Developments in (online) retail move at lightning speed. That is why we reinvent ourselves
time and time again for our customers. And have been for more than 70 years!
Wehkamp has over 400,000 different products from more than 2,500 brands in the field of
fashion and living. With more than 600,000 daily visitors on our Wehkamp website and app,
we serve 2.9 million regular customers.
Every day we are there for families in the Netherlands. In short, we are there for every family,
regardless of age, composition or origin. With our personal shopping experience, relevant
collections, inspiring content and unrivalled service, we help them every day to get everything
out of their lives.
A successful brand is a brand that inspires. And behind this inspiring brand are over 900
committed colleagues in a transparent organization. Wehkamp therefore has an open corporate culture where there is plenty of room for creativity, development and personal input.
In 2021, Wehkamp Retail Group acquired kleertjes.com. In the coming years, we will
continue to focus on growth. Our strategy is to become a multi-facia e-commerce group with
many online retail shops run and supported by a shared core structure.
For our Private Label department located in Hilversum, we are looking for an ambitious Buying Assistant. This department is the creative breeding ground from which we create, develop and buy the collections for ladies fashion labels of Anytime, Ruby, Great Looks, Imagine and of course Miljuschka x Wehkamp.
This "start-up" is growing like crazy. We are ambitious. We believe we are at the beginning of something big. To realise our ambitious growth plans, we are looking for an equally ambitious Assistant Buyer.
You are an intrical part of the buying process (Design / Buying / Production / Merchandising). You support the (Senior) Buyers where necessary and work together with your colleagues from Merchandise Planning, Styling, Quality Control and marketing. On the one hand, you are in the middle of the lively product development process and critical path management You are also fully involved in the challenges of e-commerce. To say this position is dynamic is an understatement.
For instance, you are jointly responsible for an on-trend offer and the development of the seasonal range; you have daily contact with suppliers and other external partners abroad; you take care of and monitor the administration around the purchasing process; you prepare weekly sales analyses and make recommendations for different products based on their performance. You work closely with our marketing team to ensure the right products are
promoted and seen by our customers And so much more......
We think this is important:
You have a passion for fashion and thrive in a dynamic environment. You have completed a bachelor's degree with a specializing in fashion with minimun 3+ years of experience in a similar function.
You are available full-time and able to work on our creative location in Hilversum. You are confident, you communicate easily and have an excellent command of the English language, both in terms of speaking and writing. You have excellent fashion trend knowledge of the European and Dutch market and are a commercial thinker. We are incredibly ambitious and expect you to be as well.
What we offer you:
We help you get the most out of your career every day. Your development and your personal
growth are a mutual commitment: Wehkamp grows, you grow. You grow, Wehkamp grows.
- Salary appropriate to your experience;
- Holiday allowance of 10.5%;
- 25 holidays;
- Profit sharing;
- Travel allowance and a home office allowance;
- Pension scheme;
- Every year the opportunity to grow within your salary scale;
- Discount on your supplementary health insurance;
- Staff discount on virtually the entire Wehkamp B.V. product range
Our head office is in Zwolle. Our Private Label department works from our office in
The process for this vacancy is as follows:
1. Do your expectations and our wishes match? Then we would like to get to know you;
2. If you and we are enthusiastic, we will schedule a detailed introduction with you.
3. After this introduction, you will hear from us as soon as possible whether we see you
as our colleague. If so, we will make you an offer. If not, we will of course give you
good feedback that you can use.
Additional note: This vacancy is also published in Dutch