Online Product Buyer in Liverpool, NY at Raymour & Flanigan

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Online Product Buyer

The Online Product Buyer is responsible for the growth and success of Raymour & Flanigan's emerging Online Marketplace. The Online Product Buyer will work closely with the Director of Ecommerce to set and execute merchandising strategy, develop vendor relationships, negotiate pricing and innovate. This individual should be able to work in a fast-paced environment while staying organized and exhibiting great attention to detail. This position requires an assertive and driven individual who is also entrepreneurial. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills to interact with internal company leaders, and external vendor partners. The Online Product Buyer must also be analytical and have strong numerical ability to evaluate programs effectively.

Responsibilities:

- Identify appropriate existing and new vendor partners for inclusion in the Online Marketplace

- Negotiate buying terms such as pricing, return policies and allowances with vendors to establish advantageous program

- Prepare and review product detail spreadsheets for accuracy

- Partner with internal teammates in Marketing, Merchandising, Ecommerce and IT departments to successfully grow the Online Marketplace

- Maintain and review overall sales, vendor and product performance to optimize program

- Work with vendors to create promotional events that will drive significant value to the business

- Coordinate the onboarding of new merchandise by working with multiple internal teams

- Additional projects as required

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree with minimum of 4+ years of relevant work experience

- Articulate communicator with strong negotiating skills.

- Strong knowledge of Excel.

- Ability to translate data into actionable insight

- Attention to detail and time management to deliver high quality work for multiple projects

Raymour & Flanigan offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package:
*Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Coverage
*401(k) with a Company Match
*Paid Vacation and Holidays
*Health Savings Account
*Training and Development
*Tuition Reimbursement Program
*Generous Merchandise Discount
*Short & Long Term Disability
*Group Life Insurance

Raymour & Flanigan proudly supports a drug and smoke free work environment.

Raymour & Flanigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any associate or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information or other basis protected by law.