8 days old

Associate Buyer

Kelly Services
Waltham, MA 02454
Kelly has an immediate temporary opportunity for an **Associate Buyer** in **Waltham, MA** to cover a leave of absence through approximately mid-December. This is a **hybrid role with approximately 2 3 days in-office** each week at the Waltham location. Our great partner needs an experience Buyer who can support the Senior Buying team with critical merchandising activities to support the business. Pay is **$35-$37 per hour** based on experience, with a standard **8: AM 5:00 PM Mon Fr** i schedule. There is a very realistic opportunity for permanent employment for the right person as this company is growing fast!

**Responsibilities include but not limited to:**

Assist in developing seasonal assortment plans and building seasonal assortment flows

Collaborate with brand wholesale product teams throughout the development cycle in order to identify opportunities and leverage trend information to continuously drive sales and mitigate risk

Assist buying team in planning seasonal merchandise plans that reflect future opportunities and deficiencies. In-season assists in planning markdowns, purchases, and inventory based on actual business trends and product availability

Pull weekly selling and inventory reporting and updates seasonal trackers

Manage delivery dates of seasonal styles and partners with customer service to release orders

Support Sr. Buyer in all meeting preparations

Perform duties consistent with the companys AAP/EEO goals and policies

**Skills and Requirements:**

Bachelors degree or equivalent with 2+ years experience in retail merchandising preferably with knowledge of footwear.

Strong communication skills, organization skills, and self-motivation

Strong PC skills, including report query and analysis

High proficiency with Excel and merchandising systems, preferably SAP

Ability to prioritize assignments in a fast-paced atmosphere with tight deadlines and deliver accurate results for one or more projects or tasks

Individual should have good people and communication skills, high energy level, flexible,

resilient, positive attitude and a passion for retail

Solid financial skills, be decisive, have a strong sense of urgency and thrive in an ever-changing environment

Results-oriented and self-motivated

Able to independently organize and prioritize broad workload to meet deadlines

Ability to successfully collaborate with internal and external partners

Apply today or contact **Mark Tower** with your resume at for consideration. Lets get to work!

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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