Head of Sourcing

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

You'll relish the opportunity to travel the world to seek out new suppliers. You'll be able to work without direction and have the most incredible ability to find out information from desk research and by making new contacts on the ground. You'll be resourceful and always go the extra mile, like a detective solving a case.

 

The responsibilities

- Find the best makers around the world

- Build a maker pipeline

- Represent our brand at key trade shows

- Pitch our concept to the owners of factories

- Create and agree terms of business

- Create, agree and implement the on-boarding process

 

The requirements

- Awesome at business development

- Existing black book of high-end furniture manufacturers in India, Poland, Vietnam and China

- Charming and personable with an interest in other cultures

- Passion for interior design and furniture

- 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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P.S

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