100% fashion Staff with care

Buyer

New York City, New York

Post Date: 05/24/2017 Job ID: 82742 Job Category: Buying
 

Title of Job: Buyer

Company Description:  Contemporary Footwear Company

Location: NYC

Position - Buyer

Responsibilities 

  • Track, measure and report on business performance and create action plans to address opportunities and/or leverage strength areas
  • Build recommended product assortments that reflect the brand and help to achieve established financial targets
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with brand partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (planning and marketing) across the organization to improve processes and achieve shared goals

 

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in retail and/or e-commerce buying
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Marketing or related field
  • Experience successfully owning a product category or buying area of responsibility
  • Technical aptitude with web-based tools and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proven negotiation skills and vendor management experience
  • Strong numeric and analytic aptitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of professionalism and positive, forward-thinking, team-oriented attitude
  • Solid organizational and time-management skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a deadline-driven, entrepreneurial environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of and drive business performance
  • Fashion-forward sensibility and the demonstrated ability to identify and capitalize on current trends
  • High level of professionalism and positive, forward-thinking, team-oriented attitude
  • Solid organizational and time-management skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a deadline-driven, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong understanding of and keen interest in the fashion industry

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