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at Honey
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted Jun 08, 2017
Category Buying
Job Type Full Time

Description

Your Opportunity

You love fashion, so do we! Reporting to the head buyer, you assist in managing and developing a balanced product assortment that reflects the brand vision and ultimately drive sales.

Your Responsibilities:

• Assist in development of product assortments that address customer needs and strategic objectives
• Forecast, understand and interpret trend direction
• Distribute product to stores based on buyer’s direction and store needs
• Drive the business and maximize results through sales analysis, product development, trend research and sourcing of new vendors
• Identifying opportunities for each store and make recommendation to improve results
• Accountable for inventory turns and gross margin results
• Create action plans for top and bottom performers
• Be responsible for the quality of products bought
• Work cross-functionally with retail operations, inventory control and visual merchandising departments in order to plan and maximize store space and drive sales
• Build and maintain strong vendor relationships
• Work with store management to educate staff on seasonal trends and styling of merchandise
• Conduct regular store visits to better understand the customer, store needs and brand vision
• Perform other related duties and assignments as required

Your Prerequisites:

Minimum 2 years of retail buying experience in women’s fashion
• Strong fashion and styling sense
• Ability to plan, prioritize and organize 
• Strong attention to detail and passion to work quickly/efficiently to meet deadlines
• Ability to think and work strategically; able to plan ahead and foresee opportunities
• Ability to work independently and be self motivated while still working within a team environment
• Excellent analytical, communication (both verbal and written) and time management skills
• Highly proficient with MS Office, Excel and retail math
• Must be able to travel internationally up to 60% of the year