Freelance Buyer

Country :
USA
State :
California
County :
Los Angeles County
Town :
MANHATTAN BEACH
Category :
Purchasing
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

JBCStyle is the leading full-service recruiting agency with a focus on the Fashion, Beauty, Action Sports, Retail and Home industries.With over a decade of experience matching key brands with their ideal candidates, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients looking for top talent and or candidates looking to take the next step in their career(s).

Job description

Company:

Retailer based in Manhattan Beach

Position:

Temp to Perm Buyer

Division:

Outlet and Big Box

Responsibilities:

- Update Bulk inventory for top performing and out of stock product

- Build the right assortment for specific categories and geographical locations in support of the category/brand vision

- Efficiently achieve sales and profitability by consistently reviewing and appropriately editing product lines, ensuring there is a balanced SKU assortment in style, pattern, color, and size.

- Liaising with planners to ensure the product offered is right for our customers and supports our business objectives

- Work in tandem with planners, analyzing past sales figures and current trends to anticipate future product needs and devise a merchandise plan

- Buy specific SKU counts and quantities of inventory for each channel type (concept, factory outlet, warehouse outlet) throughout the season

- Ensure proper gender/category balancing in all stores through the use of sales and inventory reports

- Define seasonal, annual, and multi-year strategies to identify future opportunities and trends

- Prepare an accurate forecast of merchandise plans

- Deliver results for each gender/category performance based on strategic goals and budget expectations

- Propose strategic markdowns by gender, category, and channel type

Timeline:

Start ASAP

FT hours; transitioning from temp to hire based on relationship

Location:

Manhattan Beach, CA