Freelance Assistant Buyer

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $23/hr - $25/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Aug 2, 2022

Our client is seeking a Freelance Assistant Buyer to join their team. This Freelance Assistant Buyer role is for an established retailer in home goods and furnishings. Their product assortment includes high-end furniture, accessories, décor, and more. 

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$23/hr – $25/hr

Position Overview:

The Freelance Assistant Buyer will be working closely with the Merchandising and Buying teams to set up new product options, create and monitor purchase orders, assist with the creation and distribution of weekly sales reports, and more. This Freelance Assistant Buyer role requires organization, Excel skills, the ability to pick up on new systems, and communication with all cross-functional teams and external partners.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Assistant Buyer:

  • Manage buys for direct to consumer business
  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting and sales analysis
  • Analyze selling trends, balance stock levels, and conduct inter-store transfers to optimize sales
  • Support team in Open-to-Buys
  • Communicate regularly with vendors
  • Track shipments, deliveries, and transfers
  • Manage the purchase order cycle
  • Ensure timely delivery of merchandise through communication directly with buyer, merchant teams and external vendors

Qualifications of the Freelance Assistant Buyer:

  • Proficient in Excel (v-Look ups and pivot tables)
  • Experience within a retail or fashion role
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Benefits:

  • Provided upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity 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. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112432