Free People Senior Buyer - Intimates

URBN
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

Job description

Free People Senior Buyer - Intimates

Objective:Responsible for managing team to create an exciting and timely product assortment for the

retail, direct and wholesale businesses that meet or exceed the sales volume and profit for the

department.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team to exceed sales and profit plan for retail, direct and wholesale business
  • Demonstrating and building collaborative relationships between design, production, merchandising, planning, allocation and sales
  • Partnering with the planning team to distort buys and ensure in-stock positioning for key items and classifications
  • Filtering high level, topline selling takeaways to divisional and director with action plan
  • Understanding the retail and wholesale calendar and ability to maximize efficiency of calendar for retail, direct and wholesale business
  • Managing, coaching, and developing buying team
  • Disciplining self and others to understand customer, competition, and ability to think creatively to seek business opportunities and drive the business
  • Managing the financials of business: OTB, IMU, MD, Closeouts, Inventory and receipt plan
  • Partnering with design and production to exceed customers’ expectations for brand quality
  • Partnering with the allocation/planning and sales team to thoroughly understand our store and wholesale customers (department, specialty, international and ecommerce) and develop assortments to best fit their needs
  • Analyzing assortment mix (private label, wholesale, and market) for retail, director and wholesale business
Skills:

  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Strong presentation, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Incredible interpersonal skills
  • Keen awareness of emerging trends
  • A demonstrated history of smart risk taking
  • Able to prioritize tasks and balance the immediate and long term needs of the business
  • Team player
Location:

Philadelphia, PA.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.

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