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Assistant Buyer in Dallas, TX at Tuesday Morning

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Assistant Buyer

The Assistant Buyer is responsible to assist and partner with the Senior Buyer(s) to develop and execute the strategy for categories assigned and assist in optimizing the results for the entire area. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Assortment Building of assigned category (40%)

  • Aid in defining the assortment strategy for assigned categories
  • Assist in vendor management to include negotiations, pricing, logistics and the purchase order process
  • Review and analyze business reports to understand trends, sell-through and ensure targets are being met
  • Manage and own category financials

Sr. Buyer Support (40%)

  • Obtain and confirm pricing comparison
  • Perform competitive shops
  • Partner with buyer coordinator, allocator, and planner to maximize profitability and sales
  • Gain working knowledge of products within the Sr. Buyer accountability
  • Build and support vendor relationships
  • Analyze item/category performance, trend opportunities and make recommendations to Sr. Buyer

Training & Division Projects (20%)

  • Training to develop merchandising skills
  • Projects as assigned by the DMM

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising or business related field preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in other merchandising roles is a plus


  • Solid understanding of retail math
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management; ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build strong business partnerships both internally and externally and demonstrate adaptability and flexibility as business strategies change
  • Excellent critical thinking, decision making, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong sense of style and ability to carry out a strategic vision
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook required

 Special Requirements:

  • 20% - 50% travel may be required, depending on area assigned

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits to include 401(k), best-in-class products, and more! Both innovative and high-performing, our stores provide you with unlimited possibilities to start your career. Be a part of the Tuesday Morning growth!