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Posted: Friday, December 8, 2017 12:02 AM

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Bare Necessities is seeking an Assistant Buyer to join our merchandising team in Edison, NJ. The position reports to a Buyer within the Merchant organization. The Assistant Buyer will partner with and support the buyer in driving profitable sales growth and executing all operational functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Assist buyer in the development and execution of sales and assortment plans for categories and vendors
Perform on-going analysis and interpretation of key business issues as directed by buyer
Responsible for top notch presentation of product/ categories on our website to maximize conversion and sales
Independently manage operational functions for a designated buying office. Responsibilities include purchase order management, processing markdowns, performing necessary follow-up
Proficiently manage all internal retail management systems critical to the operation of the business
Establish and develop strong partnerships with the vendors

Qualifications

4-year bachelor’s degree required
Successful track record as an Assistant Buyer with 1-2 years of experience in a department store environment
E-commerce experience is an advantage
Strong retail math, problem solving, written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Excel, Word, and data entry into business management systems
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Proven ability to multi task and adjust priorities as the business requires
Ability to consistently meet deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
Ability to travel to New York City frequently for market appointments

Other Skills/Abilities

Our offices are located in Edison, NJ.
A car is required to reach our offices.

To apply for the Assistant Buyer position, please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs21@barenecessities.com.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 142144012 manhattan
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