Fashion

Freelance
08-03-2018
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Job# 29966 BH# 357241
Contact# 6191156

Assistant Buyer - Men's

Leading lifestyle brand in OC is seeking an Assistant Buyer for their Men’s Apparel & Accessories team to join  their team!

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.

Educational/Position Requirements:

•Bachelor’s Degree (BA) or equivalent from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience

•2+ years of prior experience in chain-store buying at the Assistant or Associate level.

• 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

• Knowledge/experience in AS400 and Island Pacific preferred

•Strong analytical skills and ability to multitask is essential

•Develops collaborative and diverse relationships