Senior Footwear Buyer needed in Austin, Texas

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Huckberry

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Location
Austin, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBD
Date Posted
February 3, 2021
Housing Offered
No
Experience
5-10 yrs

Huckberry

Overview:
Huckberry is looking for a passionate, experienced Senior Buyer to lead the footwear business. As a key member of the Brand Partnerships team, you will develop and lead the execution of footwear merchandise strategy while simultaneously delivering on financial goals and business objectives. We are looking for someone who has exceptional judgement, a deep understanding of the Huckberry customer, a keen eye for new and developing footwear trends, and love of product and storytelling. This role will be vital to growing and scaling both our 3rd party and in house footwear strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a footwear merchandising strategy that is customer focused
  • Analyze and understand product trends, sales data, and historical data in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks.
  • Partner with the Planning team to manage the footwear business down to the category level in conjunction with seasonal financial targets
  • Actively manage departmental OTB to hit sales, receipts, margin and inventory goals
  • Develop seasonal lineplan to guide design and production on development of new products and brands
  • Manage new and existing brand partnerships with a focus on growing exclusive product offerings
  • Strategically scout new vendors & styles to support key product strategies through competitive market research
  • Partner with Marketing and Creative to produce events of high marketing, storytelling & sales power across all of our channels

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional experience in e-commerce footwear buying
  • Excellent sales skills including outreach management and negotiation
  • Strong experience using Open to Buy and assortment plans to drive the business
  • Highly detail oriented and organized
  • Superior oral and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Most importantly, you have a positive energy with a collaborative spirit and a growth mindset

For more info on this position, and to apply, visit link below:
https://apply.workable.com/huckberry/j/16BC27C915/

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