Assistant Buyer, E-commerce - Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein
New York, New York, United States of America
06 May 2022
24 May 2022
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Buyer, E-Commerce assists the Buyer/Senior Buyer in managing day to day operation of multiple categories within a division. The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for supporting the buying lead in addressing and managing e-commerce challenges and opportunities to support execution of strategic initiatives to achieve sales targets.

  • Execute site merchandising strategies with pre-season buy initiatives and in season sell out, alongside Sr/Buyer.
  • Pull ecommerce metrics weekly (e.g., sales, stock, out of stocks, traffic, and conversion).
    • Identify business drivers, best/worst sellers, trends & work towards giving strategy recommendations.
    • Able to sell and validate digitally focused point of view with facts and analysis.
    • Work with planning to make promotional/price suggestions based on business.
  • Partner with Site Merchant and Site Experience team on maintaining clean and effective site experience for respective departments. Communicate features/benefits, fabric, details of product to PDP team.
  • Partner with Planning team to impact Open to Buy & Product Life Cycle.
    • Alongside Sr/Buyer, negotiate seasonal receipts with Planning.
  • With guidance, play active role in cross-functional Milestone meetings (Hindsight, Budget & Strategy, etc.), presenting in-depth analysis of areas.
  • Partner with North America/Global Marketing to align on product priorities within departments/divisions. Assist in marketing sample/photo shoot requests.
  • Support the ecommerce business with daily responsibilities including, managing buy/assortment tools and sample management.
  • Independently own style definition, PO entry, & PO tracking/maintenance, with accuracy. Able to navigate PO writing/tracking at expert level.
    • Own timeline for completion as set by internal & external partners.
    • Communicate shipping delays to cross functional team & understand impact to online experience.
    • Step in to help with PO writing when needed


Experience: Minimum of 2 years retail buying experience, preferably with ecommerce experience, or exposure

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Understanding of the digital space, customer, and its unique needs
  • Must be highly organized and have exceptional attention to detail
  • Excel, Word and Power point proficient
  • Some exposure to SAP, IP, XPC, 7th online, or like systems
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills; vocal voice of Buying Team
  • Flexible to deadline demands, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced ecommerce environment.
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Strong brand & trend awareness and creative acumen
  • Ability to work in a team based environment


PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

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