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Assistant Buyer

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion & Lifestyle
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York , NY
COMPENSATION: $18/hr - $22/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jul 9, 2024

About Atrium:

What you do matters. As a people-centric organization, we foster an environment of collaboration, high performance, and innovation where your talents are valued, and your achievements are celebrated. Join us and become part of an inclusive team.

Client Overview:

Our client is a leader in delivering exceptional style and service, offering an exciting opportunity to shape the future of retail. They are looking to grow their team by hiring an Assistant Buyer. Join their vibrant retail team as an Assistant Buyer and immerse yourself in the world of fashion!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$18/hr – $22/hr

Position Overview:

Are you ready to curate the next big thing in fashion? As an Assistant Buyer, you’ll be at the forefront of trendsetting, helping to discover and bring to life the latest must-haves. This role is perfect for anyone with a passion for style and a knack for spotting the next big trend.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Buyer:

  • Collaborate with seasoned buyers to source and select merchandise that aligns with our brand’s vision.
  • Assist in analyzing sales performance and market trends to optimize product assortment.
  • Build strong relationships with vendors and negotiate the best terms to ensure profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Support the Buying team in maintaining accurate records of purchases, pricing, and inventory levels.

Qualifications for the Assistant Buyer:

  • Previous retail experience or education in fashion merchandising is preferred, but enthusiasm and a keen eye for style are just as valuable.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with a knack for building relationships and influencing decisions.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and trends to make informed buying decisions.
  • Passion for fashion and a natural curiosity to stay ahead of industry trends.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising or a related field is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Available based on eligibility.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 145627