About us

Stop compromising for the sake of time and “let everything you love arive in minutes”.

We are one of the fastest scaling q-commerce brands and deliver curated lifestyle products in under 30 minutes. Our ambition is to become the #1 place to connect people with the brands they love and to expand our offering quickly across Germany and Europe - backed by leading international VCs and angel investors. 

If you want to shape the future of e-Commerce, join us on our mission to enrich people’s lives with the most elevated and effortless shopping experience, and become part of our experienced team now.

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, including
  • 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 own and manage the performance of the assortment to drive sales and maximise profits
  • You 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

Your profile

  • Degree in Business, Economics (or equivalent) as well as 4+ years 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

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.

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