POSITION DETAIL LOCATION
CLUB MONACO: ASSISTANT BUYER, WOMEN'S ECOMMERCE - 5439828 New York, NY

Club Monaco is an international brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. In 1999, Club Monaco became a subsidiary of the Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation.

Responsibilities 
  • Create product picture packets by category for weekly selling meeting, monthly product meeting, & quarterly hindsight meetings
  • Oversee samples for weekly selling meetings, monthly product meetings, and OTB meetings
  • Create and prints Monday business packets for Head of Buying
  • Enter styles into buying tool during buying process
  • Create style list of product to send to CFT
  • Enters buys and regional pricing into GFE
  • Runs any necessary weekly reporting
  • Work closely with planning to enter & facilitate markdowns
  • Manage weekly receipt reconciliation & PO updates
  • Update and maintain the buy sheets on a weekly basis, distribute new versions to buying team
  • Works closely with Allocation partner to troubleshoot any issues within receipt reconciliation
  • Works closely with Ecom coordinate to help update site before flip
  • Establishes cross-functional relationships to promote best practices and process adherence
  • Build general understanding of buying functions, work closely with associate buyer to develop financial & analytical skillset. Obtain working knowledge of the OTB process
  • Continue to refine understanding of the Club Monaco customer
  • Build understanding of reporting & overall business trends. Analyze current season’s business
  • Work closely with Associate merchant to hindsight past seasons
  • Shop the competition regularly to understand trends, pricing, and promotional activity
  • Visit stores on a weekly/bi-weekly basis to understand regional needs & develop relationships with store employees
  • Helps to manage calendar for Head of Buying & expense reporting

Skills and Requirements
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Previous management experience demonstrating strong leadership, team development and strong cross functional relationships
  • An understanding of the fashion garment production process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
  • Excellent English communication skills - verbal and written
  • Excellent time management/project skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands
  • Comfortable and confident in making effective autonomous (and group) decisions in a timely manner
  • Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results

Club Monaco is a dynamic, rapidly growing retail brand that continues to offer modern style and a unique voice within the fashion and retail industries. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found in over 140 locations worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Paris, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.