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We are looking for a Buyer to join the team of a rapidly growing company. The ideal candidate will have retail planning experience, have strong negotiation skills, and management experience. The chosen candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Create and develop merchandising strategies using resources such as historical data, market trends, and competition information.
  • Analyze historical data and department performance to recommend corrections and forecasting to result in financial growth
  • Manage assortments by category and channel, review for balance, manage all aspects of procurement and adhere to strategic objectives of the category.
  • Establish assortment line plan with cross-functional partners.
  • Partner with the Planners to develop open-to-buy within an assortment that supports the strategy of stock positioning for key categories, classifications, channels, climates and sizes.
  • Develop, train and support direct reports to ensure understanding and growth in business acumen and the customer.
  • Monitor and provide feedback on trends regarding high impact merchandise categories.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent experience
  • A combination of education and relevant work experience will also be considered.
  • 3-5 years of buying and planning experience
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory or management experience
  • Knowledge of retail planning and allocation
  • Strong financial, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Ability to mentor, train and develop
  • Occasional overnight travel


This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. For immediate consideration, please call Samantha Murphy at 978-688-9003 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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Job Snapshot

Location US-MA-Andover
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Business Development, Retail
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Company Overview

Accounting Now

ACCOUNTING NOW® is one of the fastest growing financial recruitment companies in the country. We specialize in matching financial professionals with the right contract or full-time job opportunities in finance, accounting and banking. Our clients are many of the country's top financial firms and corporate departments. Accounting Now, and its full-time placement division, SNI Financial, can help you build your career! Learn More

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US-MA-Andover
Accounting Now
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Accounting Now
Company:
US-MA-Andover
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Business Development, Retail
Store Type:

Description


We are looking for a Buyer to join the team of a rapidly growing company. The ideal candidate will have retail planning experience, have strong negotiation skills, and management experience. The chosen candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Create and develop merchandising strategies using resources such as historical data, market trends, and competition information.
  • Analyze historical data and department performance to recommend corrections and forecasting to result in financial growth
  • Manage assortments by category and channel, review for balance, manage all aspects of procurement and adhere to strategic objectives of the category.
  • Establish assortment line plan with cross-functional partners.
  • Partner with the Planners to develop open-to-buy within an assortment that supports the strategy of stock positioning for key categories, classifications, channels, climates and sizes.
  • Develop, train and support direct reports to ensure understanding and growth in business acumen and the customer.
  • Monitor and provide feedback on trends regarding high impact merchandise categories.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent experience
  • A combination of education and relevant work experience will also be considered.
  • 3-5 years of buying and planning experience
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory or management experience
  • Knowledge of retail planning and allocation
  • Strong financial, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Ability to mentor, train and develop
  • Occasional overnight travel


This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. For immediate consideration, please call Samantha Murphy at 978-688-9003 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Requirements

 
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