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LONDON, United Kingdom —The role of buyers and merchandisers has been transformed by the ever-evolving demands on designers and the speed at which collections are produced. Alongside the busy buying calendar and the time management skills it demands, buyers and merchandisers must be competent in customer profiling, trend forecasting and data analysis, requiring an equal balance of both left and right-brain capacities.
Buying and merchandising positions are also some of the more high profile commercial positions within the industry, and include high-level access to designers and creatives as well as close interactions with brands and stores. The career path is a favourite among fashion school applicants and graduates. On BoF Careers, there are more than 250 roles across 15 countries available to emerging and experienced buyers and merchandisers.
Buying and Merchandising Jobs in New York City
In the US, BoF has more than 130 positions available on both the East and West Coast. In New York, where BoF Careers has 70 career opportunities, Gap has an entry-level merchandise assistant role for the boys division, while Ermenegildo Zegna Group seeks an associate buyer.
Buying and Merchandising Jobs in the Western United States
Buying and Merchandising Jobs in the United Kingdom
With over 30 vacancies in the UK, London is the location for those starting out in the field, with a merchandising assistant role at Jimmy Choo and a PVH buying admin assistant role, while Farfetch-owned Browns seeks various buying administration assistants.
Buying and Merchandising Jobs in Western Europe
There are 75 roles in Europe, with opportunities in luxury brands including Saint Laurent's men’s ready-to-wear merchandising coordinator in Paris, while Coach-owned Stuart Weitzman has an opening for a retail merchandising coordinator in Milan.
Buying and Merchandising Jobs in Rest of World
Whether looking at home or abroad, for entry-level roles or executive positions, find the best buying and merchandising available in design today at BoF Careers: