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Buying Coordinator, Self Care
SSENSE
Toronto
Digital Fashion
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: ON - Toronto
Industry Segment: Digital Fashion
Category: Merchandising
Seniority: Coordinator
Job Type: Full time

Marketplace Role

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Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Self Care Buying the Buying Coordinator, Self Care is responsible for supporting both Buyers and Assistant Buyers, ensuring orders and relevant reports are delivered promptly and precisely. They will work closely with the Buying team, operating in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who takes ownership and initiative with a strong sense of industry trends and appreciation for the Self Care industry.

Responsibilities

Reporting 10%

  • Generate accurate weekly inter and cross-departmental sales data reports for the Self Care Buying team as well as vendor facing reports (ex. sell through reports) to gauge year-to-date sales against plan and ensure the business is on track against its key metrics
  • Work collaboratively with the Merchandise Planning team to deliver performance based reports to Buyers and Assistant Buyers prior to market appointments to accurately inform and optimize the buys

Po Creation and Maintenance 50%

  • Ensure purchase orders are entered in a timely manner and in accordance with department standards
  • Review order confirmations and flag any discrepancies in a timely manner to the respective Buyer
  • Identify and tag carryover products in the system
  • Support inventory management through the creation of ad hoc logistics-related purchase orders

Operation Support 40%

  • Maintain daily cross departmental communication and develop strong collaboration among team members in order to problem solve effectively and offer support when needed
  • Provide strong follow up on varying day-to-day tasks leveraging internal and external relationships to ensure completion in a timely manner so business needs are met
  • Participate in the production of the industry report, highlighting new trends, new brands, top investment etc.
  • Increase hands on knowledge of the buying business by providing support to buying team members with ad hoc projects
  • Participate in providing insights on emerging category trends or brands within Self Care industry to the Buyer or Manager, Self Care Buying
  • Support customer services and personal shopping with product and inventory enquiries, with the support of the Self Care Buyer and the Manager, Self Care Buying.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Buying, Merchandising, or a related field
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant experience, preferably in the fashion and retail industry
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English (French an added bonus)

Skills

  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented
  • Strong understanding of retail math
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a natural ability to build relationships
  • Interest in the Self Care industry

Additional Information

  • Benefits at start which includes a customizable health and dental plan along with 24/7 telemedicine for you and your family
  • RRSP matching
  • Generous Employee Discount
  • 5 personal time off days per year on top of vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement to upskill or develop your professional skills
  • Summer Friday Hours! We end at 1 PM EST on Fridays to give you the chance to enjoy the sunshine.
  • Work from Abroad policy! Up to 6 weeks to work from anywhere in the world!

About SSENSE

SSENSE (pronounced [es-uhns]) is a global technology platform operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce. Headquartered in Montreal, it features a mix of established and emerging luxury brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and Everything Else.

SSENSE has garnered critical acclaim as both an e-commerce engine and a producer of cultural content, generating an average of 100 million monthly page views. Approximately 80% of its audience is between the ages of 18 to 40. It is privately held and has achieved high double digit annual growth and profitability since its inception.

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SSENSE
Toronto
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