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Couple Buying Engagement Rings

YOUR TIME TO SHINE

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BE BRILLIANT & GROW YOUR CAREER

"Our Mission: to create the best, most memorable engagement ring shopping experience through quality product, trustworthy service and to nurture those relationships for life."

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ASSISTANT JEWELRY BUYER

About this position

The Assistant Jewelry Buyer is responsible for supporting the buyers in developing and executing their merchandise strategies to deliver sales, gross profit, and inventory / turnover targets through focused product assortments, pricing strategies and marketing placement. This position ensures merchandise is purchased to maximize results while enhancing the overall department and company strategy. The Assistant Jewelry Buyer will report directly to the Bridal Jewelry Buyers.

Qualifications:

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A 4-year undergraduate degree is preferred but not required

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Minimum 2 years’ experience in the Fine Jewelry / Diamond business as either an assistant buyer or working in a merchandising operations capacity

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High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite with emphasis on excel and Outlook

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Strong math and analytical skills

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Strong prioritizing, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

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Ability to build and maintain vendor partnerships

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Ability to work in partnership with store personnel

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Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast paced and deadline driven environment

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Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines/p>

Responsibilities:

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Supports buyers and merchandise vendors in selection of new lines, styles and programs

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Develops relationships with vendors to achieve compliance of Robbins Brothers product expectations and requirements, thereby reducing Q.C. rejects

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Updates assortment spreadsheets and picture books

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Assists with quarterly analysis of collections to include suggested stock balances and assortment changes

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Assists with new style selections, cost analysis and style analysis with existing and new vendors, and store test decisions

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Manages vendor profile and agreement files

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Organizes and maintains vendor master files

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Updates and maintains vendor collection books

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Manages pending new product files

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Completes all vendor agreement forms regarding: QC, delivery, stock balancing, exclusivity, pricing, and terms regarding purchase order and special orders

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Coordinates displays and presentation of new merchandise with visual merchandising department

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Responsible for updating current information on sales reports including special orders, class, category, description, price changes, transfers, out of stocks, discontinues, etc.

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Works in conjunction with the visual department to ensure visual standards enhance the Robbins Brothers brand

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Coordinates displays and presentation of new merchandise with delivery of product

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Works with Director of Jewelry to provide information for marketing projects that promote merchandise that include magazine inserts, Robbins Brothers website, featured product emails, holiday mailers, and promotional media campaigns.

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Analyze reports

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Select merchandise to be advertised

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Orders to meet stock level requirements

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Written descriptions of featured merchandise

Authorities:

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Reports To: Bridal Jewelry Buyers

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Direct Reports: This position has no direct reports

LOCATIONS:

Azusa, CA

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

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