Assistant Buyer

Touch of Modern

Touch of Modern is the leading ecommerce app for men to discover cutting edge products. Catering to male millennial tastemakers, Touch of Modern focuses on offering unique and new-to-market products not easily found at traditional retailers, with more than 250 new items added daily. The Assistant Buyer contributes to Touch of Modern’s success by assisting the Buyer in day-to-day aspects of buying and merchandising in key areas of the business including reporting, sales analysis, and communication.

The Assistant Buyer will help develop product assortments for the Touch of Modern merchant team that are first to market, competitive, and ensure financial success (sales, gross margin, and inventory turn fill rates) by analyzing product trends and historical data. This role reports into the Senior Buyer. What you get to do every day: Works with a senior buyer to book new events or re-run profitable events Maintains and distributes accurate business recap reports (daily sales, inventory, sales trends etc.) used for analyzing the business and communicating with vendors.

Works with Buyer to determine product information required to run events Takes ownership for gathering and entering merchandise information into the product database Works with Creative Services team and Buyer to manage event timelines, deadlines, and accuracy. Assists with identifying content, copy and photography needs. Proofs website, product detail pages (PDP), emails and signage for accuracy (including features & benefits copy, silo and environment photography and SKU level detail).

Builds professional relationships with vendors and responds to vendor requests for information. Prepares reports for vendor meetings and recaps meeting details and action items for buyers and vendors. What you bring to the role: Experience in buying or merchandise planning.

Merchandise buying/planning experience in a retail environment preferred. Understanding of retail math 1-2 years’ experience performing data analysis. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Word, with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Retail experience strongly preferred. Able to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables Familiarity with website design, visual merchandising, and eCommerce preferred.

Located in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, or Quebec. What’s in it for you?. Competitive compensation Medical/Dental/Vision benefits through Greenshield- Health Benefits 100% employer paid Company Provided Life Insurance equal to one year salary RRSP matching 3 weeks vacation 5 Paid Sick Days Birthday off with pay 100% remote opportunity Paid holidays What our interview process looks like: Depending on the position, our application and interview process may vary, but here are some of the ways we get to know you better: Step 1 : Match most of the requirements and qualifications for the position?.

We want to chat. A recruiter will reach out to you via email to schedule some time to learn more about our company and get to know you better. Remember, you’re also interviewing us Step 2: Our assessments (if applicable to the role) measure your analytical and business acumen.

We use them to better understand your expertise. Each person interviewing for the same role receives the same assessment, which helps us evaluate candidates equally and consistently. ‍ Step 3 : Virtual or in-person interviews depending on your location. Our hiring team will learn more about your prior experience and challenges you’ve faced.

Be prepared with detailed examples. Concise and well-organized answers are ideal. ✍ Step 4 : Offer This is where things get really exciting. We gather all data from your interviews and conduct a final review.

If qualified for the position, your recruiter will connect with you via phone to present a verbal offer we know you’ll be excited about. CSC Generation Holdings family of brands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, state or local laws. CSC Generation Holdings family of brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures.

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