Men's Apparel Buyer

Find Great People | FGP
Gaffney, SC, USA
Posted 40 minutes ago
$70,000 / year
Full timeRetail

Do you have previous buying experience at a multichain retail store? Successful retailer is looking to add a Men's Apparel Buyer to their team! The successful candidate has 5+ years of buying experience and will establish and maintain excellent relationships with vendors to ensure the best possible products and prices for their loyal customers. This position is Monday-Friday hours but must be able to travel twice a year for shows in NYC and Vegas.


  • Build category and merchandise strategies which support the company’s growth and promotional goals. Define seasonal, annual, and multi-year strategies to identify future opportunities and trends.
  • Run the day-to-day operations of the department including the financial accountability to the Open-to-Buy, vendor negotiations of price, delivery, terms and markdowns; advertising strategies and implementation of promotional activity; accurate forecasting of weekly and monthly sales.
  • React quickly to changing consumer demands and market trends.
  • Develop and manage merchandise assortments including selecting and purchasing merchandise by considering type, quality, source, timing, delivery, mix and promotion.
  • Optimize sales, inventory levels, and gross profit by analyzing and evaluating current and projected trend, and by strong negotiating skills with business partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong vendor partnerships


  • Must have 2-3 years of buying experience
  • Be highly motivated to succeed in a results-driven environment
  • Be able to communicate persuasively, influentially, and responsibly over a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Be detail-oriented and quick-thinking in a fast-paced industry
  • Have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Be able to prioritize and meet deadlines


  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Bonus Opportunity
  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
  • HSA
  • Employee Discount

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