Resale Buyer

at Turnabout - Luxury Resale (view profile)
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted January 1, 2024
Category Retail
Job Type Full-time


Are you looking for a career change?

Turnabout is seeking a dedicated and passionate fashion lover for the position of Resale Buyer. This is an opportunity to work with designer labels from Lululemon, Aritzia to Chanel in the sustainable retail world of consignment. If you have a style and flair for fashion, an energetic personality, love working and building relationships with clients you want to be part of our fun and dynamic team.

Turnabout is the place for you!

What we offer:

• Competitive wages depending of experience

• On demand pay

• RRSP matching Program

• Extended Benefits

• Ongoing fashion education

• Ongoing professional development

• Work with teams that enjoy and support each other

• 50% Consignment split

If you:

• Have a passion for fashion/brands/trends

• Would enjoy learning about brands and continually educate yourself on upcoming fashion trends

• Have good typing and computer skills

• Have experience with serving and building relationships with clients of all ages

• Are detail oriented

• Have exceptional negotiation skills with the confidence to be warm and friendly

• Can multitask and work in a fast paced environment

• Able to stand for long periods and are capable of lifting 10 kg

What you’ll do:

• Spending time on the sales floor learning labels,what our customers are buying and pricing

• Learn our Inventory Software Data Entry and the fine art of accepting merchandise

• Build relationships with our sellers

• Learn the responsibilities for the day-to-day overseeing and coordination of our inventory and consignment buying.

• Consistently learn and share product knowledge with sales associates

• Consistently promote Turnabout and our services to ensure we have the best stock possible

• Welcoming consignors, answering questions and addressing their expectations

• Pre-sorting, typing and processing drop offs

• Assist the Resale Buyer with markdowns as necessary

• Manage many tasks at once with speed and accuracy


• Excellent Customer Service & People Skills

• Designer Labels, fashion trends and pricing knowledge

• Leadership and organizational abilities

• Strong operational skills

• Interpersonal and communication skills

• Problem-solving attitude

• Flexibility to work in shifts

• Post secondary education in business and/ or fashion is encouraged

• Knowledge of consignment industry a definite asset

Who we are:

Turnabout began in 1978 and is an Industry Leader in the Resale of Contemporary and Designer Clothing & Accessories for Women and Men with eight brick & mortar stores that stretch from Vancouver to South Surrey and Oak Bay in Victoria. The diversity, talent, and accomplishments of our consignors & shoppers offer a great opportunity to work with amazing clients that buy and sell quality clothing & accessories brought to us from all over the world. You will learn all the facets of retail and our industry, AND be part of a sustainable business that supports the community.

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