Boutique Apparel Buyer

Favor The Kind
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted 20 days ago
Full time

Favor the Kind is currently accepting applications for a Women's Apparel Buyer to join our buying team. Our small buying team wears many hats and our buying program is not typical. We buy for four stores and eight departments. As a small company, the buying team is involved with everything from visuals, merchandising, product education and the customer experience. This position is specifically buying for women's apparel and footwear. This role will participate in the the open-to-buy process, forecasting, planning, and manage vendor communication, while upholding the kind culture goals of the company.

  • Oversee the budgeting process seasonally, monthly, and weekly
  • Track purchases made by the Buying team using our internal software system
  • Participate in the pricing and allocations of purchases
  • Create reports to analyze spending categories and allocations
  • Track vendor performance to measure sell through and determine mark down strategies
  • Determine risk and benefit of brands and categories based on sales performance
  • Manage product deliveries and maintain the department's cash flow goals

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of work experience in a fashion buying department, preferably in a boutique
  • Previous sales experience in a retail store
  • Proficient in Excel or Google Sheets, including pivot tables
  • Proven success managing a buying budget

COMPENSATION SUMMARY:

  • Salary is dependent on experience, with potential for fast advancement and pay bumps as autonomy is proven.
  • Bonuses are paid per year on sales success and growth of the department.
  • 15 days paid time off, plus 6 paid holidays
  • $300/month towards health insurance
  • 401K plan, with 3% match after 1 year.
  • A fantastic employee discount.
  • A kind work environment where professional growth is encouraged and rewarded.

Please email your resume and cover letter to the owner, Carley Seale. carley@favorthekind.com

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