About us

Stop compromising for the sake of time! "Get what you love in minutes" - that's what we put ourselves as a vision. United as a team with various backgrounds and vast experience we make our vision a reality. If you value your time you are just at the right place.

arive was built by a motivated team, backed by great VCs and Angels to be the one who changes E-commerce for good!

Your profile

  • Degree in Business, Economics (or equivalent) as well as 4+ years solid work experience as a Buyer, preferably at a fast-growing tech company and in the field of luxury or lifestyle brands
  • Several years experience in building and leading strong teams
  • Great sense for consumer trends and market, product and lifestyle brand knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills, used to making data-based decisions in a dynamic environment
  • Negotiation is in your blood, you are a strong communicator with suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Hands-on mentality, not afraid to get your hands dirty operationally to ensure our ambitious timelines
  • Excellent communication skills in English; German is a plus

Your mission

Our Buying Team is responsible for the identification, acquisition, negotiation and buying of all lifestyle brands and the continuous expansion and optimisation of our brand portfolio. Our buyers are always on the hunt for the latest fashion and lifestyle trends.

  • You are responsible for defining and implementing the Buying strategy in your respective categories, this includes acquisition and managing of existing brand accounts and the optimisation of your lifestyle brand portfolio
  • You are conducting the partnership acquisition and management for our two commercial business models at arive: Marketplace and Connected Retail 
  • You negotiate conditions with the respective suppliers of brands
  • You are responsible for sales planning and determining seasonal listings and volumes 
  • You own and manage the performance of the assortment to drive sales and maximise profits
  • You will help to shape the buying department and contribute to continuous improvement in coordination with various interfaces such as marketing and operations teams
  • You build your own team of Buyers from scratch

Why us?

You will help us building something that changes people's lives! Be one of the first to know that arive is coming to your city and be the one bringing the future of shopping all over Europe! We offer a steep learning curve and a dynamic team, ready to work with you in any situation!
Together with our team, you’ll create the story and product that will shape the future of retail. Together we will build a Q-Commerce platform for the future – in Germany – in the EU – globally!

Useful info:

Our selection process will typically involve an initial chat with one of our recruitment team followed by a selection of competency based interviews with stakeholders and the hiring manager.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusivity. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, colour, religion, national origin, disability status or marital status.

Sounds exciting?

Then please send us your application with your earliest possible start date and salary expectations.

Your arive People team


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