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ASSISTANT BUYER-ACCESSORIES AND SHOES
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT: 5 MONTHS
LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO
PAY: DOE

** A FORTUNE 500 FASHION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL ASSISTANT BUYER FOR ACCESSORIES AND SHOES!!! **

JOB DESCRIPTION:
• Develops, executes, and communicates merchandise assortment, ecommerce, and financial strategies that support the success of multiple departments
• Drives financial results that maximize sales, inventory and bottom line profitability
• Managing pre-season buying/receipts, in-season trade management including monthly
• Assist in the development/decision of the product assortment, merchandise point of view, shop strategies, key item positioning, and promotional plans, ensuring that the collection is compelling, commercially viable and supports overall business objectives
• Assist with web management to create a compelling product experience on the site, to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation, and clear and accurate product details.
• Manage the financial success of a division by meeting sales, gross margin and inventory productivity goals.
• Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by division/department and class.
• Own open to buy forecasts. Present financial forecast and supporting action plans in open to buy/monthly forecast meetings.
• Develop cross-divisional relationships to share best practices.
• Able to interpret current business results to identify key learnings and develop future strategies
• Possesses a clear understanding of financial measurements including: sales, gross margin, inventory productivity measures such as weeks of supply (WOS), etc. and how to impact them

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
• 1-3 years of retail buying, planning or related analytical experience
• Retail Financial Planning background
• Strong EXCEL skills
• Strong communication skills and experience working with multiple business partners.

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