Title: Assistant Merchant/ Assistant Buyer
Pay Rate: $28
Location/Remote: fully remote but bay area preferred
Start Date: ASAP
Duration/End: 6 months, can extend
Hours per week: 40
Vaccination Required: Yes
You will be assisting the Merchant/Director in executing brand strategies and negotiations and achieving category goals.
- Assist in management of execution of brand strategies & negotiations with brands.
- Management of brand priorities, promotions and markdowns and own communication process to cross functional teams.
- Management of brand assortments, including productivity and timeliness of posting.
- Communication with brands on business related issues. (Bi-Weekly/Monthly calls & meetings)
- Meeting preparation; including ad hoc reporting
- Analysis of the business; brand/department reporting.
- Vendor follow-up regarding logistic issues as necessary.
- Leadership potential to manage department projects and brand businesses
- College degree or equivalent work experience
- Minimum 3 years retail buying office experience
- Excellent technical skills – MS Office (Excel, Word); merchant systems
- Problem solving and analytical skills
- Strong numbers aptitude
- Strong organizational and time management skills; able to handle multiple priorities
- Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation and presentation skills
- Flexible, team player