Assistant Buyer, Shoes & Accessories


HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,000 employees worldwide. As the most important interface to our customers, you have a passion for our products and act as brand ambassador for HUGO BOSS. Join a team that creates an exceptional brand and shopping experience with enthusiasm, fun and expertise – because to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Shape your personal future at HUGO BOSS!

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Assistant Buyer, Shoes & Accessories
HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | New York City | United States | Full-time
  

What you can expect:

The Assistant Buyer is responsible for supporting the Shoes and Accessories Department for USA | CAN | MEX and supporting the Buyer in developing assortments that meet the needs of the customer in DOS stores, shops and on line.  This includes aiding the Buyer(s) in driving direction and performance in several merchandise categories while working with cross functional partners to identify challenges and maximize business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Supports Buyer in developing product assortments that support consumer demand in DOS stores and shops.
  • Has direct communication with stores and shops regarding product needs, special orders and stock inquiries.
  • Prepares detailed by style weekly and seasonal selling reports for all categories
  • Facilitates market appointment preparation process with sales and performance analysis both relevant and regionally appropriate by country.
  • Partners in driving the NOS business
  • Enter all seasonal collection buys with accuracy and attention to detail.  Track product delivery into the markets.
  • Informs on current selling trends, consumer buying patterns and helps predict future trends for consumer reaction.
  • Create and communicate product knowledge documents for all 4 collections.  Partner with Buyers, Creative & Brand, and Store Training departments to ensure selling features of the product are highlighted for the retail store teams.
  • Analyze full price seasonal performance and based on results, recommend markdown percentage to Planner(s).
  • Analyze full price seasonal performance and based on results, recommend key information to Allocator(s).
  • Partner with various resources to conduct daily responsibilities i.e. Planning, Allocation, Wholesale, Regional and Store Management, Distribution and Licensed Vendors.

 

  • System Technology:
  • Utilizes standard reporting through web based merchandise systems SAP Retail | BIS Reporting.
  • Utilizes SAP | AFS for merchandise inquiry management and communication.
  • Utilizes Microsoft PowerPoint for Product Knowledge Presentations for USA.CAN.MEX.

Your profile:

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelors Degree in Business/Merchandising or 1+ years retail experience or Intern/Training Program Background
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office & PC operation
  • Adapts to shifting circumstances In business environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Fashion Product & Trend Awareness
  • Build cross functional partnerships 
  • Self-motivated with a positive “can-do” attitude

 

Your benefits:

Dynamic Work Environment

Company
HUGO BOSS
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
New York City, NY 10041, US