Fashion

Fulltime
Toronto, CA
01-03-2018
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Job# 26338
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Buyer

Client Overview: 

Our client is a well-known fashion brand creating the latest premiumapparel and accessories.

Their fashion-forward, contemporary, and high-end designs are applaudedby the most stylish trendsetters across the globe.

PositionOverview:

Inthis role, you would be responsible for assisting with managing all aspects ofbuying. You would manage the selection, purchasing, and delivery of assignedcategories.

 

Responsibilities:

•Oversee opportunistic buying based on vendors or classifications; achievetargeted sales and margin performance
• Direct balancing assortments receipts andflexing from flow versus pack and hold; conduct comprehensive research foronline and retail marketplaces; identify opportunities, trends, and labels 
• Practice fiscal responsibility by negotiatingpack and hold goods to offset additional costs of storing merchandise, such asadditional dating and vendors holding merchandise
• Develop highly strategic buying plans byleveraging data and market trends to achieve forecasted sales targets and driveoptimal sales performance 
• Identify new opportunities, pursue newvendors, and source new markets; establishand maintain strong relationships with various cross-functional partners,including executive management

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

 

Key Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree

•Buyer experience in a retail environment