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Buyer / Planner

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Location

New York

Position Type

Full-Time

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

Veronica Beard is looking for a Buyer / Planner to support the ongoing expansion and continued success of the DTC business. This person will oversee total product life cycle and be responsible for product buys, initial allocation strategy, replenishment, RTVs/Transfers, markdown management, etc.

Responsibilities

Weekly reporting and comparative analysis of Veronica Beard sales performance. Recap delivery and classification selling to understand nuances by location and identify opportunities and /or risks for the business. Effectively communicate key learnings and action plans to the team.

Inventory management / OTB planning for 9+ stores and veronicabeard.com in partnership with manager to ensure that merchandise is properly assorted. Work with assistant in season to align on weekly replenishment targets, store-to-store transfers, and RTVs in order to maximize sales and limit inventory risk.

Support core replenishment business monthly, owning line flows and monitoring by door assortments to ensure appropriate mix of styles and model stock levels.

In-depth seasonal hindsight reporting and by door analysis to support market prep and assortment planning.

Work through style rankings, tiering plan and depth investments by style during market and present buying strategy to senior management.

Maintain market awareness through store visits, competitor shopping and product / pricing analysis.

Build effective relationships with cross-functional partners and store teams.

Supervise junior team members (assistants and interns) and be accountable for continued growth and development.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

4+ years of experience in buying, planning and/or merchandising

Advanced excel skills

Comprehensive understanding of retail math

Strong analytical, planning, and forecasting skills

Detail oriented, organized, and able to multi-task while taking initiative and being account for work

Entrepreneurial in spirit and flexible to deadline demands

Team focused

How to Apply

Please email [email protected] with your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and any other pertinent materials.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.