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Buyer / sourcer - EU

About Swoon Editions

We’re Swoon Editions. We design, make and sell furniture, and we’re on a mission to make the world a more beautiful place for everyone. 

We’re analysts, buyers, biochemists, economists, literature majors and designers - a real mix of solid experience and fresh young talent. 70% of our staff started as interns and we really believe in giving the right people great opportunities.

We're backed by some of the most reputable VCs in Europe and we’re hiring smart, hardworking people like there’s no tomorrow.

 

About the job

We’re looking for a super bright candidate to work with us in finding the best makers, designers and designs across Europe. It’s detective work, and requires you to be meticulous in your research and prolific in establishing contacts. Sourcing is a key part of our business, and your work will pay a huge role in our success - you will directly influence the quality of our products and what designs we can make available to our community of Insiders. The role will require frequent travel around Europe.

 

The responsibilities

- Research the market and hunt down the makers of the best designs

- Establish contact with manufacturers and negotiate deals

- Work with designers to create gorgeous products

- Work with manufacturers to get those gorgeous products made

- Do this better than anyone else

 

The requirements

- You’re interested in breaking new ground. 

- You’re focused on results (we’re not fans of micro management).

- You’re able to show frequent iteration and learn on your own. 

- You want to turn the market upside down. 

- You’re a really nice person. 

 

To Apply

To apply, send us an email at jobs@swooneditions.com. Mention the position you're applying for and tell us three things you think we should be doing in this area. We don't work with recruiters.

 

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