Massdrop is hiring a

Senior Buyer

San Francisco, United States

Massdrop is searching for Senior Buyers to continue to build and expand our communities. Our Senior Buyers are experts in business development and help drive all aspects of Massdrop's purchasing cycle.  This includes identifying quality products that would meet the demands of our community, reaching out to vendors with access to those products and executing product launches. In this role, you will be responsible for building strong partnerships with key accounts, attending industry trade shows, assisting in training and development of the buying team, organizing product releases, and more.

This is a challenging role, requiring buying, sales, or consulting experience and strong analytical and critical reasoning skills. Sounds great, huh? Keep reading!

Responsibilities

  • Meet financial and business goals
  • Identify and source compelling products that are desired by the community
  • Negotiate deals with vendors on behalf of the community
  • Build and develop strong relationships with new vendors
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure successful campaigns
  • Assist in training and development of the buying team
  • Perform analysis on existing sales and make strategy adjustments where applicable
  • Monitor and engage with the community through polls and discussions

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of buying or sales experience
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Please include your resume and cover letter detailing your buying, or vendor relations experience.

Who We Are

Massdrop puts community first. We create high-quality, custom gear, apparel, and products inspired and designed by our online communities. We provide millions of members a place to connect, discuss, buy products together, and learn about the things that are important to them.

Massdrop has raised $40 million in a Series B round of financing led by August Capital. The new round brings Massdrop’s total funds raised to about $48 million, which includes top investors, Mayfield, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, First Round Capital and Cowboy Ventures. Massdrop will use the financing to fuel its rapid growth and deliver on its vision for a new wave of community-driven commerce.