Fashion

Freelance
05-23-2018
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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!

Overview:           

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

Skills:

  • 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