Branded Is Hiring!

Sourcing Specialist


At BRANDED, we are building a global digital consumer product platform that transforms marketplace sellers into international brands loved by millions. We hire talented individuals who are enthusiastic in partnering with the most successful founders of third-party brands on Amazon and other marketplaces to help them unlock growth and achieve global scale.

Since inception in late 2020, we have quickly scaled our platform to a growing portfolio of best-selling brands with more than 700,000 reviews on Amazon's marketplace, collectively generating $150m in gross revenue. Through our global presence in New York, Paris, Miami, London, Berlin and Asia, we have the ability to create a preeminent global multi-brand e-commerce platform in a growing e-commerce marketplace.

BRANDED's leadership team is composed of e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Goldman Sachs, SoftBank, Lazada, Alibaba and Amazon, and combines decades of investment, technology, operation and supply chain experience. Leading investors have joined our journey including Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures.

We are looking for top talent to join us!

Job Description

What you will do:
We are building up our Global Sourcing Team in Shenzhen & Shanghai. As a Sourcing Specialist, You will:
• Know and understand suppliers/factories’ capacity, capability and performance.
• Source products, suppliers/factories throughout the country.
• Negotiate the best price based on in-depth understanding of products and components.
• Ensure all supplier quotations and samples are completed on a timely basis to meet target.
• Compile and consolidate supplier performance data on a regular basis.
• Work with the Quality Team to identify testing and production issues upfront and to solve them as a team. Be responsible for order execution,such as sample approval, inspection/delivery monitoring.

• Collect relevant data to formulate sourcing proposals.
• Give data support to Sourcing Managers/ Sr. Sourcing Managers and keep them informed of the status of all projects.

Preferred Experience

Who you are :
• Full-time Bachelor/Master degree from a reputable institution.
• 2-3 years relevant working experience in buying office / trading /manufacturing industries.
• Basic product/industry knowledge.
• Passion for E-commerce.
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently, establishing priorities, setting goals and decision making.
• Strong ability to manage multiple projects and timelines and keep them on track.
• Excellent command of English.
• Demonstrate adaptability on changes, obstacles and adversity.

We are seeking for people who:
• Are owners. Our people think long term and don’t sacrifice long-term value for short-term results. They act on behalf of the entire company, beyond just their own team. They never say “that’s not my job”.
• Are continually raising the bar. Our people drive their teams to deliver high quality products, services and processes. They ensure that defects do not get sent down the line and that problems are fixed so they stay fixed.
• Are sincerely open-minded, and are willing to examine their strongest convictions with humility.
• Nurture and embrace differing perspectives to make better decisions. Our company is global from the get go, collaborating effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures is key.

Recruitment Process

Next steps
If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! I will personally review your application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, I will invite you for a first phone call.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Shanghai, China ()
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years

Sounds like something made for you?