We are seeking an experienced developer who has worked within a vertical retailer sourcing their own product and worked with external vendor partners. (Client will not consider any candidate who has only worked on the vendor/production sourcing side and function.)
This is a critical role for the organization as they are building their Home product categories to support the aggressive growth being experienced in sales in both hard and soft goods.
We are searching for someone who has sourced product, travelled to vendor shows for inspiration, worked with design teams for new product and has worked in lockstep with a buyer to plan out assortments, analyze sales, margin dollar, and be able to speak from a point of knowledge with a vendor or factory regarding pricing, product revisions, quantities, construction, finishing, packaging, calendar, sample approval and QA. Must have strong analytical skills and have served or trained as a buyer or merchant for a vertical retailer. Should have international travel experience and be very available to travel.
Client will look for excellent communication skills. Client will offer a relocation package for the right candidate to the NY area if located outside of.
SOLOMON-PAGE GROUP - Fashion Services
260 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 824-1580
Fax: (212) 824-1591
ABOUT SOLOMON-PAGE GROUP:
The Fashion Services division serves the needs of the fast- paced apparel industry. We recruit highly skilled and uniquely qualified candidates for positions at all levels and across every fashion function. With connections globally, the team successfully places candidates throughout the United States and beyond.