zulily is a retailer obsessed with bringing our customers something special every day. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites from top brands, including clothing, home decor, accessories, toys and gifts, giving customers something new to discover each morning at an incredible price. We are fast-paced, innovative and metric-driven, with a team passionate for delighting our customers. Whether you want to work with incredible product selection, develop smart marketing plans, help us in our pursuit of faster fulfillment, or do something else awesome in between, we have a place for you. With locations in Seattle, Reno, Columbus and Bethlehem, our team is excited to be changing the way people shop every day - and we are just getting started. SUMMARY Buyers are responsible for independently sourcing compelling product assortments, negotiating and developing strategic vendor partnerships, building category and brand strategy and delivering great brands and products at an amazing value proposition. They are also responsible for developing direct reports and and building effective teams. Our ideal Buyer is ambitious in nature, detail oriented, comfortable working in cross-functional teams, and passionate about the retail industry. They are organized and adept at time management skills. Our ideal Buyer has mastered the Associate Buyers skills and competencies. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES\/CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES Deliver on financial goals \u00b7 Identify brands and product that represent our customer\u2019s needs \u00b7 Negotiate, build and source compelling product assortments at the best value \u00b7 Independently drives sales through the selection of product, pricing, promotion for greatest return on investment \u00b7 Buying responsibility and financial accountability for respective buying category \u00b7 Negotiate buying terms with vendors (price, quantity, delivery\/ payment terms) \u00b7 Oversee the facilitation and execution of an event with an Assistant Buyer \u00b7 Build strong relationships with vendors, focusing on vendor management and brand acquisition and development \u00b7 Calendar Management \u00b7 Ability to remain flexible and willing to change strategies as business needs dictate SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Required to develop, coach and mentor their team; would be required to drive their performance and ensure they meet their goals. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor\u2019s Degree or equivalent combination of work and experience Minimum of 3 years\u2019 buying experience or relevant merchandising\/retail experience Demonstrated understanding of merchandising financials and the ability to manage profitability Experience in e-commerce preferred Proficient of Microsoft Office Suite, Excel preferred Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills Ability to travel minimum of 10%
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zulily is fabulous! It's a new online store offering daily sales events on top-quality apparel, gear and other goodies for moms, babies and kids. We carry the best brands at the lowest prices. Members enjoy savings of up to 90% off retail prices. zulily loves to find deals on favorite styles, and we love introducing our members to exciting new brands, too.