Merchandising Buyer, Accents

A motivated omni-channel Merchandising Buyer is needed for a premium apparel and lifestyle brand to select and curate accessories and décor. Be a hands-on style contributor with ongoing creativity while adhering to business assortment plans. We need an innovative, adventurous risk-taker to select product, lead trends and create in-store mock ups. Focus on exclusive products, artisan goods and quality.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Relay storytelling and connect a range of products that align with lifestyle needs through accents, women’s accessories and decor.

  • Builds constructive relationships and bridge Creative, Marketing, Planning and PD.

  • Follow and spot lifestyle trends. Identify, select and source vendors for brand appropriate, inspired and exclusive assortments for e-commerce and retail consumers.

  • Maintain relationships, negotiate and resolve issues with domestic and global vendors.

  • Understand and capitalize on customer wants and needs to identify opportunities.

  • Adhere to merchandising guidelines and defined category plans while keeping with timelines.

  • Align strategies and plans that ensure product performance, sales, healthy margins and profitability.

  • Review and leverage post-mortem sales analysis to improve assigned category performance across all channels.

  • Plan, schedule, and participate in buying trips to tradeshows, store visits and trunk shows.

  • Create mock store set ups and oversee imaging of photo layout with product descriptions

  • Competitively maintain and improve the overall return rate. Act as a customer advocate for product quality.

 

Success Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising, Design, Textiles, Marketing. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of education.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in a retail merchandising or buying capacity

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel; ability to update reports and review sales analysis

  • Must have some previous category experience in home décor (off-price or full-price)

  • Should have experience with vendor relations. Global sourcing experience is a bonus.

  • Solid communication skills. Drive your point-of-view while collaborating with others.

  • Experience creating and presenting cohesive product stories that align with planning goals

  • Ability to work onsite. Location for this role is onsite in Burbank, CA 91505

  

 

If this sounds like a potential match, we encourage you to apply using the form below.

 

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Talent Suede Equal Opportunities: we offer career opportunities for well-known apparel brands on the west and east coasts and several states in-between. We are committed to diversity and equal opportunities in the work place. We have ongoing practices that prohibit applicant discrimination against any individual due to race, color, religion, age gender, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws.

 

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