Assistant Buyer, Accessories
We believe that the entrepreneurial spirit on which we were founded is the basis of our success in the market. How does this entrepreneurial spirit live on today?
At GUESS?, Inc. we embrace risk; we are bold and aspirational; we have creative minds and big ideas; we are ordinary people doing extraordinary things….
The continued dedication and commitment of our people is the driving force behind Guess? Inc., and our talented professionals focus on leading the company with their vision of success.
Join the team at GUESS?, Inc. and bring your vision to life.
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Buyer
Obtain a general understanding of all Buying functions, including understanding interdependencies with Production, Planning and Distribution, participating in departmental meetings and becoming familiar with buying tools, terminology and responsibilities. Execute day-to-day tasks necessary to assist the Buying team.
Support and compile data as needed to aid in developing seasonal strategies and financial targets. Attend pre-season meetings between Buying and Planning. Create assortment sheets. Update with changes, distribute and communicate changes to appropriate business partners on an ongoing basis. Provide input in line edit meetings. Review sales performance and learn to identify sales trends. Attend discussions on evaluating and adjusting future product as well as sales forecast and OTB discussions to develop understanding of key financial concepts and components. Develop expert knowledge of customer base by participating in local store visits. Learn to evaluate product execution and point of view. Get customer and store associate feedback to communicate to management.
Participate in weekly cross-functional meetings to share information on current business issues.
Work effectively as a member of a cross-functional department team between Buying, Planning, I/C and Distribution by focusing on team objectives and communicating clearly.
EDUCATION: High School
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 0-2 Years