in New York City and employs a team of 120.
Rebag is currently hiring for a passionate buyer to join the Buying team in NYC who would report to the Head of Buying. As a buyer for Rebag, the ideal candidate would have experience in luxury goods, exposure to the resale market and an understanding of pricing. This role is not a traditional buying position but more of a conventional approach to buying as there is a heavy focus in analytics.
Researching: Assist the buying team with research trends. The information they gather is vital to decision-making. Understanding luxury handbag’s market trend and having sound knowledge about different luxury brands and their seasonal collections
Pricing: Understanding how resale pricing for luxury goods work. Determining based on market research, the buying price and resale price and establishing margin based on that.
Organizing: Organizing various buying process guides, team learnings and buying documents.
Need to have a strong sense of team as you will be working closely with other buyers so being positive and ability to take feedback well is important
Being able to organize and multi task is very important. Buying has multiple tasks that needs to be completed efficiently throughout the day/week
Comfortable using spreadsheets, excel and doing basic retail math
Should be research minded and detail oriented
Fun, enthusiastic and positive minded
This is a startup so candidates have to be comfortable with young companies and be nimble and entrepreneurial. Environment is fun and fast-paced. We want people who are keen to build something big and can work efficiently in a team.