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New York, NY
FASHION IN A FLASH.Our HauteLook team thrives at the intersection offashion, ecommerce and technology. They create daily sales events foradventurous online shoppers who love the excitement of discovering new itemsevery day.
Part of the Nordstrom family since 2011, our fast-paced,dynamic culture attracts creative, passionate individuals with a determined,entrepreneurial spirit. Work hardand play hard in a fun and casual work environment in our New York office.
We are looking for an experienced buyer who ismotivated and results-oriented to join our team of Merchants and drive theJuniors Kids category to new heights. The ideal candidate will beresourceful, extremely organized and passionate about the off-price space.
Develop a thoroughunderstanding of the needs, wants and expectations of the customer
Build on an alreadycomprehensive understanding of the marketplace and competitors in the Juniorscategory
Leverage the HauteLookand Nordstrom partnership and your existing relationships in the marketplace todevelop new suppliers for the company
Build and maintainrelationships with existing suppliers and partner to provide optimalscheduling, strategic pricing and style inventory
Analyze brand andcategory prior successes to optimize performance and improve future decisionmaking
Strategically negotiateexclusive offerings, terms, pricing, and other terms of business, etc.
Partner with Marketing,Planning and Production teams to ensure products are properly merchandised andall pertinent information is included to maximize sale potential
Effectively manage andsupport direct report to develop and meet the needs of the business
Review vendorrelationship practices and procedures, determine whether improvements can bemade and work to implement changes as appropriate
At least 2 years ofmarket experience
Experience and existingrelationships within the Kids and Juniors market is strongly preferred
Ability to design andimprove business processes
Excellent communicationskills both oral and written
Candidate should beambitious, organized, and a self-starter
Ability to handlemultiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Weve got you covered
We offer a comprehensivebenefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulousmerchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing planand much more.
We are an equalopportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.
This job description isintended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect withinthis particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventoryof all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.