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Assistant Buyer

Job title: Assistant Buyer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Honolulu
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $25/hr
Reference: 465834
Contact name: Natasha Glover

Job description

Our client, a well known retailer is looking for a temp Assistant Buyer.


This position is remote, with vendor meeting requirements twice per week.


Location: Honolulu, Hawaii


*Must be local to Honululu, Hawaii for in person vendor meetings*

Pay: $25/hr



  • 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, shopping Ross Stores, 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 in Fashion Merchandising or related

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