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Posted: Sunday, February 11, 2018 10:59 AM

Job Description
Job description
Position summary:
The Assistant Buyer helps and assists the Buyer in all the buying, merchandising, promoting and marketing activities. This position assists with the verification of stock and supplies, ordering and planning the commercial activities and managing relationship with several dozen vendors. Will support our Bulgari, Jewelry and Watch lines.

:Develop a working knowledge of the buying function including merchandise selection, negotiating, pricing, and planning and marketing merchandise.
:Assists in establishing pricing strategy and ensure all markdowns and in store promotions are entered and set up properly in the system.
:Liaise with visual team to ensure that all products are properly on sales floor for optimization.
:Writing orders, changes, cancellations and necessary follow:up (both internally and externally) to ensure key shipments are delivered and processed.
:Monitoring of merchandise reports, Open:to:Buy monitoring, stock analysis and other ad hoc analyses.
:Coordinating and managing promotional activities and events.
:Gain a complete understanding of pricing strategies and stay informed on customer trends and what is selling and stay abreast of market trends, including new items, vendors, and price comparisons.
:Communicates with vendors for product/pricing execution and timely receipts.
:Assist in developing sales driving strategies and marketing initiatives.
:Responsible to ensure the effective relationship with vendors. This includes appropriate level of interaction with vendors in terms of both problem resolution and follow:up.
:Pull relevant sales, margin and price point reporting and make recommendations based on results to improve business portfolio.
:Performs the administrative and operational functions supporting a designated Buyer.
:Performs other duties as determined by management but not limited to the above mentioned responsibilities.
:2+ years Assistant Buyer experiences within a
Fashion/Cosmetics/Fragrance/Beauty Buying Department (preferred)
:Sense of urgency, flexibility, ability to multi:task.
:Strong knowledge of and ability retail math concepts, including elements of markup, margin planning, open to buy, and inventory productivity measures.
:Strong written and oral communication skills
:Excellent computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
:Must be able to work independently.

Company Description
International Shoppes is a specialty retailer that has been operating airport retail and duty free facilities for 60 years. In addition to the traditional duty free mix of liquor, tobacco, confectionery and fragrances/cosmetics, we place a tremendous emphasis on fashion and luxury. We operate a number of stand:alone high:end boutiques including Hermes, Estee Lauder/Clinique, Mont Blanc, Hugo Boss and LOccitane. Our subsidiary, Diplomatic Duty Free Shops of New York, services the Diplomatic Communities by offering the same great products that we sell at our airport locations which include JFK, Boston Logan, Dulles, and our newest location, T.F. Green (Providence, RI).
International Shoppes operates from a corporate office and warehouse facility located centrally in Valley Stream, NY.


• Location: Queens, valley stream

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