Assistant Buyer Development Program

Burlington Coat Factory Corporation Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 5 days ago

LOCATION 860 South Los Angeles St Los Angeles CA US 90014

Overview

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as an Assistant Buyer! Are you a business-minded, self-motivated professional with a passion for fashion and a great eye for trends?

Do you have great relationship-building and negotiation skills? Are you a data-driven problem-solver who can react and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

You'll begin your journey as an Assistant Buyer by going through a hands-on 12-week training and on-boarding program where you will become an expert on the off-price model, learn technical skills and be exposed to all the resources we offer to ensure you are successful once placed. You'll work with a mentor who will help guide and support you through training and beyond.

You'll spend time shadowing various buying teams both in the market and in the office, interacting with senior leadership and completing classroom and on-line courses. You will also learn about cross functional areas including Planning & Allocation and Supply Chain, among others, which make an impact on your business. After you've completed your training, you'll be placed in a business area where you will be able to start applying your knowledge and skills to help drive results! Our Merchandising career path is clearly defined and offers many opportunities for professional growth and advancement as you develop your merchant skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Select and procure merchandise in conjunction with Buyer in the assigned area of responsibility

  • Provide operational support to Buyers

  • Attends market visits to select and negotiates product that meets the customer's needs and is priced competitively.

  • Independently builds vendor relationships. Establishes a positive relationship in order to effectively influence vendors. This includes heavy interaction with vendors to solve problems and follow-up

  • Analyzes business, including selling reports, to provide recommendations to the buyer

  • Maintains planned receipt flow on a consistent basis. Tracks when merchandise is being received and uses judgment to make flow issue call outs to buyer when needed. Ensures adherence to scheduled shipping windows and negotiates late shipping discounts

Bachelor's degree required . Experience working in retail, preferred. Candidates should be comfortable utilizing all Microsoft Office programs with a basic understanding of Microsoft Excel. Our buying teams regularly travel to market in Los Angeles, as well as various other locations to perform market research and competitive shopping.

If you

are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You're going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us.

We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-79871

Location US-CA-Los Angeles

Address 860 South Los Angeles St

Shopping Center Burlington Coat Factory Care Of Cooper Design Space 7th Floor

Zip Code 90014

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Career Site Category College

Position Category Buying

Evergreen Yes



See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Program Manager Media Community Development

Facebook

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-13T00:00 The Global Growth Programs team contributes directly to Facebook's mission by connecting creators with their audiences, helping them meet their objectives through solutions like Pages, Videos, Live and Ad Breaks. We succeed when we help our partners grow their content business. The team is searching for an experienced and entrepreneurial Program Manager to help foster and grow the video creator community on Facebook. This individual will use a data driven approach to understand partner profiles, and will be responsible for working with a cross-functional team including marketing, product and operations to define and operationalize the strategy and tactics to help thousands of video creators meet their desired outcomes on Facebook. Ideal candidates love breaking down problems, building solutions, delivering actionable and data-driven insights, and working in a dynamic environment. RESPONSIBILITIES * Direct, manage and set strategy to nurture the global ecosystem of video creators while being mindful of resource allocations Build scalable processes for providing best practices and partner education on creating content that excels on Facebook and takes advantage of Facebook's unique set of ad formats Design & implement a service models and standards to establish how Facebook communicates with a wide scale of content creators Define, measure, report on & manage creator support goals to track growth, progress & efficiency—and that ensure a premium experience for our partners Create a two-way, flexible communication with creators by providing actionable insights to help drive & optimize performance Provide technical expertise and consultation to content creators across various Facebook products MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * BA or BS Degree 8+ years experience in the tech and media industry Direct experience ramping and leading a cross-functional team Knowledge of Facebook products, Facebook the company, and social media Experience building relationships at all levels of an organization Analytical experience with experience interpreting and summarizing a program's performance, and developing further experiments Communication and presentation experience, and experience clarifying and summarizing issues Experience defining, developing and leading programs PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * 10+ years experience in the tech and media industry Experience working with or in support of diverse communities Facebook Los Angeles CA

Assistant Buyer Development Program

Burlington Coat Factory Corporation