Assistant Buyer
UncommonGoods - Brooklyn, NY

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We are looking for an intelligent, enthusiastic, organized and self- motivated individual to support our Buying team.

This individual must have a passion and skill for finding creatively designed, strong-selling products, excellent analytic and organizational skills, and be able to work independently in a demanding environment. This position is located at the company's headquarters in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

  • A college degree.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Experience with multiple PC applications including strong Excel skills, and the ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • 1-2 years work experience preferred, retail buying experience a plus.
  • Supporting our new product selection process through following up on trade show product leads, gathering item information and samples, and coordinating with the new item pipeline manager.
  • Managing customer feedback and quality concerns in conjunction with our customer service team. Effectively communicating with vendors and resolving issues.
  • Supporting the catalog product selection process and maintaining vendor communication and negotiation records.
  • Completing specific product research projects, with the opportunity to independently take on new product selection responsibilities for specific categories.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

We will only consider applicants that provide us with the following:

1. A cover letter describing why you are interested in being an Assistant Buyer at UncommonGoods; and 2. Examples of 3 products that are currently not in our assortment and why they would be right for us.

Please include your cover letter, product examples and most recent wage/ salary information