Belk Jobs – Assistant Buyer

Website Belk

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer drives sales and profit through analysis of business for all channels in the organization, inclusive of brick & mortar as well as eCommerce business. Assistant Buyers work closely with all cross-functional partners to ensure their department’s success.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Identify and present trends & risks, resolves issues, and recognizes opportunities for designated areas through analysis of business results from multiple sources
  • Manage assortment planning for designated areas by analyzing style performance, and identifying future assortment needs to drive business results
  • Utilize merchandising systems to drive business results and place orders
  • Analyze, forecast, and ensure season codes are accurate for the promotional and permanent markdown process
  • Manage the advertising strategy by projecting advertising sales with Buyer, analyzing event results and creating the assortment and promotional strategy for their designated areas
  • Use data and business results, to develop promotional strategies for designated areas with advertising team and DMM that drive profitable sales and communicate compelling messages to customers
  • Initiate image requests through Workhorse system to drive sample turn-in
  • Maintain vendor relationships, including Private Brands teams for Private Brands offices
  • Partner with Buyer/Planner in Monthly Forecast to achieve gross margin, on order receipts, promotions and permanent price changes, and trend changes for designated areas
  • Strategize and execute cross-channel marketing decisions, including: review of past effectiveness, planning, negotiating, and securing and entering the distribution of co-op
  • Develop and manage seasonal and monthly visual needs through partnership with the Visual Merchandising team
  • Drive the sample process by providing samples and securing images through online content for and being a liaison between E-Commerce and vendors
  • Present buying strategy in business meetings with Buying, Planning, Allocation, DMM and other cross functional team members.
  • Based on data analysis, make and present recommendations for replenishment and follow up on results for future replenishment opportunities
  • React to customer/store feedback in a timely and efficient manner
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned


Job Details:

Company: Belk

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: 

Job Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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