Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 4:13 AM
About the Role WeA?re looking for someone who has a point of view, loves fashion and brings energy to everything they do. As an Assistant Buyer at rue21, you will support the Buyers in all product selection, price negotiation and purchasing decisions. You will be your BuyerA?s right hand and work as a team to grow the business. You will help identify trends and get them to Market with speed and accuracy. What will I do as an Assistant Buyer at rue21?Be a Helper: Help and assist your Buyer in all buying activities.Be a Partner: Process all purchase orders, including coding and communicating necessary information to vendors.Be a Negotiator: Work with vendors and buyers to support negotiation of PO terms including cost.Be an Analyzer: Analyze reports and make recommendations for merchandise re:orders.What do I bring to the table? A go:getter attitudeA?your Buyer will rely on you to keep things organized and assist them with day:to:day tasks in a fast:paced, ever:changing environment. A high sense of urgency and a keen eye for detail.The ability to work with all levels of the business and demonstrate a professional presence.Speed to Market. How quickly can you identify trends and get them to Market?What do you need from me?Bachelors Degree in Fashion Merchandising or related field.One+ year experience as an Assistant Buyer and/or retail experience preferred.Prior internship in Buying, Merchandising or a Vendor office.A?We never stand stillA? mentality, as buying activities are dynamic and often involve working with deadlines.Why rue21?Growth. We continue to grow our business and our merchandise categories, which creates many ways for you to novation. We believe in changing things up, encouraging creativity and thinking A?outside:of:the:boxPassion. We love what we do and strive to be the best every day. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and own your career path.
• Location: Pittsburgh
• Post ID: 37572197 pittsburgh