Anthropologie Assistant Buyer - Beauty + Wellness

Pennsylvania, USA
Posted 16 days ago
Full time

Job description

Title: Anthropologie Assistant Buyer - Beauty + Wellness

Reports to: Merchandise Manager

Overview: The Assistant Buyer is responsible for working with the buying team to create an exciting and timely product assortment that meets or exceeds the sales volume and profits for their departments. Follow buys from inception to delivery, and support team in product review set up, selection, and PO processing.


  • Update and maintain assortment sheets to provide real time information to buying and planning teams on assortment.
  • Provide excellent vendor support with timely responses.
  • Assist buying team in product selection and follow buy from inception to delivery.
  • Analyze business, such as color, size and attribute selling to provide narrative information to assist the buying team in responding to business needs.
  • Understand the store profile by product category to assist the Buyer in tailoring the assortment to optimize regional and demographic differences.
  • Respond to customer feedback and market trends and develop action plans that drive category-specific growth and increased profitability.
  • Make recommendations to the Buyer for marketing and promotional opportunities for their categories and suggest development of the marketing, packaging, and promotional plans.
  • Provide support to drive the categories with cross functional partners in styling and visual
  • Support team in achieving all deadlines, both internal and external


  • 1-2 years buying experience .
  • An understanding of the customer's wants and needs, the shopping experience, and the ability to creatively identify the
  • An understanding of the customer's wants and needs, the shopping experience, and the ability to creatively identify the
  • Curious mindset and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent at developing cross functional partnerships.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and the ability to learn new computer systems quickly and retain the information.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Business, or a related field.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Travel: Some travel required.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.

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