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Job Posting: Assistant Buyer
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Assistant Buyer

SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, is an on-line retailer of swimwear and gear. We are looking for a detail-oriented, enthusiastic and professional Assistant Buyer for our growing company. This position assists the buying group with day-to-day purchasing and administrative activities.

With headquarters located in San Jose, California, we offer an entrepreneurial and casual work environment. We believe in rewarding and recognizing hard work. Benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, vision, paid vacations/holidays, 401K with matching, advancement opportunities, and catered lunches 2x week.
· Assists Buyer in expanding product selection
· Manage new product launch coordination
· Participate in assortment planning and maintenance
· Create and maintain various information spreadsheets and files as directed by Buyers
· Manage open communication between buying group and other cross functional teams that will assure efficient execution of sales plans, merchandising strategies, inventory control initiatives, and general information flow
· Facilitate open communication between buying office and warehouse/distribution center which will assure efficient movement of inventory
· Maintain communications with vendor community to assure receipt of the correct merchandise under the parameters of the purchase order
· Assist Buyers with assigned marketing and promotional efforts
· Assist Buying group with coordination and execution of special projects as needed
· Performs other duties as assigned


· Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field
· 1 – 2 years of online retailing preferred
· Detail oriented with strong analytical skills
· Positive “roll with it” attitude and strong work ethic a must
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Personable, outgoing personality; quick learner; comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to take initiative
· Effective at multi-tasking
· Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
· Ability to work with multiple teams, vendors, partners and management
· Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel
· General knowledge and experience navigating the Internet
· Ability to work extended hours based on workload and deadlines

To Apply:

Interested candidates please email Resume and Cover Letter with subject line “Asst Buyer” to Application@SwimOutlet.com.
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