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Experienced Jewelry Buyer

Metairie, LA 70005

Posted: 05/02/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Merchandising / Buying Job Number: SG88184252

Job Description

We have a career opportunity for an experienced Jewelry Buyer. This position calls for a merchandising professional with three years or more fine jewelry buying experience, knowledge of luxury jewelry lines, manufacturing and analytical inventory curation. This role has primary responsibility to manage several leading jewelry design brands, delivering efficient inventory performance. Requires an ability to analyze, source, negotiate and manage various product lines in an active retail setting. This Buying position will work collaboratively with ownership, merchandising, sales and inventory staff. This position is responsible for planning, selection, management and performance of our inventory. This role provides an opportunity to enjoy a professional environment, work with an experienced team and help grow our organization. The ideal candidate possesses excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to negotiate and problem solve. A sales and customer centric mindset, strong knowledge of industry and luxury retail is inherent to this role. Position reports to Director of Merchandising. 

o Responsible for managing over 30 vendors and lines of product. Must manage inventory for efficient turn, margin & mix. Drive sales via professional merchandise management 
o Ability to negotiate and represent the company professionally. Flexible to travel and attend all major jewelry shows domestic and international. Responsible to maintain and advance strong business partnerships with various leading jewelry suppliers. 
o Daily Monitoring of stock levels & inventory performance. 
o Requires strong analytical skills in inventory analysis, reporting & forecasting. 
o Liaise with suppliers to ensure best terms and timely delivery of products 
o Ongoing tracking, identifying and replenishing fast selling product. Monitor stock movement & ensure process and procedure is accurate Actively assist & direct merchandising team order placement as determined by analytics, programs and forecast. 
o Must manage and minimize dated product to ensure lines are current, based on need and performing to plan. Assist inventory and merchandise team to ensure merchandise is correctly priced/tagged & properly displayed to brand standards. 
o Assist sales staff with product information, sourcing, special orders and queries. 
o Develop a strong understanding of the company’s product range and manufacturing/design capabilities. Assist in the development & testing of new lines, suppliers or in house production. Liaise with ownership, suppliers & all departments. 
o Assist as needed in our retail showroom in training/support role and actively train product lines and or plan training meeting with vendor partners. 
➢ Organized and motivated with excellent communication skills - written and verbal 
➢ 3 years or more experience in fine jewelry buying/merchandising. Luxury experience a plus 
➢ Demonstrated ability to communicate, delegate and work within a team environment 

● Rare opportunity to join America’s leading family owned - Luxury Fine Jeweler 
● A committed partner of the Natural Diamond Council.
● Outstanding Benefits Package: Medical, Life and Disability. Optional Dental/Optical
● 401k with generous company match. Company sponsored; Relocation Support
● Paid time off – Vacation…up to three weeks with tenure + five major paid holidays
● Strong compensation/bonus package, commensurate with qualifications and experience

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