Fashion

Freelance
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Job# 31721 BH# 369328
Contact# 6305034

Buyer

Client Overview: 

Our client is a well-known fashion brand creating comfortable and beautiful apparel and accessories. Their classic, effortless, and contemporary designs are a staple in every wardrobe and loved by the most stylish individuals across the globe.

Position Overview:

In this role, you would be responsible for assisting with all aspects of buying. You would manage the selection, purchasing, and delivery of assigned categories.

Responsibilities:

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

• Develop and implement merchandise assortment plans, financial plans and strategies to support merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives

• Manage end-to-end seasonal photo planning processes and create market appropriate exclusive messages in partnership with the  marketing team, Buying Manager, and Buying Director
• Direct balancing assortments receipts and flexing from flow versus pack and hold; conduct comprehensive research for online and retail marketplaces; identify opportunities, trends, and labels 
• 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, and source new markets; establish and maintain strong relationships with various cross-functional partners, including executive management

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

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• 3+ years’ retail buying, planning, or related analytical experience 

• 2-3 years’ Inventory Analyst or Assistant Merchandiser experience