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Buying Assistants are found in purchasing departments where they provide support with buying activities. Examples of Buying Assistant duties are purchasing raw materials, conducting research on new products, finding the best offers, maintaining stocks, negotiating with suppliers, making recommendations to buyers, and minimizing waste. A well-written resume sample in the field should focus on skills like buying expertise, research abilities, computer competences, teamwork, budgeting, confidentiality, and negotiation. Those interested in a Buying Assistant position should be able to display in their resumes training in retail or a relevant field.

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Sales and Buying Assistant

  • Provided support to the Buying and Sales team by prioritizing and following through with all assigned tasks.
  • Maintained and Merchandised showroom for appointments and market week.
  • Preparation and travel to trade shows and assist in booth setup.
  • Responsible for helping the Sales team at trade shows by working with specialty stores and writing purchase orders.
  • Increased sales by creating photo mails to send to clients.
  • Assisted Buyers with clothing selection including negotiating prices and writing purchase orders.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
International Affairs
2

Buyer/senior Buying Assistant

  • Managed 2-3 million dollars in inventory category, placing daily, monthly orders and overstock returns to balance inventory
  • Built and maintained an enduring and positive rapport with vendors and freight companies for ordering and tracking purposes
  • Worked closely with buyers and sales reps generating daily and weekly sales reports
  • Often acknowledged by General Manager for timeliness and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated flexibility and support with management to monitor and coordinate with the receiving department to prioritize receipt of shipments and time sensitive orders
  • Customer service answering phones, entering orders and resolving customer issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Trusted to review the company's newsletter for errors in spelling, prices and product numbers
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
3

Buying Assistant

  • Maintains working knowledge of trends in the luxury, advanced contemporary, and contemporary fashion market to determine profitability of inbound product.
  • Perform market research to adequately assess price points based on resale value, quality, and desirability to maximize sales.
  • Ensure all listings are maximized using adequate product attribution & titling using internal admin systems.
  • Partner with interdepartmental teams to ensure a high level of operational productivity and maximize customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
International Criminal Justice
MBA
Human Resource Management
4

Buying Assistant

  • Responsible for managing daily activities, vendor contacts and internal databases related to bids, contracts, and inventory delays
  • Responsible for product procurement from conception to store shelves
  • Prepare new item bids and assist buying director in reviewing final pricing details in preparation for vendor selection
  • Responsible for communicating contract and inventory changes to distribution centers
  • Preparation, coordination and execution of product sampling
  • Successfully manage 90+ canned fruit items with very few supply interruptions
  • Excellent problem solving skills proven in developing efficient solutions to product supply issues, ensuring an uninterrupted supply chain
  • Daily communication with suppliers and artwork agencies to ensure deadlines are met on time
  • Proof labeling artwork to ensure it meets current labeling guidelines and company standards
  • Daily communication with retail and marketing departments to ensure current promotions and retail pricing remain relevant
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Business
5

Media Buying Assistant

  • Solely responsible for trafficking all TV and radio commercials/advertisements to stations in markets across the United States; in addition to all creative, ensuring all spots are received and running accordingly
  • Continuously develop and maintain a positive network of clients and customers via email, phone call, and face-to-face interaction
  • Create and finalize timeslots and negotiate price for non-co cable markets
  • Establish priorities and consistently exceed weekly, quarterly, and annual deadlines
  • Continuously meet strict deadlines for the reconciliation and audit with a major client quarterly
  • Maintain all invoices and records for major clients, including: Zaxby's, Pandora, JEA, Daytona International Speedway, and Florida Prepaid
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets for all accounts, keeping accurate data for both the planning and buying teams
  • Proficient with Nielsen, Strata, and Spotgenie
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
6

Media Buying Assistant

  • Solely responsible for trafficking all TV and radio commercials/advertisements to stations in markets across the United States; in addition to all creative, ensuring all spots are received and running accordingly
  • Continuously develop and maintain a positive network of clients and customers via email, phone call, and face-to-face interaction
  • Create and finalize timeslots and negotiate price for non-co cable markets
  • Establish priorities and consistently exceed weekly, quarterly, and annual deadlines
  • Continuously meet strict deadlines for the reconciliation and audit with a major client quarterly
  • Maintain all invoices and records for major clients, including: Zaxby’s, Pandora, JEA, Daytona International Speedway, and Florida Prepaid
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets for all accounts, keeping accurate data for both the planning and buying teams
  • Proficient with Nielsen, Strata, and Spotgenie
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
7

Buying Assistant

  • Create purchase orders, SKUs, and data entry.
  • Supervise the vendor set-up and maintain healthy relationships with vendors.
  • Negotiate terms with vendors in reference to orders, cost, late shipments, and faulty product.
  • Conduct weekly off site domestic shopping to select product that meet the merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives of the company.
  • Maintain all open purchase orders and ensure timely delivery of all shipments and reconcile any discrepancies.
  • Assist in quality assurance and selection in accessories/shoes, intimates, and denim.
  • Generate and analyze reports for best/worst sellers, markdowns/sales/promo selections, re-orders, trend forecasting, open to buy plan, and reshoot/republishes.
  • Perform market and competitor analysis to develop a thorough understanding of market trends, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, new brands, and strategies to maintain competitive pricing.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Fashion Merchandising And Design

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