Assistant Buyer

Backcountry.com

Park City Utah


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
The Assistant Buyer role is the first level within the Merchandising Group and provides administrative and organizational support to the Buyer and Associate Buyer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate day-to-day office management and communication with vendors
Monitor Open Order report daily and execute ASAP POs to fulfill orders as quickly as possible

Maintain all PO due dates, and provide quick feedback to Customer Service regarding the status of inventory

Coordinate the maintenance all POs - status, ship dates, terms
Work with vendors, managers, vendor agreement managers, receivers and planners to resolve receiving and overstock issues
Provide analytical feedback to Merchandise Team and Planners regarding product trends and popularity
Monitor the site map to ensure coherent layout of product groups, sub categories, pricing and categories
Provide feedback to the Content Team on priorities and updates in images and copy
Assist with product builds, images and information gathering
Coordinate with Marketing/Promo to ensure merchandise is tied into promos and sales
Creates reporting for Buyer and Associate Buyer as needed

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

1-2 years of office experience, preferably in a retail, catalog, or internet environment
Buying or inventory analyst experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office (proficiency in Excel a must)
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated analytical skills
Ability to perform under pressure, prioritizes competing tasks, and schedule time wisely
Experience with and a strong understanding of Retail Math
Proficient in Microsoft Office (proficiency in Excel a must)
Bachelor’s degree preferred