Assistant Buyer - Swim
SwimOutlet.com 15 reviews - San Jose, CA

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SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to do the best work of their lives in a dynamic and growing company. We are looking for a detail-oriented, enthusiastic and professional Assistant Buyer for our growing company. This position assists the buying group with day-to-day purchasing and administrative activities.

SwimOutlet.com was named a Hot 100 Retailer and Top 10 Mobile Retailer by Internet Retailer magazine in 2012. Our family of retail sites were also recently awarded the STELLAService "Elite" seal for superior customer service; only 5% of reviewed sites achieve this "Elite" rating. In addition to SwimOutlet.com, Spiraledge, Inc also owns and operates RunOutlet.com, YogaOutlet.com, and SurfOutlet.com. With headquarters located in San Jose, California, we offer an entrepreneurial and casual work environment. We believe in rewarding and recognizing hard work. Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, vision, paid vacations/holidays, 401K with matching, advancement opportunities, and catered lunches 2x week.

Responsibilities:
Assists Buyer in expanding product selection

Manage new product launch coordination

Participate in assortment planning and maintenance

Create and maintain various information spreadsheets and files as directed by Buyers

Manage open communication between buying group and other cross functional teams that will assure efficient execution of sales plans, merchandising strategies, inventory control initiatives, and general information flow

Facilitate open communication between buying office and warehouse/distribution center which will assure efficient movement of inventory

Maintain communications with vendor community to assure receipt of the correct merchandise under the parameters of the purchase order

Assist Buyers with assigned marketing and promotional efforts

Assist Buying group with coordination and execution of special projects as needed

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field

1 to 2 years of online retailing preferred

Detail oriented with strong analytical skills

Positive roll with it attitude and strong work ethic a must

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Personable, outgoing personality; quick learner; comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to take initiative

Effective at multi-tasking

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work with multiple teams, vendors, partners and management

Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel

General knowledge and experience navigating the Internet

Ability to work extended hours based on workload and deadlines

About this company
15 reviews
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Campbell, CA, SwimOutlet.com is the premier online destination for aquatics apparel and the web’s most...