Footwear Buyer

Location: Long Beach, CA
Date Posted: 12-06-2017
Overview:
Expanding Western Regional Retailer seeks experienced Athletic Footwear Buyer to join their team. In this role you will work with a team of Buyers to employ necessary merchandising strategies to successfully deliver specific category goals by staying current on customer purchasing and product movement trends. Relocation assistance will be provided.
 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage the development of our athletic footwear product line to deliver merchandise with tremendous consumer appeal and value.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and current vendors.
  • Negotiate beneficial terms and conditions with all vendors.
  • Work with members of the merchandising team on product development, implementation and execution into existing stores.
  • Perform in-depth market research to identify the best trending products for our target customers.
 
Requirements:
  • Write merchandising budget and open-to-buy.
  • Participation in advertising process.
  • Possess a demonstrable knowledge of important trends evolving in the targeted market.
  • Knowledge of product development, planning, distribution of domestic and overseas manufacturing.
  • Experience buying athletic-lifestyle footwear.
 
Perks:
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 401k Match
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition and Certification reimbursement
  • Work life Balance!

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Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
  
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