Title of Job: Buyer - Impulse
Company Description: an Omni-channel specialty retailer of entertainment related products and services. Today the company's product mix includes video, music, trend and electronics and is undergoing a dynamic evolution of the product point of view.
Location: Albany, NY (company will relo)
Responsibilities: an Omni-channel specialty retailer is seeking a Buyer in the Impulse category which includes anything that sits around the front of store/by the cashier i.e. Sunglasses, key chains etc. This person must have the ability to manage products to the plan, ensuring that the assortment is properly balanced and ensure that buying direction is on target.
Requirements: You have at least 3 years of retail buying experience.
• Possess an understanding of the customer’s wants and needs and the ability to identify the appropriate product/trend that will appeal to the customer and exceed their expectations.
• Have the ability to conceptually plan assortments that meet financial objectives.
• Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and the ability to balance the immediate and long term needs of the business.