Buying Assistant

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Sugarcup Trading is a one of a kind children boutique with an emphasis on European fashion, toys and gifts. Its innovative trading experience makes recycling and being an eco-conscious consumer hip and trendy. Families are able to recycle and trade their kids' mint-conditioned items for store credit that can be used immediately for purchasing. Sugarcup Trading is a fun, fast pace environment where your creativity and your leadership skills can flourish. We are looking for a dynamic individual that has strong fashion boutique management experience that will lead our team to success.


Become an expert on the fit, style and personality of children/ tween fashion brands.
Research and source new fashion brands and gifts for purchasing.
Work with Executive buyer to create seasonal buying plan
Maintain and update buying forecasts
Create comprehensive buying presentation boards

Open to travel to local and national gift and fashion trade shows
Responsible for inputting and tracking all orders based on delivery dates
Confirm orders with vendors, follow up and advise Executive Buyer of any potential problems on orders
Import all orders into POS system ensuring all information is accurate
Responsible for acquiring all manufacturing lifestyle pictures and flats
Responsible for all re-orders and special orders per approval of Executive Buyer
Support e-commerce buying functions

Inventory Management:
Assist with tagging, steaming and merchandising inventory
Follow up with vendors regarding various issues pertaining but not limited to price and delivery
Perform quality assurance inspection of incoming merchandise
Process all damaged items, credits, RTA’s, and lead shipping
Database maintenance

Assist with creation of floor plan
Assist with merchandising inventory on the floor
Assist with the seasonal creation of window displays and floor moves

Sales Support:
Engage with customers to understand their needs and what they want.
Use social media to promote products to engage customers
Create fashion style boards and gift theme boards
Update and maintain marketing and promotional calendar to support sales team
Maintain catalogues, look books and line sheets
Create customer style, gift and buying guides


Strong interpersonal skills-the ability to connect with customers
Strong data entry required
Must be exceptionally detailed oriented
Exceptional Organizational Skills
Must be flexible and ability to prioritize multiple assignments
Must be exceptionally strong in Excel or Numbers
Experience with social media, graphic design.


Preferred - MS Excel Pivot Tables

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