Associate Buyer

Hudson, OH, USA
Posted 11 hours ago
Full time

Job Details


Core Job Functions

  • Work with Buyer/Divisional Merchandise Manager to develop and implement business strategies necessary to meet or exceed financial goals for the assigned category and total company
  • Partner with Product Development and Planning teams to assort products appropriate for business needs
  • Work with planning partners to determine in-season product promotions and markdowns
  • Partner with Planning to review order/sales projections alongside trends and future business strategies.
  • Work with Buyer/Divisional Merchandise Manager to approve the unit’s investment by style
  • Build seasonal line plan, work cross functionally with planning partners to support through open to buy
  • Partner with a Buyer to determine store distribution and selection of product mix in conjunction with Product Development, Planning, and Visual teams
  • Responsible for allocating merchandise to stores or delegating to Assistant Buyer
  • Clear knowledge of target customer and competitive market as related to product assortment and pricing
  • Create, maintain, and report all product sales data for evaluation purposes as required by the Divisional Merchandise Manager and General Merchandise Manager
  • Promptly respond to store personnel questions, comments, and requests via category inbox
  • Collaborate with Store and Visual Managers to evaluate and maximize individual store sales based on product performance and mix, demographic, and target custom
  • Responsible for catalog content, proofing, and collaborating with the marketing team as needed
  • Other duties as may be determined by management to perform the necessary functions of the position on an as-needed basis
Success Factors
  • Take initiative to overcome obstacles to achieving results
  • Suggest potential solutions given institutional knowledge
  • Display curiosity to understanding how things operate and how outcomes have played out to better inform self and to drive productivity
  • Ask for, synthesize findings, and act on customer/business partner input
  • Track record of implementation yields strong results
  • 4+ years of Buying/Merchant experience
  • College Degree (2 or 4 Years) in Business, Finance, Merchandising, or Design
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and the ability to learn and retain new computer systems in a timely manner
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
  • Ability to think strategically with strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively and to perform in a high-energy environment
  • Previous experience in a retail space
  • Passion for Interior Design and Product
Arhaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind, Arhaus is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Arhaus are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Arhaus will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Arhaus encourages applicants of all ages.

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