Associate Buyer, Womens Accessories Gilt Groupe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Gilt Groupe is seeking an experienced Associate Buyer who has the technical and practical knowledge of the buying process in women?s accessories. The ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter who has a fashion-forward eye for trends, as well as a business mind for the inner-workings of the changing fashion world. A passion for accessories and a ?can do? approach are musts.
The Associate Buyer will be responsible for not only helping to build a business, but bringing it to the next level! She/he will collaborate with various internal teams and external vendors to create the product selection that sets Gilt Groupe apart from all competition. The Buying team will develop business strategies that drive sales through the assortment of products selected, pricing, promotion and ROI.
Supporting the buying team in the product selection that sets Gilt Groupe apart from all competition
Establish and maintain vendor management and development via market meetings and market research.
Ownership of OTB and sales forecast
Continually research and explore new trends in marketplace and category
Assist in negotiating buying terms with vendors (price, quantity, delivery terms)
Manage the Purchase Order (PO) process between Gilt Groupe and the respective brand as well as the sale process
Establish cross-functional relationships in order to effectively grow and maintain business and financial expectations
Act as a mentor for MA?s and a resource for Assistant Buyers
3-5 years buying experience
Experience in a women?s accessories and a multi-category department is preferred
Strong understanding of merchandising financials, retail math and the ability to manage profitability
Proven experience building profitable business
Experience supervising, training and/or mentoring junior team members
Self-starter, ambitious in nature
Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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