POSITION TITLE: E-Commerce Senior Buyer
The Guess E-Commerce Senior Buyer develops the merchandise strategy for the rapidly growing online business across multiple classifications. The Senior Buyer uses their strong eye for trend and shows a willingness for smart risk taking. Develops and executes seasonal and category strategies that will achieve the financial objectives of the division.
Analyze product trends and historical data at departmental level. Support and compile data as needed to aid in developing seasonal strategies and financial targets.
Attend pre-season meetings between buying and planning. Create, update, change, distribute and communicate changes for assortment sheets to appropriate business partners on an ongoing basis. Provide input in line edit meetings.
Provide support and compile data to aid in assessing product assortment. Review sales performance and learn to identify sales trends. Attend discussions on evaluating and adjusting future product.
Develop expert knowledge of customer base. Evaluate product execution and point of view. Participate in competitive analysis of both direct competitors and stores we look to for trend inspiration. Learn to evaluate product assortments, quality, pricing, merchandising strategies and business opportunities.
Participate in weekly cross-functional meetings to share information on current business issues.
Work efficiently as a member of a cross-functional department team between Buying, Planning, E-Commerce Merchandising and Distribution by focusing on team objectives and clear communication.
Responsible for the development of direct reports. Provide direction on strategy and encourage creative thinking to foster continuous learning for the team.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 6-8 Years