Associate Buyer
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 10 hours ago
Full time

The role

We are looking for an Associate Buyer to join our ever growing team in our Los Angeles office! As an Associate Buyer at PLT you're innovative, driven and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You're responsible for driving the success of PLT, this includes constantly reviewing the critical path to ensure that department targets as well as ensuring deliveries are met on time and in line with the brand's strategy.

Your team

Here at PrettyLittleThing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget - there's something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Contributing to product development across category to assist the Buying Manager with range building
  • Ownership of fit sessions and actioning fit comments direct to suppliers
  • Negotiating cost prices to achieve best prices and meet department BIM
  • Understanding open costings including fabric prices, consumption and fit amend implications
  • Collating the final sign off pack with the support of the JB/Buyer
  • Attending supplier meetings to develop and source new development as well as reviewing OPO and any production concerns
  • Management of sample development tracker and chasing in development to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of the market place, target customer and key competitors
  • Contributing to weekly trade meetings with suggestions on how to react to department trading
  • Accountable for checking new in product daily to ensure all details of each product are correct online
  • Accountable for achieving cost price reductions of 1st time rebuys
  • Carries out weekly comp shops and supports in collating the comp shop report for management
  • Generates ideas to support department strategy through product, studio and VM
Working with us

We don't call ourselves the PLT family for nothing - you can feel the buzz and atmosphere as soon as you walk into the office. Creativity flows from person to person and across departments, helping us create the empowered movement of love, inclusion, equality and acceptance behind our brand. We encourage everyone to be themselves, and if you bring your best self to work every day, you truly have the power to make a difference and contribute to our brand's success.

More About You

  • Previous experience working in fashion buying, either at Assistant Buyer or Associate Buyer level.
  • You consistently manage your workload effectively, trusted to make actions without prompt
  • You accept feedback and are willing to adapt personal approach to achieve better communication as well as increased communication with senior management
  • You're a keen learner and always push yourself to find out more about the business industry and company
  • You're always ahead at spotting trends and commercial wins for the business
Why join us

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits{{:}}

  • 40% Staff Discount On All Boohoo Group Brands
  • Flexible Working Hours + Late Start Early Finish Fridays
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Medical Insurance - 100% PLT Contributed
  • Dental Insurance - 100% PLT Contributed
  • Vision - 100% PLT Contributed
  • 401K Pension
  • 15 Days Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Monthly Payday Drinks And Ad Hoc Events Throughout The Year
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Learning And Development Support And Opportunities
  • Competitive Family Friendly Policies
  • Local Discounts + Discount Portal
  • Valet Parking
  • Employee Referral Programme


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