Assistant Buyer

US-MN-Plymouth
ID
2017-2767
Category
Merchandising
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Christopher & Banks is looking for an Assistant Buyer for our Corporate Office in Plymouth, MN.

 

The Assistant Buyer is responsible for general support of operational and administrative functions for a designated apparel or accessory department.

 

How you will spend your time...

  • Serve as the liaison between vendors, Distribution Center and merchant teams to ensure timely delivery of merchandise by consistently reviewing status of orders with vendors and Logistics team.
  • Perform operational and administrative functions which include the tracking, delivery and maintenance of an organized sample room.
  • Prepare and maintain merchandising reports and recaps.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other areas (Marketing, Visual and Store Operations) to successfully execute assortment.

What you will need to be successful....

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Retail Merchandising, Marketing, Business or equivalent work experience

 

Experience / Knowledge / Skills

  • 0 – 3 years of experience in a merchandise related position at a fashion retailer
  • Specialty retail store experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Retail math and application of concepts to daily operations
  • Organization skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to analyze competitors, target customer and brand-specific fashion trends

 

Always in style, your career at Christopher & Banks....

When Gil Braun opened the first Braun’s Fashions in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1956, he opened it with “her” in mind: local women who were full of life and wisdom, confident in their beliefs and in search of styles that made them feel fabulous at a price they would love.  That spirit continued when Braun’s Fashions opened its first stores under the Christopher & Banks banner in 2000. The same year, the company introduced CJ Banks, opening 20 stores designed to meet the need for sizes 14-24 in the underserved women’s apparel market.

 

Today, Christopher & Banks operates almost 500 stores nationally, and still focuses on putting “her” first, providing our customers with style, value and service that help her look fabulous and feel amazing, every day and for life’s special moments. Missy, women’s and petite sizes are available in stores and online for our customers’ convenience.  Please read more about us at www.Christopherandbanks.com.

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