Careers at BuyHive

When you work with us at BuyHive, you’re joining a fast-paced international startup with huge opportunities for professional growth. If you’re interested in supply chain, trade shows, sourcing for retail and e-commerce, or international trade in general, BuyHive is the perfect place to kickstart your career.

Freelance Sourcing Expert

(Flexible Hours/Part-Time) based in Hong Kong, Mainland China, India & Vietnam 

As a BuyHive freelance sourcing expert, you will use your own manufacturer network to find quality manufacturers to recommend to overseas buyers, based upon the buyer’s product and manufacturer requirements. You will work on a project basis, each project will take 3-5 days to complete, and you can work at night or on weekends — whenever you’re available! 


Project fee varies by location. Enquire for more information. 

Job Description


  • Understand product & manufacturer requirements of overseas buyers 
  • Contact manufacturers in your network, or find & contact new manufacturers online, or meet manufacturers at sourcing trade shows in your area 
  • Gather required manufacturer & product information and input into BuyHive’s online system 
  • Submit required information before the agreed project deadline 
  • Communicate with BuyHive management, participate in training and assist with scheduling, as required 

Job Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of 5 years of merchandising experience 
  • Experience sourcing products in one or more of the following categories: 
    1. Arts & Crafts, School & Office 
    2. Automotive 
    3. Baby 
    4. Beauty & Personal Care 
    5. Computers 
    6. Electronics, Smart Home & Appliances 
    7. Fashion, Textiles & Fabrics  
    8. Garden & Outdoor 
    9. Health & Medical 
    10. DIY, Tools & Lighting 
    11. Home, Kitchen & Office 
    12. Pet Supplies 
    13. Sports & Fitness 
    14. Toys & Games 
    15. Travel, Bags & Luggage 
  • Proactive approach to work, self-motivated, and excellent team player  
  • Strong communication and organizational skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure 
  • Experience attending sourcing trade shows in your area 
  • Languages: Advanced proficiency in written English required; intermediate proficiency in spoken English helpful

Company Description 

BuyHive Ltd. is a Hong Kong-based technology company that is building a network of freelance sourcing experts to help buyers worldwide find and qualify manufacturers. Since 2019 we have been helping global retailers, importers, and promotional companies source quality finished products across all consumer product categories.

You can learn more about us at: 

BuyHive is seeking part-time sourcing professionals to join our growing team. We need sourcing professionals available to work as Freelance Sourcing Experts for Global Buyers (usually on the weekends).

Up to USD$200 per project

Job Description:

  • Work with overseas buyers to source new products and suppliers – by contacting suppliers in your network, by researching online, or by attending sourcing trade shows in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  • Create sourcing reports for buyers within agreed project deadlines
  • Work with BuyHive management team to manage projects, including scheduling, training etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of 5 years of merchandising experience
  • Experience sourcing products in one or more of the following categories:
    • PPE
    • Health & Hygiene
    • Gifts & Premiums
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Housewares
    • Garments & Textiles
    • Fashion Accessories
    • Toys
  • Proactive approach to work, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Experience attending trade shows in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Presentable, quick learner, and an excellent team player
  • Excellent written English language proficiency is required; business-level Mandarin language proficiency is required; spoken English language proficiency and Cantonese language proficiency are helpful.
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