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Buyer

New York, NY 10012

Posted: 12/10/2020 Job Category: Buying Job Number: 161100

Job Description

Title: Buyer, Accessories
Company Description: edgy luxury ready-to-wear + accessories designer brand
Location: New York, NY

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work on the Buying Team to help execute strategy across the North American region for women's accessories specifically for leather goods.
  • Respect the global strategy in accurately representing the collection whilst ensuring this satisfies market demands for your current region.
  • Analyze and report on product and collection results based on store sales per market location. 
  • Collate regular feedback from in-store teams in order to help shape the total season assortment based on the expert knowledge from each store and market.
  • Contribute towards the effective management of the open-to-buy budget regularly presenting results to senior-level buyers.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of stock rebalancing, identifying strategic opportunities, and presenting to the Head Buyer.
  • Manage stock changes/movements relating to specific customer requests and effectively manage the special order process.
  • Support the Head Buyer with in store product training, including refresher training and one-to-one coaching to drive retail excellence
  • Implement and run reporting and analysis to closely monitor daily, weekly and monthly sales within your region, deep-diving into category or sizing where necessary.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Min. of 4-6+ years of buying and merchandising experience working for either a luxury designer brand or multi-line retailer. 
  • Extensive local market/ regional knowledge gained from a similar buying or merchandising role in a luxury space.
  • Knowledge of the latest trends in leather goods is a plus!
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills, with a high-level of attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, personable with proven experience in developing close partners with store teams.
  • Highly organized with an ability to manage complexity.
  • Demonstrate an excellent level of product sensitivity to your category.
  • Travel required as needed.
Compensation Package:
  • Competitive Salary Base
  • Discretionary Bonus Potential
  • Excellent Health Insurance Coverage
  • 401k Retirement Plan + Matching
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Time Off + Observed Company Holidays
  • Product Gratis + Employee Discounts

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