Buyer - Leather Goods

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New York
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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

Title: US Retail Buyer

Location: NYC

Company: Well-known Luxury Brand

Role Description:

This individual will be responsible for the collection buy, extensive data analysis, financial and retail data modeling. The US Retail Buyer will also collaborate closely with finance in all merchandise budgeting, forecasting and planning activities. This individual will monitor key performance indicators, such as product performance (sell-thrus, turns and months of supply), sales, inventory and goals for all retail channels: full-price stores and outlets.

Job Requirements:

- Bachelor degree in Business or related discipline

- Handbag/Leather Goods experience required

- At least 8 years of experience in similar contests

- Experience within luxury retail required

- Advanced Excel skills

- Analytical capabilities and numeric aptitude

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Strong communication skills to liaise with local retail teams across the market

- Ability to understand current market trends and buying psychology

- Proven ability to drive results

- Passionate about exceeding corporate goals and driving business through excellent execution

- Ability to travel