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Fab Fit Fun // woman's lifestyle media brand & membership service
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Our Buying team is expanding! As we continue to evolve as a premiere Women's lifestyle membership & shopping club experience, we are constantly trying to push the needle & find the latest & greatest products for our members. 

We are looking to grow our reach within the Home/Fashion vertical & seeking a Senior Buyer to maintain & build out the category for our cult-favorite seasonal subscription box & corresponding e-Commerce flash sales. This person will be at the cutting edge of the latest lifestyle trends, products, & brands with a proven track record of negotiating & finalizing complex deals.

Location: FabFitFun is based in the Greater Los Angeles area in West Hollywood,CA. This role will be expected to work in a hybrid environment & will not be eligible for remote.

What Youll Do:

  • Develop & manage new & existing premiere /  tier 1 category partnerships 
  • Source & buy items according to plan for our seasonal subscription box & corresponding e-Commerce flash sales while maintaining a well balanced assortment
  • Structure deals & lead negotiations with brand partners that meet cost targets & maintain gross margin profitability
  • Execution of complex deals by working cross-functionally with the Operations,Legal, Marketing, Production, Planning, & Merch Strategy teams
  • Partner with category Director, Brand Partnerships to develop annual & seasonal category & subcategory strategies inclusive of all merchandising initiatives 
  • Work closely with Merchandising Planning partners to forecast sales, markdowns, margins & inventory to plan
  • Manage junior-level direct reports (Buyer + Assistant Buyer) & ensure that the team is being developed & meeting goals
  • Review hindsight business analysis after corresponding sales/Box seasons to ensure learnings & new opportunities are clear & actionable for team
  • Conduct competitive marketplace analysis to assess & create business opportunities

What youll Bring:

  • Bachelors degree in Merchandising, Business, Communications or a related field
  • 7+ years buying experience in omni channel retail environment (Subscription or off price model preferred) managing revenue of $100M+
  • Strong rolodex with existing contacts & relationships in the Womens lifestyle category
  • Experience managing 60+ active brand conversations at one time
  • Confident negotiating costs, managing an order from PO placement through transportation & on-time delivery 
  • Seasoned ability to effectively communicate & influence teams around product, ideas, negotiations, etc.
  • Ability to manage open-to-buy (OTB) & meet company financial goals 
  • Can develop & execute short & long-term strategies for box & e-commerce initiatives
  • Adaptable to change & receptive to feedback & suggestions
  • Previous experiencing managing a team / multiple Buyers
  • Strong organizational & multitasking skills, with ability to meet deadlines
  • Advanced Excel knowledge / retail math 
  • Ability to travel seasonally for market/trade shows

The expected annual salary range for this position is $115K-130K. The compensation package will also include an initial equity grant, in addition to a range of generous medical, dental, vision & other perks & benefits. Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of job-related factors such as skill set, geographic location, market demands, experience, & education / certifications. If we extend an offer for employment, we will consider all individual qualifications.

What You'll Get! The Benefits & Perks of FabFitFun...

  • Uncapped / Generous PTO
  • Medical, Dental & Vision with competitive coverage options & plans
  • 401K & 401K Match
  • Pet insurance for any FFF furry friends via Nationwide - covers 90% expenses 
  • Complimentary annual FFF subscription with seasonal $25 credit for e-commerce flash sales
  • Donation matching program via BrightFunds, where the company matches up to $500 charitable donations per employee 

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