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Merchant/Buyer (EYEWEAR)

Job title: Merchant/Buyer (EYEWEAR)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Torrance
Industry:
Remote: Yes
Salary: 110000
Reference: 466027
Contact name: Jaclyn Mateo

Job description

*PLEASE NOTE*: EYEWEAR EXPERIENCE IS A MUST.

Merchant/Buyer (Remote)

ABOUT THIS POSITION:
The Merchant will be responsible for overseeing product development and implementation from the beginning of the process in assortment and SKU planning all the way through to the end of the process in passing off to marketing and ensuring deliverables are met. This role is grounded in exceptional cross-functional communication and planning along with the ability to see trends and implement them into the product creation process. Reporting into the DMM, you will have the opportunity to significantly impact the DIFF and dime Optics business. The ideal candidate must be a team player who is creative, nimble, organized, and able to work in a fast paced/ever changing environment.


OTHER STUFF YOU’LL GET TO DO: 
Develop and merchandise the assortment for Sun and Optical under the DIFF Umbrella that align with the customer, brand and overall department strategies, including financial goals.
Partner with the DMM to create seasonal assortments and line plans by delivery that meets the needs of the business down to the style/sku level.
Collaborate with cross functional teams and factories to ensure deliverables are met according to the production calendar. To include: factories, design, license, marketing, wholesale, operations.
Research in season and future opportunities and risks and communicate out along with analyzing and communicating market research. To include: pricing, styling, design, balance assortment, core and fashion styles
Follows market trends and is able to understand and make improvements and enhancements to the product.
Identifies key items and growth opportunities within the brands and categories.
Ability to track to Production Calendar while also working on faster speed to market collaborations, ensuring all have timely and quality deliveries. 


QUALIFICATIONS:
4+ years of merchandising experience in the role of Assistant/Associate Buyer or Merchant 
Strong analytical skills
Strong business acumen
Self-motivated, multi-tasker
High taste level
Thrives in a fast-paced environment that is both high-growth and startup in nature
Located in the San Diego, Orange County, or Los Angeles areas (Or willing to relocate)


Benefits:
Full time position
Remote - In addition to quarterly in-person meetings at our office for merchandising purposes, candidates should anticipate frequent office visits on various other days to ensure effective coordination and execution of tasks.
Competitive salary
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
PTO, sick leave and national holidays Apply for this job