Assistant Buyer, Exclusive Brands

  • DSW
  • Un - OH - Columbus
  • 4 days ago

Company Name: DSW

Location: Columbus, OH, Un - 43219

Job Duration: 2021-04-08 to 2021-05-08


General Summary:
We are looking for an Assistant Buyer that is motivated, results-oriented and committed to providing organizational support to the merchandising team and partnering to manage the overall day-to-day.
Reports to: Buyer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage sample maintenance and tracking
• Maintain on order tracking and surface any potential issues to the team
• Manage the PO process from start to finish
• Develop knowledge of the overall department to be able to provide team members with all requested information
• Run selling reports and analyze data to identify the best and worst sellers; review with the team to determine how information should be interpreted and what action steps are needed
• Persistent follow up with vendors on all costing, discounts, shipping, deliveries and any outstanding product issues
• Help build product assortments and identify trends
• Build and maintain assortment tracking tools that keep the team in the loop as to the current and future assortments by month
• Maintain and build strong cross-functional relationships, both internal and external
• Proactively seek out opportunities to grow the business and further personal & professional development

Required Skills:
• Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
• Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Understanding of retail math concepts

• Commitment to learning and continuous development
• High sense of urgency and taste level
• Detail oriented with outstanding follow through
• Proficiency in MS Office



• BA/BS degree required