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Assistant Buyer

Job title: Assistant Buyer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 441459
Contact name: Natasha Glover
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We Have an immediate opportunity to support Buying team in Downtown Los Angeles..If you are looking to work with an established Buying team and utilize your analytical skills this maybe the right role for you. 

This position is a long term freelance contract 3-6  months based on performance.  Hybrid in Downtown LA, 3 days onsite, 2 days remote. Pay rate: $23 - 25/hr dependent on experience. 

  • 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 an understanding and prior use of retail math
  • Proficient in Excel( V Look Ups, Pivot Tables)
  • Result Oriented
  • Bachelor's degree

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