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Posted September 22nd

Assistant Buyer

New York, New York

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The Goods Mart



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Posted September 22nd

Assistant Buyer

New York, New York






$60K - $75K


Full Time

About The Position
Job Responsibilities
  • Supports buyer in solving everyday problems and communicates with key executives.
  • Oversees orders with various distributors and brands on product delivery, placement and shipping status; replenishes orders for product for in-store, e-commerce, and for hospitality partners
  • Analyzes and sets product stock levels for our retail locations, additionally monitors purchase order, receipt of goods to retail locations, strategic partners and e-commerce.
  • Supports buyer/founder in product research and maintains retail locations’ product knowledge.
  • Follows industry trends to understand which products are trending and what will be hot sellers and discovery new trends.
  • Assists with negotiating with vendors on special projects.
  • Manages website product images by working closely with our Marketing Department and Business Development team.
  • Driving sales and margins through vendor communication, internal design and product development, presenting new strategies and opportunities for sales and profits for their classification.
  • Identifying key trends in the marketplace and translating the trends to our target consumer
  • Communicate departmental seasonal strategies to design and cross functional merchandising team to ensure they support long term departmental goals.
  • Rank products based on historical and current product performance and identify redundancies in the product assortment.
  • Work closely with founder on creating innovative ways to amplify brands in store.
  • Educate the in-store team members on new products hitting our shelves.
  • Purchase order management - Ability to reconcile and report out receipts on a monthly basis and demonstrate financial responsibility for success of business.
Job Requirements
  • At minimum of 2 year in the consumer CPG sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree required or 3 years equivalent experience.
  • High Level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel etc. (i.e. creating advanced formulas, index matching, and pivot tables) required.
  •  Experience working with Square and Shopify
  • Ability to work on multiple projects or task and have a high level of analytical, communication and phone skills.
  • Team players and enthusiastic about emerging CPG brands.
  • Excited to join a fun, fast-pace start-up!

New York, New York
Function Details
  • Reports To Founder
  • Direct Reports 2