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.
The Planning & Buying Assistant will support the growing retail and E-commerce business with reporting and product life-cycle management for VB and non-VB product. The role is an exciting opportunity to learn and support both retail planning and buying functionalities. The ideal candidate will have a love of fashion, be enthusiastic and eager to learn. The individual must be organized, analytical, detail oriented and proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
Complete weekly, seasonal and ad hoc reporting
Reporting responsibilities will include weekly style and inventory position reporting, seasonal hindsighting/sell through analysis, and as needed ad hoc analysis
Order management, inventory allocations and weekly replenishment
This position will own allocation, replenishment and be responsible for maximizing DTC inventory across locations
Allocations include pre-season initial distributions and weekly receipt recommendations for all doors, adhering to OTB inventory levels
Create and monitor model stock levels for core styles
Experience with product sizing and RTVs/transfers preferred
Systemically manage inventory (bulk orders, store distributions, etc.) and oversee cross functional inventory communication with sales team, production and logistics
Assist in buying process by providing historical selling information, by door style selection, product sizing recommendations and order entry
Generate daily sales plans for retail stores, taking into consideration product launches, store events and historical selling
Non-VB vendor support
Manage style creation and price adjustments in our back-office POS
Assist in product pulls/organization for new store openings
Conduct frequent market and competitive analysis recaps
1 – 2 years of planning or buying experience
Excellent excel skills and proficient in PowerPoint and Outlook
Analytical with strong attention to detail
Solid understanding of retail math
Strong organizational, prioritizing, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Passionate about planning and buying
Enjoys working on a team and has a proactive approach to responsibilities
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