Christmas Tree Shops is growing and so is our need for talented Assistant Buyers. We offer a distinctive, fast paced and dynamic retail environment where you can truly make a difference and have a very real opportunity to grow your career! If you are looking for a retail growth company that values both it’s people and it’s customers, and has a winning track record, and even brighter future, your search is over! You’ve discovered Christmas Tree Shops! We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package
- Work under the direct supervision of the Buyer or Associate Buyer.
- Responsible for providing support to members of the Buying Staff.
- Responsible for developing a working knowledge of the buying function including merchandise selection, negotiating, pricing, and planning and marketing merchandise.
- Assist in all administrative functions to support the Buyers.
- Communicate with Product Development, Marketing Department, Stores and vendors to provide information and problem solve.
- Assist in planning/coordination of availability of products for advertising and promotion.
- Assist the Buyer in assortment and category planning.
- Travel to store locations to review product mix, gather feedback, and share information with the buying team.
- Occasional market travel: visiting vendors, attending trade shows, etc.