Macys Hiring – Assistant Buyer Shoes

Website Macy’s

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer will be known as a trusted, collaborative and results-oriented business partner. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and effective at devising and recommending assortment strategies at department, class, and vendor levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Track key item performance and make recommendations to maximize sales revenue
  • Articulate and present customer lifestyle differences within each department
  • Participate in style out to present assortments independently and recommend, then execute assortment edits Vendors, Pricing, Marketing & Visual Merchandising Site/Stores
  • Reconcile orders with financial plans; manage receipt flow to satisfy requirements of financial plan Assortment Vision, Strategy & Selection
  • Liaise weekly with Financial Planning to provide insights for forecasting
  • Develop purchase orders and partners with Buying Director, Merchandise Planning, and vendors to secure merchandise
  • Develop assortment strategy for key items with Buying Director’s input
  • Update receipts on order for ROF and review with Buying Director
  • First point of contact with Vendor Community, Marketing, Visual, Stores, and Pricing
  • Negotiate with vendors for on-order quantities and ship date adjustments; resolve shipping problems and relay issues to Buying Director
  • Communicate with vendors to ensure timely collection of MDAs/markdowns/RTVs and partner with Financial Planning to ensure alignment with in-season VMT input
  • Provide Buying Director with detailed performance analysis to assist in determining in-season item-level changes
  • In Season Forecasting & ROF

Job Requirements:

  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner.
  • Knowledge of MS Office computer programs are required
  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels.
  • Proficiency with Excel and Outlook
  • 1-2 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs.
  • Ability to interpret financial information accurately
  • Ability to think creatively, analytically, strategically and technically

Job Details:

Company: Macy’s

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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