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Job# 29019 BH# 351914
Contact# 5268138

Assistant Buyer

Leading Orange County lifestyle brand is currently looking for Assistant Buyer for their Women’s team!


Assists in procurement for product for all channels of Retail. Maintains purchase orders, manages receipt flows, creates/executes pricing strategies, and reacts to the various needs of the business. Ensures maximum sales & gross margin performance coupled with inventory management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages purchase order process from top to bottom, ensuring specified deadlines are met
  • Manages receipt flow and secures timely deliveries by partnering with business planning and customer service
  • Assists with planning and executing pricing strategies in accordance with fiscal responsibilities, maximizing sales, margin, & inventory management
  • Assists in developing assortment plans, sales forecasts, writing reports, & analyzing sales figures
  • Assists with reviewing & reacting to sales performance and selling reports
  • Communicates needs/strategies with Store Operations, (e.g. District Manager/Store Manager)
  • Manage samples: organize samples by season for merchant presentations, floorset preparation, marketing needs, and sample sales

Qualifications Education/Experience:

  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 1+
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) or equivalent from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1+ year of prior experience in a retail chain-store environment
  • Experience in retail buying environment preferred


  • Proficient Computer skills to include Excel, Email, and other relevant Retail applications
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts
  • Knowledge/experience in retail math
  • Develops collaborative and diverse relationships