Senior Buyer - Furniture & Lighting

Job title: Senior Buyer - Furniture & Lighting
Contract type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 422326
Contact name: Julie Le
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

Our client is a well-known specialty retailer creating must-have products for everything home. Their innovative, high-end, and on-trend products transform every space into a relaxing oasis.

Buyer Overview:

As the Buyer, you will be responsible for assisting with managing all aspects of buying. You will manage the selection, purchasing, and delivery of assigned categories.

Buyer Responsibilities:

• Oversee opportunistic buying based on vendors or classifications and achieve targeted sales and margin performance • Direct balancing assortments receipts and flexing from flow versus pack and hold and conduct comprehensive research for online and retail marketplaces • Practice fiscal responsibility by negotiating pack and hold goods to offset additional costs of storing merchandise, such as additional dating and vendors holding merchandise • Develop highly strategic buying plans by leveraging data and market trends to achieve forecasted sales targets and drive optimal sales performance • Identify new opportunities, pursue new vendors, source new markets, and maintain strong relationships with various cross-functional partners

• Build strong relationships with vendors and exhibit trust, integrity, and follow-up, visit showrooms, select products, and handle negotiations


Buyer Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Proven Buyer experience

• Strong negotiation and vendor relationship management skills

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

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