Assistant Buyer, eCommerce

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New York Metropolitan Area, USA
Posted 21 hours ago
ContractorRetail Apparel and Fashion

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates and manages all weekly and monthly selling and inventory reports in order to support the business and make sound financial decisions
  • Actively participates in merchandise selection process, placement of orders, issuing POs, and works with Planning on tracking inventory
  • Partners with Buyer to analyze the weekly business. Is proactive by making recommendations on future buys to grow and expand the business
  • Creates and manages weekly on order reports to ensure goods are shipped on time and inventory is aligned
  • Partners with eCommerce Site Merchants on content proposals, promotions, storytelling, and product attributing
  • Ownership of sample management: checks in and out all samples to different cross functional partners, as well as maintains racks
  • Inputs product information into a master shot list, gathers samples needed for domestic Photo Shoots, and works with the Digital team on any product updates or changes
  • Works with Production to ensure product is made, ticketed, and labeled correctly before goods are received
  • Analyzes colors, fits, fabrications, and size selling to place future orders correctly
  • Creates and maintains boards, photo matrices, and digital showroom presentations
  • Develops relationships and follows through with Planning, Production, Marketing, Design, and third party vendors on the day-to-day details of the business
  • Partners with Buyers to drive eCommerce business by actively checking the site and collaborating closely with Site Merchandising and Content teams
  • Shops competing venues to monitor fashion trends, pricing strategies and presentation techniques. Reports industry information to Buying team. Actively looks at other competitors’ sites and brings new information/trends to the team
  • Manages the commercialization, uploading, and enrichment of seasonal buys in SAP including populating all necessary files and ensuring their accuracy for both global and domestic order

Experience:

  • Related internship, schooling and/or retail experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree; in Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Marketing or Business Administration preferred

Skills:

  • Must be proficient in Excel and retail math
  • Must be detail oriented, proactive, agile, and a fast learner
  • Strong planning, inventory, order entry, and analytical skills preferred
  • SAP experience, a plus

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