Sunday , December 10 2023

Urban Outfitters Hiring – Buying Assistant

Website Urban Outfitters

Job Description:

Responsible for assisting the buyer to create an exciting and timely product assortment for the retail, direct and wholesale businesses that meet or exceed the sales volume and profit for the department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the buying team to proof catalog copy
  • Developing cross functional relationships with market and internal partners
  • Supporting the daily operations within designated buying area and developing partnerships with the assistant or associate buyer on all necessary tasks
  • Communicating late deliveries to the buying and sales team
  • Rudimentary understanding of retail math
  • Prioritizing and reacting with a sense of urgency to the requests from both the merchant and cross functional teams
  • Entering, updating, managing, tracking, and organizing purchase orders in all systems (MTS, IP and Blue Cherry) to ensure timely delivery
  • Organizing and cataloguing samples
  • Setting up new vendors and send them routing guides and pre-ticketing information
  • Ensuring accuracy in all systems
  • Managing the flow of merchandise and updating merchant boards
  • Sharing and communicating thoughts/opinions to managers or business groups as a whole
  • Identifying photos on the Free People website and wholesale website to be reshot to drive sales

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to prioritize projects and multitask
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to grasp multiple systems quickly
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint)
  • Strong communication, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented

Qualification & Experience:

  • Retail or previous buying experience preferred

Job Details:

Company: Urban Outfitters

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: California, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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