Fab’s mission is to help people better their lives with design.
More than 13 million people around the world use Fab to discover everyday design products at great prices, to connect with the world’s most exciting designers, and to share their favorite design inspirations.
Fab is seeking a Women’s Merchandise Manager to lead the Women’s Division, grow the product assortment, and develop a team of Buyers, Associate Buyers and Assistant Buyers. The Women’s MM is responsible for the selection, development and procurement of all merchandise within the Women’s Division and the performance of that merchandise as outlined in seasonal and annual plans.
The MM strikes an effective balance between short-term and long-term initiatives and responds constructively to new demands, priorities, and challenges. They partner and collaborate with Planningand train, develop, motivate, and lead reports in their Division.
The ideal candidate has strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship/account management. Fab is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams, vendors, partners, and management.
Identify and build a balanced assortment of designers and products that is brand appropriate
Proactively source and develop relationships with new designers
Strengthen partnerships with current designers
Negotiate terms with partners and secure participation in merchandising events
Partner with Planning to determine optimal assortment, develop effective plans, and create pricing strategies
Maximize sales and manage designer performance to drive profitability
Joint responsibility with Planning for profitability, inventory turns, and exceeding financial plan
Train and develop team to enhance skill development, provide feedback, and shape roles and responsibilities to leverage individual and team strength
Grow the Women’s Division year-over-year to become an industry leader
Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or Business preferred
5+ years of Women’s buying experience, preferably with a major retailer
Experience managing Assistant Buyers, Associate Buyers, and Buyers
Strong knowledge of the Fab brand
Strong understanding of industry trends and market awareness
Strong business analytical communication, organization, and problem solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, and retail systems
Ability to isolate fashion trends and incorporate them into merchandising opportunities
As if working at the fastest growing e-commerce company worldwide wasn’t enough, we offer an array of awesome benefits:
Fab pays 100% of the premium cost for employees and 80% of the premium cost for any dependents (including spouses, partners, children)
We offer commuter, 401(k) and FSA plans
Lunch everyday (yay!)
Snacks, snacks, snacks!
Vacation is unlimited. Sick time is taken as needed.
The ability to be your self, and dress as you are confortable!
Fab offers a great work environment, free catered lunch every day, employee discounts and the ability to be part of a fast growing global company. We aren't stuffy at Fab, and we hope you aren't either. We encourage you to wear what you want, and become what you want to be. At Fab you will experience:
The chance to work with a pioneering and exciting eCommerce company
Competitive pay and employee benefits package
Work with a dynamic international team
Ability to develop yourself and your career
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