Buyer - NovaWOMAN

Recruiter
Fashion Nova
Location
Vernon, California
Posted
20 Oct 2022
Closes
03 Jan 2023
Ref
4266988
Function
Buyer
Level
Manager
ABOUT US

Fashion Nova is an inclusive fashion-forward and trend-driven apparel and lifestyle brand that celebrates all dimensions of confidence. We use our platform to spread positivity with brands for women, men, curve, luxe, sport, swim, beauty, and kids. We are obsessed with creating the best experience available for our customers and employees.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Our brands are worn and celebrated worldwide by customers, celebrities, and influencers because of our uniquely creative and talented employees.

ROLE OVERVIEW

Under the guidance of the Category Director, you as a Buyer will work to create the appropriate merchandise mix based on emerging trends and manage the assortment strategies established by your team leaders. You will also be responsible for managing your category product assortment and delivering on financial targets. Your role is essential to ensuring Fashion Nova has the best product offerings for our customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create and implement merchandise assortment based on selling|trends that will achieve financial targets
  • Participate in open-to-buy (OTB) meetings with Planning to ensure the department achieves financial targets for sales, profitability, and inventory turn
  • Research the competition across all social media platforms and markets to identify emerging trends, categories, and promotional campaigns
  • Promote growth by developing assortment strategies with SKU count, breadth vs depth, newness, and pricing|margin
  • Analyze sales in-season and postseason to identify hits and misses
  • Leverage insights to revise in-season and future season actions, strategies, and assortments
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with vendor partners; strategically scout new vendors to support Fashion Nova
  • Negotiate product quality, costs, and delivery with vendors
  • Conduct the initial garment selection of colors, trims, and fabrics that work best for the styles
  • Review weekly sales performance to identify potential reorders and recommend styles for markdowns

ROLE REQUIREMENTS
  • Four plus years of experience in Buying for apparel across Women's categories
  • Experience working with vendors and negotiating
  • Excellent prioritization, project management, organization skills, and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Workspace
  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion, Production, Design or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • English, additional language(s) an advantage
  • Schedule of this position: Monday - Friday | Core business hours | Onsite

BENEFITS
  • Formalized career paths
  • Flat management platform
  • Manager Training Academy
  • Creative Development Internship Program
  • Fashion Nova Cares Program
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k match, with immediate vesting upon eligibility
  • Stocked kitchens with gratis snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Summer Fridays at Headquarters
  • Team bonding events and programs
  • Employee discounts

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification protected by local, state and|or federal law.







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