Assistant Buyer

Boscov's Department Store, LLC
Reading, PA, USA
Posted 30 days ago
Full timeRetail
Job Description

Boscov’s Assistant Buyer

Job Description

Boscov's is a chain of full service department stores serving the total family needs of our customers. For over 100 years, Boscov's has been known for its great values and famous brands, and for offering a broad selection of quality merchandise in its stores and online. We are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our growing retail team.

As part of a fast-paced, dynamic merchant team, you will analyze your business and develop relationships with your vendors to ensure the best possible products and prices for our loyal customers. If you are looking for a great opportunity to pursue a rewarding assistant buying career with a company known for quality and big savings, apply today!

Job Responsibilities

As a member of the merchant team, the Assistant Buyer will coordinate many functions of the buying office area.

Additional Responsibilities Of The Assistant Buyer Include

  • Business analysis
  • Merchandise distribution
  • Vendor communication
  • Travel to markets as needed
  • Advertising
  • Communication and visits to stores

Job Requirements

Successful candidates for the Assistant Buyer role should have the ability to work with our stores in sharing product information to motivate the retail sales team to actively engage customers, sell merchandise, and provide excellent customer service.

Additional Requirements Of The Assistant Buyer Include

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience
  • Prior retail experience with emphasis on buying and/or merchandising
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Hyperion, and Word with the ability to learn additional systems used by our Merchant divisions
  • Creative problem solving skills and learning agility
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, excellent time management skills
  • Available to work varied days and hours as work schedule requires, including some weekends in the peak seasons

Benefits

At Boscov’s, we value our employees, and that’s why we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package. As a member of our merchant team, you will be eligible to receive:

  • Competitive starting rate
  • Weekly Pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental
  • Paid Vacations and Personal days
  • Liberal Employee Discounts
  • Much More!

Work where people love to shop!

Equal Opportunity Employer

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