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Retail Buyer

Company: SSA Group, LLC
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

SSA Group at HQ is looking for a talented Retail Buyer to join our team!

  • Retail Buying or Merchandise Planning experience a must.SSA: Built by family for families, SSA activates the moments between the experiences.Retail BuyerAre YOU the perfect addition to our team? We are looking for the following:Candidate with a proven record of meeting and exceeding business objectives and sales targets. Someone who can plan and manage the retail assortment, product flow and individual store assortments. Must be able to partner with the Director of Planning and our Client to make sure product selection represents the appropriate direction of our clients mission. Expected to partner with the Visual Director and the Director of Planning on store fixture planning, placement, and assortment messaging.Financial Responsibilities:Achieve Sales BudgetAchieve Cost of Goods Sold BudgetAchieve Per Cap BudgetMaximize inventory turnover while maintaining necessary stock levels to support salesNegotiate terms and pricing that are in line with SSAs financial goalsManagement Skills:Excellent oral and written presentation skillsConfident, articulate and professionalHigh energy with a strong commitment to the cultural and financial goals of the companyStrong work ethicHighly adaptable to different environments and skill setsAbility to multi-task and monitor several projects simultaneouslyStrong attention to detailAnalytical Skills:Ability to research and explain variances to financial metricsExperience with creating annual merchandise assortment plansUnderstands how to utilize planograms for store planning and merchandisingAble to maintain the appropriate inventory level to support salesKnows how to accurately project inventory needs by itemUnderstands how to create and maintain a replenishment strategyCommunication Skills:Understands and knows how to adjust communication style to fit the individual or situationEmpathetic communicator, able to see things from the other persons point of viewAble to speak professionally, clearly and honestlyAn active listenerJOB REQUIREMENTSBachelors Degree Preferred3-5 years of buying responsibility and custom product developmentAttraction retail experienceMust be proficient in Word, Excel, and Power PointAbility to quickly learn multiple POS systemsExperience with cloud-based systems, uploading files and making changes to online documentsDenver based positionTravel up to 10-15%.Please inquire for full job description.Compensation and Benefits
    • Full-Time
    • Salary based on range in consideration of relevant job experience and certification/education; if position is physically in Colorado salary range will be posted above following EPFEW Act
    • Vacation or TAFW (time away from work) Plan we want our team to take time as they need, so dont accrue hours but rather give you freedom to schedule within scope of the business and your needs
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance; employee premiums applicable
    • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability, employer sponsored; scaled-salary pay following submission and approval of leave
    • Birthing Parent Plan covers up to (6-8) weeks fully paid leave, based on birthing event
    • (4) Week fully paid Parental leave following birth, adoption or foster event, can be coupled with Birthing Parent Plan to extend above timeline
    • 401k program, eligible for enrollment after (1) year of employment during January or June open enrollment periods, company is not matching at this time
    • $75 monthly cell phone stipendHow to Apply:Complete online application with information requested directly through this link; Resume is required, Cover Letter not required but encouraged; should you wish to submit your application directly through email, you may reach out to with the subject line: Application for Position.SSA Group, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity through our commitment to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.Apply today!Who are we? SSA is built by family, for families.Much has changed since Kevin McNicholas founded this company in 1971, but even as our business grew, evolved and shifted into new markets, who we are has always stayed the same: We are a family business built on personal relationships, always taking the long view in our approach to business. Because were a family business, we think generationally in how we operate, always considering the long-term legacy and mission of our partners. In fact, facing behemoth, impersonal competitors on all fronts, SSA is uniquely positioned as a large company with a small company feel that can offer more of a personal relationship. Built by family, for families, we still are 100% independent. Our clients love that they have a direct line to Sean or Eric or Shannon, and that relationships still mean something to us. This personal feeling of family permeates our entire team and can even be felt on the front line, where our SSA team actually becomes a part of the institutions family, too. From one generation to the next, SSA will always be there for our partners and our people.SSA operates with Five Pillars in mind: People, Culture, Growth, Operational Excellence, and Social Responsibility.This job opportunity is classified as a medium exposure risk job: include those that require frequent and/or close contact with (i.e., within 6 feet of) people who may be infected with SARS-CoV-2, but who are not known or suspected COVID-19 patients. In areas without ongoing community transmission, workers in this risk group may have frequent contact with travelers who may return from international locations with widespread COVID-19 transmission. In areas where there is ongoing community transmission, workers in this category may have contact with the general public (e.g., schools, high-population-density work environments, some high-volume retail settings).All California Residents: By clicking the "APPLY NOW" button and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the SSA Group California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Candidate and Employee Privacy Notice ("Notice"). The English Notice is linked here, and the Spanish Notice is linked here.San Francisco Residents: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Please see the "Fair Chance Ordinance - Know Your Rights" document linked here for more information. By clicking the "APPLY NOW" button and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the "Fair Chance Ordinance - Know Your Rights" document.Salary Range is $60,000-70,000 per year depending upon experience.IND2Brand: SSA Group, LLCAddress: 4624 Central Park Blvd Denver, CO - 80238Property Description: SSA Group HQProperty Number: 001

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