Temp E-commerce Buyer

New York Metropolitan Area, USA
Posted 1 day ago
TemporaryRetail Apparel and Fashion,Technology, Information and Internet,Retail

Job Title: Temp E-commerce Buyer


Location:NYC (hybrid)

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 4 months

Hours:Full time


The Temp E-commerce Buyer will provide the merchandising vision with responsibility to develop and execute merchandising strategies. This position is a key part of our ecommerce team, driving daily execution for planning, buying, analyzing, merchandising and forecasting for all product categories.


  • Understands financial metrics to analyze businesses & can make recommendations on how to drive the business based on sales, history & market trends
  • Drives merchandise selection process, placement of orders and ensures proper quantity is purchased by style/color/size for division.
  • Partners with Buyer to analyze the weekly business.
  • Make recommendations on future buys to grow and expand business.
  • Leads the team to drive results at the divisional level. Provides timely direction and communication to all team members (Planning, Digital Merchandising, Copy, Marketing, and Content).
  • Builds relationships through effective collaboration & is seen as a solutionoriented team member.
  • Exhibits leadership capability & can motivate as well as mentor Associate and Assistant Buyers.
  • Possesses the ability to manage up, down and across with results.
  • Ability to develop & drive divisional strategies for areas of responsibility.
  • Analyzes LY information as well as current market to support strategy development.
  • Identifies how current trend will impact future results and adjusts as needed.
  • Responsible for assisting the team with commercializing and enriching 3rd party and internal assortments as needed, as well as following all calendar deadlines.
  • Responsible for assisting the team in the PO process as needed.
  • Shop competing websites to monitor fashion trends, pricing strategies and presentation techniques.
  • Report industry learnings to Ecommerce team.
  • Develops and executes site taxonomy strategy.
  • Recommends seasonal updates that help to enhance and or maximize site conversion and improve customer experience.
  • Participate in Adhoc analysis as necessary.


  • 5+ years in retail and buying
  • BA in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing or Business Administration
  • Must be proficient in Excel and retail math
  • Strong planning, inventory management and analytical skills
  • Ecommerce experience preferred

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