FREELANCE ASSISTANT BUYER

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion & Retail
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: New York, NY

COMPENSATION: $15/hr - $17/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Jan 3, 2018

Our client, one of the world’s leading luxury fashion companies is seeking a driven Assistant Buyer to join their established team. Founded on excellence, the company now offers a wide-range of high quality products manufactured with the greatest attention to detail. Their men’s apparel, women’s apparel and accessories lines are sold in high-end department, e-commerce and specialty stores nationwide.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $15-$17/hr

Position Overview: Our client is a globally recognized fashion retail and e-commerce company in search of an Assistant Buyer to support their e-commerce and retail teams.

Responsibilities: 

  • The Assistant Buyer ensures timely delivery of merchandise through consistent communication and follow-up with vendors and distribution centers
  • Manages and projects markdowns
  • Manipulates spreadsheets and reports to complete thorough business analysis
  • Analyzes sales performance and makes recommendations to maximize sales
  • Understands target customer by store
  • The Assistant Buyer communicates regularly with stores using the appropriate communication channels
  • Communicates regularly with vendor and merchant community to achieve department goals
  • Assists in buying responsibilities once buyer determines proficiency
  • Responsible for all data and PO entry
  • The Assistant Buyer maintains the organization of the fashion closet

Qualifications: 

  • Must live in NY area
  • Must have strong Excel skills utilized within a business setting, experience with pivot tables and V-lookups
  • Candidates should be able to prioritize and maintain a high level of accuracy doing multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Must have strong analytical and computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Excel and spreadsheet applications
  • Must have a great attitude and a strong passion for fashion and love to work in fast paced environment
  • Roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
  • Alignment with companies cultural values: inclusive, innovative, hardworking, clever, fun, thoughtful
  • Must love e-commerce and people and culture

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

POSITION ID: 51103

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