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elysewalker Is Hiring A Buying Admin In Pacific Palisades, CA

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BUYING ADMIN – JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a full-time position for a candidate looking to pursue a career in buying and merchandising. The Buying Admin’s main function is to assist the buying team in all aspects of the buying process - from order entry, budget management, RTVs, and shipping supervision. The Buying Admin’s role is to improve upon the entire buying process.

JOB FUNCTIONS (may include but not limited to):

  • Purchase order management: enter orders, order changes, cancellations, audit confirmations
  • Process returns authorizations: communicate with store teams and any necessary internal and external follow-up
  • Image management: Collect and file images of each PO in OneDrive and NCR
  • Vendor communication: Update pricing adjustments, payment and shipping terms, vendor discounts
  • Prepare materials for key business meetings: vendor appointments, assortment planning, seasonal presentations
  • Run vendor selling reports and distribute to appropriate vendor and/or elysewalker team member
  • Transfer management: Enter and manage transfer process as needed
  • Shipping management: Oversee communication via shipping approval email, audit requests against purchase orders, manage discrepancies with appropriate parties, and ensure timely merchandise deliveries
  • Manage damaged product: communicate with vendor about replacement and RTV
  • Markdown management: Liaise between buyers, planners, visuals and store teams to ensure proper markdown prep and communication
  • Oversee special orders and product reserve processes
  • Answer new vendor inquiries by overseeing general buying email

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Computer proficiency (strong excel skills, email, and Microsoft applications)
  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and adapt in fast-paced environment
  • Retail mathematics skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • NCR Counterpoint knowledge preferred
  • Prior retail experience preferred (i.e. buying internship or store level experience)

WE OFFER:

  • 401K
  • Merchandise discount
  • Competitive benefits package

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to jessica@elysewalker.com, subject line Buying Admin.