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Associate Buyer

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Hawthorne, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Contemporary apparel company in LA is seeking an Associate Buyer to join theirteam. This is a temporary positionestimated to last a few months. JOBDESCRIPTION: The idealcandidate will work closely with the Director of Buying in managing all aspect buyingresponsibilities in retail, outlet and ecommerce by maintaining all systems reports, managing receipt flow and building solid partnerships withinternal departments. RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist Director of Buying in developing and executing product assortments.
  • Identify key items and key looks for each delivery
  • Work with planner on basic replenishment, store allocations, reorder flows and store transfers as needed
  • Assist Director of Buying to make product decisions based on store feedback, historical data, attribute analysis and field input
  • Oversee Assistant Buyer in executing PO process, warehouse communications and tracking delivery of merchandise
  • Review monthly open-to-buy with buying planning teams to ensure financial objectives are achieved
  • Analyze weekly, monthly and quarterly selling reports to evaluate sales stock levels
  • Determine markdown strategies based on business trends
  • Commuincate with stores to discuss product information, seasonal feedback and markdown/promotional direction
  • Work with Buying team to create detailed product knowledge binders
  • Work with Visual Merchandising and PR/Marketing teams on seasonal buys
  • Supervise buying interns as needed
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Min. 3-4 years of experience in corporate retail buying environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Must possess strong analytical skills
  • Thorough understanding of retail math and the open-to-buy process
  • Excellent computer skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Must be proficient in MS Office – specifically Excel with knowledge of pivot tables, macros and V-lookups
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with strong follow up skills

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