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Assistant Buyer


Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies. Our world headquarters is conveniently located in Denton Texas, just 5 minutes north of Lake Lewisville off of I35E.

Responsible for supporting the Buyer with the day to day management and development of business processes to maximize sales and gross margin objectives, while managing inventory objectives for specific brands. Develops strategic objectives to ensure long-term sustained growth.

“At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us.”


Supports the Buyer with the assortment strategy for the assigned category. Supports the Buyer with to work collaboratively with vendor and brand partners to maximize first to market approach of on trend products, promotional and pricing strategy for the assigned category placement.
Supports the Buyer with partnering with pricing and promotional team to ensure optimal performance against sales and margin. Supports the Buyer with working collaboratively with the marketing and operations team to ensure a ‘customer first’ approach to the product strategy. Supports the Buyer to work collaboratively with the planning and allocation team to ensure ideal inventory levels. Supports the Buyer with presentation prep to all levels of leadership.
Contributes with analyzing and drawing conclusions from multiple resources so as to provide a concise, logical merchandising focus. Supports Buyer with identifying and promoting new products and trends in a timely manner to maximize sales potential. Identifies and devises profitable exit strategies, including vendor participation, of slow selling items, discontinued items, package changes and poor promotional sell through.
Supports Buyer with vendor partnerships and negotiations so as to reduce costs, increase margin, special terms, discounts, allowances and payment dating in all appropriate opportunities.
Contributes with developing category expertise through competitive analysis and supports Buyer by attending vendor meetings and tradeshow presentations to identify sales opportunities through new products, trends and competitive strategies.


Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
2-4 years purchasing or merchandising experience in related field. Category management experience in related field preferred. Consumer goods and services preferred
Proven track record of growing categories or leading category growth
Beauty experience a plus
JDA a plus
Strong analytical and organizational skills combined with high creative potential
Ability to multi task with accuracy
Leadership qualities and work ethics that dictate the standards for the department
Ability to communicate with and influence all levels of staff
Strong negotiation skills

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take advantage of our in house salon with complementary services and a varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also, featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great merchandise discount!

At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all our customers and associates and maintain the following COVID-19 Precautions:

Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Remote interview process
Temperature screenings

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

Salary Range
$32,000.00 - 52,000.00
per Year
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Denton, TX 76205, US