Senior Buyer, Home

FabFitFun

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Buying/Merchandising
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
  • Website: fabfitfun.com
  • Company Address: , Los Angeles, CA

About FabFitFun

FabFitFun is a lifestyle membership that inspires women to lead happier, healthier lives through product and brand discovery. Its flagship product, the FabFitFun Box, delivers a curated collection of full-size products across beauty, fashion, wellness, fitness, home, technology and beyond - to more than one million members - each season. In addition to the box, FabFitFun members receive access to FabFitFunTV, a streaming video service offering on-demand wellness videos, daily lifestyle content, the FabFitFun online Community and year-round exclusive sales and shopping experiences.

Job Description

Our Home Merchandising team is expanding! As we continue to evolve as a premiere Women's lifestyle membership, we are constantly trying to push the needle and find the latest and greatest products for our 1M+ members. We are looking to grow our reach within the home vertical and seeking a Senior Buyer, Home to build out the category for our cult-favorite seasonal subscription box and corresponding e-Commerce flash sales. This person will be at the cutting edge of the latest home and lifestyle trends, products, and brands with a proven track record of negotiating and finalizing complex deals.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and manage new and existing top tier partnerships in our home category 
  • Source and buy items according to plan for our seasonal subscription box and corresponding e-Commerce flash sales while maintaining a well balanced assortment
  • Structure deals and lead negotiations with brand partners that meet cost targets and maintain gross margin profitability
  • Partner with category Director, Brand Partnerships to develop annual and seasonal strategies inclusive of the box and e-commerce sales 
  • Work closely with Merchandising Planning partners to forecast sales, markdowns, margins and inventory to plan
  • Collaborate with Consumer Insights and Merchandising Strategy team to leverage trends and data to develop strategic vision for potential new brands and product assortments
  • Conduct competitive marketplace analysis to assess and create business opportunities
  • Work with Designer(s) and Production to manage the timeline on all product development
  • Mentor junior/associate-level buyer(s) and ensure that the team is being developed and meeting goals

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Merchandising, Business, Communications or a related field
  • 5+ years buying/merchandising experience in omni channel retail environment (Subscription or off price model preferred)
  • Strong rolodex with existing contacts and relationships in the home & lifestyle category
  • Experience managing 50+ active brand conversations at one time
  • Confident negotiating costs, managing an order from PO placement through transportation and on-time delivery 
  • Ability to manage open-to-buy (OTB) and meet company financial goals 
  • Adaptable to change and receptive to feedback and suggestions
  • Exposure overseeing and mentoring junior members of the team
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders
  • Advanced Excel knowledge / retail math

What You’ll Get:

  • Amazing benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, and pet insurance
  • 401K match program
  • Open/Flexible PTO policy - we trust our employees to manage their time!
  • Monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Monthly work from home stipend for HQ employees while the company is temporarily remote
  • Donation matching program
  • Free FabFitFun subscription and quarterly credit in our e-commerce Add-Ons store

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.