Buying & Merchandising Intern

Job description

With an ability to unite global communities across borders, Daily Paper is more than a clothing brand. Through creativity, fashion, and education, we aim to inspire young adults and set an example of giving back. Daily Paper has attracted a tribe of multidisciplinary creatives and cultivated a community of individuals who celebrate their own roots and champion inclusivity. The diverse and deep-rooted diaspora culture is the bedrock of our brand, echoing in every collection - and always portrayed through the lens of the youth.

Are you in for a challenge at Daily Paper? We’re looking for a Buying & Merchandising Intern to support our Buyer and Merchandiser. This will include identifying Daily Paper’s buying needs and preparing the requests from Buying and Merchandising to manage all necessary activities. During this internship, you will learn how to take charge of tracking inventory levels, how to be aware of the need for buying products, and will learn to understand what and how much is needed to meet optimum levels of stock for the company.


Duties during the Internship

  • Support the Buyer and Merchandiser in the needed documentation.

  • Assess the company’s buying needs by looking through stock inventories.

  • Monitor stock on a regular base so that orders are placed in time.

  • Assist the Buyer with placing PO’s and making sure products arrive on time.

  • Place rush (fast lane) orders for items that may run out on short notice.

  • Create the orders and determine their accuracy by physically checking quantity and quality.

  • Making sure that all stores (worldwide) receive the full collection before it drops.

  • Follow up on order status and keep the Buyer and Merchandiser informed.

  • Creating purchasing plans together with the Buyer and Merchandiser by analyzing stock data.

  • Have a commercial mindset and prepare trend forecasts to give advice to the Buyer and Merchandiser which products are needed in the assortment.

  • Monitor market changes, competitor prices and consumer behavior to settle on the best possible prices together with the Buyer and Merchandiser.

  • Keep track of important deadlines and create forecasts with the team to make sure targets are reached.

  • Prepare all necessary documentation and reports to support the Buyer and Merchandiser needs.

Job requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a study/bachelor/master, which is ideally Fashion/Retail/Finance/Product related

  • Able to prioritize workload, have good organizational skills and a good eye for detail

  • You have an analytical but commercial mindset.

  • Great communication skills (English and Dutch)

  • Highly motivated to learn and develop

  • Excel skills are a plus.

  • Available for a period of 6 months with the possibility to extend, starting 25th of July 2022.