FREELANCE ASSISTANT BUYER

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

COMPENSATION: $15/hr - $20/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Mar 14, 2019

This role is for an established retailer specializing in goods for women. Their product assortment includes apparel, accessories, and footwear. They are looking to bring on a Freelance Assistant Buyer.

Salary/Rate: $15-20/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 purchase order cycle
  • Ensure timely delivery of merchandise through communication directly with buyer, merchant teams and external vendors

Qualifications for the Freelance Assistant Buyer: 

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

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree – or equivalent

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

POSITION ID: 71920

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