Assistant Buyer

United StatesWFH / Online
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail

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

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