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MERCHANT - BUYER (WOVEN TOPS AND BOTTOMS) * ROA

Company: Fullbeauty
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description FULLBEAUTY Brands™ is the premier fashion and lifestyle destination for the plus size customer. We are an online and catalog marketplace offering a curated collection of the finest family of plus size brands and thousands of products. POSITION SUMMARY:The Merchant leads the merchandising and buying process for Roaman's woven tops and bottoms. The Merchant is responsible for planning and executing goals set to achieve sales plan, mark up, return rates and profit (EBIDTA). The Merchant leads a team of Assistant Merchants and partners with the Inventory Planning team to support fulfillment, Creative Services to support catalog/web creative, Sourcing to aid in achieving set price goals & fit quality standards, Marketing to analyze and respond to customers' needs and promote products according to branding, and E-Commerce to drive online KPIs. The Merchant is also involved in company initiatives and interacts with senior management. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead product assortment and design strategy, ensuring delivery of a compelling assortment that will meet or exceed our financial goals
    • Oversee all aspects of seasonal assortment planning from initial selection through post seasonal analysis
    • Develop short- and long-term strategies which help grow the current business
    • Oversee the identification, development, and implementation of new business strategies, initiatives, and product lines
    • Collaborate with Inventory Planning to develop plans that leverage the current base and profitably support strategic growth and innovation
    • Investigate and respond to catalog and web issues. Coordinate communication strategies with customer service
    • Partners with planner responsible and managing all markdowns, promotions, cost changes and retail changes
    • Analyze market (domestic) and provide observations of market to Buyer for market analyses
    • Provide SKU information to Merchandising Operations for input
    • Responsible for reading /approving catalog proofs for each catalog (pricing, naming, copy)
    • Strong understanding of the brand customer and aesthetic
    • Strong technical expertise, business, and financial acumen
    • Able to deliver results by influencing internal and external partners MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      • BA/BS in related field and/or equivalent work experience
      • 5+ years' experience within the knits and sweaters space
      • 5+ years' experience managing a high performing environment
      • Proven track record of driving profitable business expansion
      • Thorough knowledge and experience in product development, global sourcing
      • Ability to develop train, and lead
        • Expertise in product development, trend, and branding
        • Strong analytical skills required
          • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is a must

Keywords: Fullbeauty, New York , MERCHANT - BUYER (WOVEN TOPS AND BOTTOMS) * ROA, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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