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Luxury Jewelry Buyer

Metairie, LA 70005

Posted: 06/05/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Supply Chain/Operations Job Number: 23558 Pay Rate: $60,000-$80,000

Job Description

A successful luxury jewelry company has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer. This role is primarily responsible for managing several leading jewelry design brands, delivering efficient inventory performance and working collaboratively with ownership, merchandising, sales and inventory staff. The right candidate will have at least three years of fine jewelry buying experience, be knowledgeable of luxury jewelry lines, manufacturing and analytical inventory curation.
                                                               
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $60,000-$80,000 + bonus
  • 100% paid medical
  • 401K - company match

Location: Metairie, LA
Type of Position: Direct hire

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing over 30 vendors and lines of product.
  • Must manage inventory for efficient turn, margin & mix.
  • Drive sales via professional merchandise management and negotiation.
  • Attend all major jewelry shows (international and domestic).
  • Maintain and advance strong business partnerships with various leading jewelry suppliers.
  • Daily Monitoring of stock levels & inventory performance.
  • Strong analytical skills in inventory analysis, reporting & forecasting.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure best terms and timely delivery of products
  • Ongoing tracking, identifying and replenishing of fast selling products.
  • Monitor stock movement & ensure process and procedure is accurate
  • Actively assist & direct merchandising team order placement as determined by analytics, programs and forecast.
  • 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.
  • Assist sales staff with product information, sourcing, special orders and queries.
  • 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.
  • Assist as needed in our retail showroom in training/support role and actively train product lines and or plan training meetings with vendor partners.

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience in fine jewelry buying and merchandising; luxury experience a plus
  • Organized and motivated with excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Must reside or be willing to relocate to the Metairie, Louisiana area

 

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Lindsey Rodriguez
Senior Search Director - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Human Resources, Accounting/Finance, Sales, Marketing, Administrative, and Customer Service.

 

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