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Associate Buyer

Sales and Marketing | Remote Eligible | Full Time

Job Description


Founded in 2013, San Francisco-based Chairish is the leading online marketplace for exceptional home furnishings. Our mission is to inspire and foster the joy of creative expression through home decorating.


The Chairish marketplace connects millions of design lovers to over 10,000 sellers, creating newfound business for sophisticated brands, unique makers, remarkable artists, esteemed vintage and antique dealers as well as private collectors. We are leading the luxury home furnishings industry into the digital future.


Our leadership team includes veteran technology entrepreneurs who’ve created the biggest global travel brands alongside celebrated fashion and design industry executives. Chairish has earned widespread recognition from leaders in the home design space. Architectural Digest named Chairish the #1 “can’t live without decorating app” that “will change the way you shop for furniture online.” Entrepreneur lists Chairish as one of  “best entrepreneurial companies in America” and IAB recently named Chairish a "Brand to Watch in 2020”.


This role is remote eligible. Chairish Inc. is looking for an Associate Buyer to join our growing ecommerce buying team. Because the retail/wholesale part of our brand is still in its infancy, this position offers the unique opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our business’s growth and trajectory. There has never been a more exciting time to be in the home category online, so there will be no shortage of learning opportunities along the way. 

In this role you will assist the category Buyer(s) in vendor management, assortment optimization, and overall running of the business. The Associate Buyer will provide instrumental organization and support to our team. Moreover, we will rely on you to closely monitor all aspects of the accounts and skus within your purview and to proactively identify issues before they become larger. 

The Associate Buyer will also provide a key point of contact and support to our vendors. As a representative of our brand within the vendor community, you will be a responsive and collaborative partner. 

This role is highly collaborative and will work in tandem with our Merchandising, Sales, Onboarding, and Analytics teams in order to maximize all of our opportunities for growth. 


  • Analyze KPIs/sales trends for recommendations to Buying leadership 

  • Communicate weekly/monthly/quarterly sales updates and identify actionable opportunities to further grow the business

  • Regularly review skus and performance to ensure that products are being displayed in the strongest possible way

  • Oversee vendor promotional participation and provide key operational support during sale periods

  • Liaise with our Onboarding and Production teams to ensure that ingested product is presented as effectively as possible

  • Proactively cultivate wholesale partnerships and work to anticipate issues before they arise

  • Regularly communicate with vendors to brainstorm new sales opportunities and act as key point of contact between external and internal partners 

Your Experience:

  • 2+ years professional experience, ideally in Buying/Merchandising/e-commerce environment

  • Demonstrated passion and knowledge of the home category

  • A proven track record of partnership and collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Keen attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Insatiable curiosity and eagerness to learn

  • Proactive problem solver


Chairish Inc. is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender identity/expression, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. We are an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives to apply to job positions at Chairish. 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please apply with your resume.  All submissions will be evaluated and interviews will be conducted for those applicants who most strongly fit our needs.  If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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