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Retail Associate Buyer – Florida

Location: Florida
Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Industry: Consumer Products and Services / Retail & Wholesale


Bayside Search Group is currently working on multiple Associate Buyer openings with a dynamic, multi-channel retailer located in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area! This organization is located near some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches, and values collaboration, family, and a great work/life balance! This organization is seeking Retail Associate Buyers with experience in Ladies or Men’s Apparel, Infants, Shoes & Accessories, or Home! 



  • Plan and implement financial and unit goals for areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for all merchandise purchases for assigned departments.
  • Authority to establish price points for merchandise.
  • Negotiate with vendors to achieve sales and gross margin goals.
  • Manage all vendor communication, follow-up and problem resolution on merchandise purchases.
  • Conduct competitive shopping reviews with authority to evaluate, make recommendations and implement.
  • Plan and execute sales promotions based on chain wide ad calendar.
  • Manage and maintain all pricing strategies.
  • Work closely with Planners and Distributors to understand individual store needs. Communicate these needs to buyers so that store assortments and allocations may be properly tailored to individual stores.
  • Work closely with Product Development Team as needed to develop and execute exclusive product.



  • 2+ years of experience as an Assistant or Associate Buyer working in a corporate retail environment
  • Four year degree in Retail Merchandising, Business Administration and/or Marketing or equivalent retail buying experience
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong retail math skills


  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • Relocation assistance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Full benefits and 401(k)
  • Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization



ABOUT US: Bayside Search Group has emerged as one of the country’s top retail recruiting search firms specializing in the retail, e-commerce and consumer products industries. Bayside Search Group was consistently ranked as the “number one” retail search firm in the country within our affiliation. Our retail recruiters pride themselves in being experts in Retail E-Commerce, Management – Product Development – Brand Management – Merchandising – Buying – Planning and Allocation – Supply Chain Management – Distribution – Marketing – All Levels of Corporate and Field Operations – Human Resources. To learn more about Bayside Search Group please visit our website 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Reference Id: 3658
Recruiter: Heather Werd
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