Retail

Fulltime
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Job# 33276 BH# 375440
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Assistant Buyer

Client Overview: 

Our client is a renowned company presenting groundbreaking retail solutions. Their cutting-edge, modern, and innovative approach propels them at the forefront of the industry.

Position Overview:

As the Assistant Buyer, you would be responsible for assisting with weekly sales recaps and seasonal hindsight analysis and support assortment planning through market research and trend analysis.

Responsibilities:

• Assist with weekly sales recaps and seasonal hindsight analysis and support assortment planning through market research and trend analysis   
• Own sample management process and lead new item setup and item data maintenance for the buying team   

• Oversee opportunistic buying based on vendors or classifications and achieve targeted sales and margin performance
• 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

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• At least 2 years with assistant buying or related experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
• Strong math and critical thinking skills  
• Customer and product centric  

• Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint