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 confirmationsProcess returns authorizations: communicate with store teams and any necessary internal and external follow-upImage management: Collect and file images of each PO in OneDrive and NCRVendor communication: Update pricing adjustments, payment and shipping terms, vendor discountsPrepare materials for key business meetings: vendor appointments, assortment planning, seasonal presentationsRun vendor selling reports and distribute to appropriate vendor and/or elysewalker team memberTransfer management: Enter and manage transfer process as neededShipping management: Oversee communication via shipping approval email, audit requests against purchase orders, manage discrepancies with appropriate parties, and ensure timely merchandise deliveriesManage damaged product: communicate with vendor about replacement and RTVMarkdown management: Liaise between buyers, planners, visuals and store teams to ensure proper markdown prep and communicationOversee special orders and product reserve processesAnswer new vendor inquiries by overseeing general buying email
Computer proficiency (strong excel skills, email, and Microsoft applications)Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skillsDetail oriented with the ability to multi-taskAbility to prioritize and adapt in fast-paced environmentRetail mathematics skillsBachelor’s degree preferredNCR Counterpoint knowledge preferredPrior retail experience preferred (i.e. buying internship or store level experience)
401KMerchandise discountCompetitive benefits package
TO APPLY: Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line Buying Admin.