Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Tuckernuck
Location
Washington D.C. (US)
Posted
03 May 2022
Closes
03 Jun 2022
Function
Buyer

Title: Assistant Buyer

 

Location:     Washington, D.C.
Salary:         Competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications; classified as full-time salaried; exempt and not eligible for overtime.

 

Reports to:  Director of Buying
 

 

Position Overview

 

Tuckernuck is seeking an Assistant Buyer to support our third party buying strategy, open to buy process, business analysis, purchasing, flow of goods, team relationships and vendor communication. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to self-motivate and drive initiative, while having a deep understanding of our brand and customer. He or she will be an extremely efficient administrative professional who is detail oriented, deadline driven, highly organized, flexible and reliable. This person will have great follow through and the demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment where teamwork is key.

 

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Set up new vendor contacts & payment terms

     

    Manage internal product creation, upc imports, and purchase orders for Buying Directors

     

    Maintain vendor relationships and terms by responding quickly and accurately to both internal (company) and external (vendor) questions and requests for information. Research problems & provide creative solutions

     

    Maintain internal buying presentations ensuring photography and data align with purchase orders

     

    Assist in identifying process inefficiencies and making recommendations for process improvements in a timely manner.

     

    Assist in daily tasks to support the senior management of the third party Buying Department

     

    Work cross functionally with Merchandising, Marketing, Logistics, Operations, Production, Sample & Styling teams when necessary

     

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • At least 1+ years of related experience

     

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

 

  • Passion for the Tuckernuck brand and interested in retail/ fashion

     

    Obsessed with details and constantly double checking

     

    Motivated by hitting internal and external deadlines

     

    Problem-solver with a proactive nature

     

    Flexible and adaptable with willingness to support other departments

     

    Outstanding communication and organizational skills

     

    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

     

    Entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to learn every single day

     

    Energetic, kind, sincere, and positive attitude

     

    Ability to build solid relationships with teammates and vendor partners

     

    Proficient in Excel and ability to learn new software platforms quickly

     

    Interest in data analytics to drive decisions

     

Tuckernuck Core Values
The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following core values that inspire the Tuckernuck team to make a difference.

 

  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

     

    Find the Fun

     

    Stay Authentic

     

    Respect

     

    Entrepreneurial Spirit

     

    Start Strong & Finish Strong

     

    Have Courage

     

Tuckernuck is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Tuckernuck policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

 

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