Assistant Buyer - Gift

francesca's - Houston, TX

Full-time
Location: 8760 Clay Road Houston, Texas 77080
Employee Type: Regular
We offer a creative and friendly environment with plenty of opportunity for advancement.

Overview

The Assistant Buyer will manage a category and will develop all content for products within that category, ensuring alignment with marketing strategies. This individual will also be responsible for monitoring their assigned category’s performance on a weekly basis, analyzing their findings, and presenting this information to their cross-functional partners.

Essential Functions

Manage a category and all product development within that category; manage category pipeline and receipts.

Provide in depth comp and business strategy analysis for category; provide recommendations to cross-functional partners.
Create product content including product names and product descriptions; generate SEO rich content.
Monitor on-line sales performance and provide analysis on a weekly basis to determine inventory opportunities.
Analyze email and marketing performance weekly and communicate business performance to cross-functional partners.
Monitor site regularly to check for inconsistencies, errors and other customer experience or brand-enhancing improvements.
Manage product placement online; assist with merchandising and organizing online products.
Manage and analyze product inventory.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Assistant Buying experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
Creative writing and naming abilities.
Ability to multi-task and attention to detail.
Writing or web copywriting experience a plus.
SEO experience a plus.
Experience in the retail industry a plus.
Knowledge of HTML a plus.
Experience in merchandise planning/inventory a plus.
Interest in women's fashion.
francesca’s® is an equal opportunity employer

francesca's® understands that it is our team members that contribute to our growth and we invite you to help us continue in our success!

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