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Moda Operandi is an e-commerce platform transforming the way people discover & shop for designer fashion. Through its innovative mix of commerce & content, Moda allows women to shop for whats new & whats next in designer fashion from the worlds leading emerging designers & luxury brands. Founded in 2010, Moda Operandi's mission is to make it easy for designers to grow their businesses & consumers to realize their personal style. Today, Modas platform carries more than 1,000 brands & designers across fashion, fine jewelry & home, ships to 125 countries.

We are seeking an Associate Buyer to join our Contemporary & Resortwear team. You are a fashion tastemaker & intrinsically motivated to source new emerging talent. The Assistant Buyer will support the Contemporary RTW team in the development & execution of merchandise assortment, buying plans & achieving sales & profit targets to maximize & grow the Contemporary RTW business. This is a hybrid role with 1 day a week in our Brooklyn NYC office required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Buyer with the development of merchandise assortments, sales, & inventory plans for assigned merchandise departments
  • Execute the Trunkshow process, ensuring the timeline & vendor expectation is managed in an efficient way
  • with high level analytical skills
  • Produce reports for the buyer to analyze sales trends, project merchandise requirements for assigned departments
  • Work closely with the buyer to balance inventories & build appropriate assortment models to maximize performance
  • Communicate with the stylist & editorial teams regarding new brands, trends, opportunities
  • Monitor shipments, deliveries, RTVS & transfers
  • Communicate product knowledge to stylist team
  • Seek out globally emerging & market leading brands
  • Execute appropriate processes & decisions across the organization

Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience in an Assistant Buyer role required; existing title in Associate role perferred
  • Keen understanding of the fashion & luxury goods industry / consumer products & trends affecting them
  • Strong understanding of Merchandising financials, retail math & the ability to manage profitability
  • Advanced skills in Excel including vlookup & pivot tables
  • Must be detailed oriented with high level analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational, presentation & communication skills
  • Team player & relationship builder
  • Flexible, nimble, able to maneuver in a high-growth environment

Benefits of Joining Moda Operandi:

  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
  • Employee discounts
  • 401k matching
  • Generous PTO policy including Parental Leave
  • 1 day a week in office, remaining WFH
  • Dog Friendly Office
  • Winter Recess
  • Summer Fridays 
  • Pet Insurance discounts
  • Mental Health support
  • Full suite of Wellness partners

The job description is to be used merely as a guide of expectations rather than an exhaustive list of all duties & competencies. All requirements & skills are subject to change as business needs evolve. 

 
 
 
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