Buyer - Women's

PACSUN
Anaheim, CA, USA
Posted 5 days ago
Full time

Job description

Overview

Who is Pacsun?

Pacsun is dedicated to delivering an exclusive collection of the most relevant brands and styles to a community of inspired youth. Through partnerships with brands such as adidas, Brandy Melville, Essentials Fear of God, our own brands, and many more, we offer a unique range of product that all youth can express themselves through. We have worked with celebrities such Emma Chamberlain, Storm Reid, Jules LeBlanc, and A$AP Rocky to curate exclusive product. Pacsun ranks #3 as a favorite apparel brand amongst teens - #1 amongst women and #4 amongst men. We have a reach of 1.6M followers on TikTok, 2.5M followers on Instagram and over 380K followers on Twitter.

We are committed to continuously learn and take action through philanthropic initiatives and outreach to support and partner with organizations that align with our company values of good mental health, diversity, and equality.

We believe in and understand the importance of using our voice, platform, and resources to inspire and bring about positive development in our local and global communities. Through meaningful partnerships and engagements, our goal is to inspire and positively impact the people around us, near and far.

This Buyer will identify, select and manage the merchandising programs for their specific classes, which contribute to, and support the merchandising strategies of the Company resulting in the attainment of its financial goals and objectives.

Key responsibilities will include: purchase decisions, sales growth, inventory and gross margin management, brand management and interfacing with management, planning, allocation and design and product development. The Buyer will direct the activities of their classes in accordance with the approved plan; review results and implement appropriate action where required. Identify and manage emerging and declining trends in a timely manner. Buyer's emphasis will be on private label along with key branded vendors

Responsibilities

  • Driving sales and margins through vendor communication, internal design and product development, presenting new strategies and opportunities for sales and profits.
  • Attend branded vendors appointments. Participate in the Private Label. Product Development process as appropriate. Purchase branded product from the branded market and Private Label. from PacSun in house Design/Product Development.
  • Prepare for meetings and projects with Business Analysts (Planners, Allocation Staff, Merchandise and Management).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Responsibilities

  • Driving sales and margins through vendor communication, internal design and product development, presenting new strategies and opportunities for sales and profits.
  • Attend branded vendors appointments. Participate in the Private Label. Product Development process as appropriate. Purchase branded product from the branded market and Private Label. from PacSun in house Design/Product Development.
  • Prepare for meetings and projects with Business Analysts (Planners, Allocation Staff, Merchandise and Management).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Profile

Qualifications

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree desired with 3-5 years retail buying experience in either specialty store or department store. Internal candidates must have at least 2 years of Assistant or Associate level Buying experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Must have strong communication skills, providing direction to private label, design and product development team and brands.
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Must be task driven and pro-active when it comes to executing tasks
  • Thorough knowledge of retail Math such as gross margin, open to buy calculations, initial mark up calculations, turnover etc.
Pac Perks:

  • Flexible work options
  • Dog friendly office environment
  • Beverages and snacks provided daily
  • Onsite gym, volleyball court, ping-pong tables, and a skate park available on campus
  • HQ workforce of 60%+ people of color
  • $1,000 referral incentive program
  • Associate discount of 30-50% off merchandise online and in-stores
  • Competitive long term and short term incentive program
  • Immediate 100% vested 401K contributions and employer match
  • Calm Premium access for all employees through 2021
  • Employee perks throughout the year
  • Visit our LinkedIn page to view many articles regarding our leaders and current initiatives
*Please note that some perks/amenities may not be available and/or may be modified at the Company's sole discretion during the COVID-19 temporary work-from-home period.

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