Assistant Buyer

francesca’s®
Houston, TX, USA
Posted 14 hours ago
Full timeRetail

Location: 8760 Clay Road Houston, Texas 77080Employee

Type: Regular

We offer a creative and friendly environment with plenty of opportunity for advancement.

ABOUT FRANCESCA’S®

francesca’s® is a specialty retailer which operates a nationwide chain of boutiques providing customers a unique, fun, and personalized shopping experience. The merchandise assortment is a diverse and balanced mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts which targets 18–35-year-olds. francesca’s is continuing to embrace diversity and inclusion with recently adding two new collections: franki and francesca’s Fit which creates a more positive and inclusive experience; we now offer sizes for a 10-year-old up to 3X. Today, francesca’s® operates 460 boutiques in 45 states and serves its customers through francescas.com, and the francesca’s app.

Position Overview

The Assistant Buyer will manage a category and will develop all content for products within that category, ensuring alignment with marketing strategies. This individual will also be responsible for monitoring their assigned category’s performance on a weekly basis, analyzing their findings, and presenting this information to their cross-functional partners.

Essential Functions

Manage a category and all product development within that category; manage category pipeline and receipts.

  • Provide in depth comp and business strategy analysis for category; provide recommendations to cross-functional partners.
  • Create product content including product names and product descriptions; generate SEO rich content.
  • Monitor on-line sales performance and provide analysis on a weekly basis to determine inventory opportunities.
  • Analyze email and marketing performance weekly and communicate business performance to cross-functional partners.
  • Monitor site regularly to check for inconsistencies, errors and other customer experience or brand-enhancing improvements.
  • Manage product placement online; assist with merchandising and organizing online products.
  • Manage and analyze product inventory.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Assistant Buying experience preferred.
  • This is a home office position, which pursuant to the Company's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, requires all home office employees to be fully vaccinated, unless an employee objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical reasons (including prior recovery from COVID-19). To the extent an accommodation is requested to this mandate, the Company will evaluate each request on an individualized basis in accordance with applicable law.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Creative writing and naming abilities.
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail.
  • Writing or web copywriting experience a plus.
  • SEO experience a plus.
  • Experience in the retail industry a plus.
  • Knowledge of HTML a plus.
  • Experience in merchandise planning/inventory a plus.
  • Interest in women's fashion.

francesca’s® is an equal opportunity employer

francesca's® understands that it is our team members that contribute to our growth and we invite you to help us continue in our success!

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