Retail Ladies Junior Apparel Buyer
Bayside Search Group - Omaha, NE

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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Growing Regional Department Store Retailer is looking for a Buyer of Juniors Knits and Active wear. If you are a creative merchant that likes to develop merchandising strategies while feeling empowered to execute decisions that makes sense for your business, this is a great opportunity for you to consider.

Located in Omaha Nebraska, the culture is refreshing, entrepreneurial and collaborative with few bureaucratic barriers to hurdle. They believe in creating a family friendly and respectful work environment, work hard – play hard, promote from within atmosphere. 18 new stores were opened in 2012 bringing the store count to 83. The 10 - 15 year strategic growth plan outlines over 500 stores with a new distribution center opening Summer 2013. We offer a competitive base compensation and bonus program, 401K, medical/dental and full relocation benefits.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops and executes merchandise and financial strategies for Juniors Knits and Active Wear
  • Collaborates and negotiates with Vendor partners
  • Optimizes product assortment to drive sales performance of assigned categories
  • Works closely with the merchandise planners on forecasting, season open to buy plans, replenishment and inventory turn
  • Travels to market monthly or as needed to support the business
  • Keeps abreast of current industry trends to identify opportunities and capture market share
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s or 4 year degree
  • 1-2 years previous buying experience as an Associate Buyer or Buyer
  • Previous rotation as a Merchandise Planner/Inventory Planner
  • Creative merchant with analytical rigor and solid financial acumen skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Willingness to collaborate and influence cross functional partners
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS:
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Full benefits and 401K
  • Future growth opportunities within the organization

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