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Buyers and Associate Buyers – Sunny Florida
Bayside Search Group is partnering with a growing retail organization, based in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, that is looking for top talent to join their team! We are looking for Apparel and Home Decor Buyers with corporate level experience working for a major department store, specialty retailer or off-price organization.
This retailer is located in one of the most beautiful beach communities in the country, is known for having a great work life balance, longevity and upward mobility. We are seeking passionate, team players, with the desire to grow their career and a proven track record of success.
If you are looking for fast-track career growth opportunity and have experience as an Apparel or Home Buyer, send a confidential resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
-Owner of strategic vision for assigned category
-Develops and achieves seasonal unit plans
-Vigilantly monitors sales, takes appropriate action to capitalize, or has contingency plan to react to potential shortfalls
-Uses information from store visits in planning process
-Analyzes relevant data and interprets statistics in order to make timely and sound business decisions
Assortment Planning and Product Development:
-Proactively assesses merchandise mix in attempt to continuously improve assortment, with r-relentless pursuit of emerging trends
-Understands the customer demographics in each market area, and builds assortments accordingly
-Travels frequently to purchase merchandise, develop key items or vendors and make new market contacts
-Actively pursues creative avenues in order to procure merchandise
-Positively represents the company in the marketplace
-Elicits critical information from vendors in regard to trends, and buying activity of competitors
-Skillfully negotiates with vendors on pricing, content of assortment and terms etc.
-Ensures vendor adherence to scheduled shipping windows
-Minimum of 3 years of experience as an Off-Price Buyer or someone with Home Décor background
-Prior product development experience is preferred
-Four year degree in Retail Merchandising, Business Administration and/or Marketing
-Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
-Strong retail math skills
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS:
-Competitive base salary and bonus potential
-Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization