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Assistant Buyer

Job title: Assistant Buyer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Pleasanton
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $25/hr
Reference: 466414
Contact name: Natasha Glover

Job description

Our client, a well known retailer is looking for an Assistant Buyer to support their home products division on a 6 month contract.


This position is on-site Mon-Thurs in Downtown LA. Friday is remote(work from home.)

Parking: Not covered, must pay for your parking
Salary: $25/hr *max pay for this position.




  • Perform the administrative functions supporting the buying team, including purchase order management, while building foundational merchant skills
  • Provide basic analysis of key business data and reporting, as directed by Buyer, including the monitoring of regional merchandise reports, Open-To-Buy, stock analysis and other ad hoc reports
  • Develop effective relationships with vendors and appropriately interact with them to follow up on open business issues, as directed by Buyer
  • Begin to effectively utilize the merchandising systems and understand warehouse process
  • Develop and demonstrate basic product knowledge through sharing information with Buyer as a result of competitive shopping, and the market
  • Ensure timely delivery of merchandise through communication with Buyer, merchant teams, and external vendors
  • Support Buyers in preparation of key business meetings (i.e. vendor appointments, style-outs, assortment planning)



  • You have a desire to learn, grow and engage
  • You have an understanding and prior use of retail math
  • You have a team player attitude
  • You are proficient in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups)
  • You have a Bachelor's degree ideally in Fashion Merchandising or related


Apply today!

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