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MARKET – Fine Jewelry Buyer & Selling Specialist

The job of the Fine Jewelry Buyer & Selling Specialist at MARKET is to lead the buying process by managing new and existing fine jewelry accounts and the internal sales team. The buyer is responsible for managing and maintaining all financials associated with the category with a focus on profit and margin growth. This role will work both BOH and on the sales floor to lead the total store team to grow the category.

  • Manage all vendor relationships both existing and new.
  • Maintain budgets for fine jewelry by working directly with management to identify opportunities for margin and sell through improvements.
  • Negotiate terms of buys, profitability, shipping, marketing proposals, and product selection with vendors to ensure optimal product selection is achieved.
  • Prepare materials for key business meetings: vendor appointments, assortment planning, seasonal presentations.
  • Manage the life cycle of inventory by overseeing the order process from start to finish: placing orders, tracking shipments, entering inventory into the system, reporting on sales, performing cycle counts, in season RTV’s, swaps and sales training.
  • Respond to customer feedback and market trends, develop action plans that drive category-specific growth and increased profitability.
  • Work with marketing team to coordinate, lead, produce, and manage marketing opportunities to further drive sales and develop new business for the category.
  • Lead training meetings to educate and empower the sales staff on new and existing inventory.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee new and existing buying processes for the category by teaching and assisting members in all departments where necessary.
  • Work with Director of Operations and accounting team to provide accurate financial reporting for EOM financial reporting.
  • Act as a leader within the team to assist with building, leading, and motivating new team members, and to foster a collaborative and results-oriented work environment that encourages teamwork, creativity, and continuous improvement.

Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience in buying, specifically in fine jewelry.
  • Expert in Excel reporting, both reading and building.
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, with a track record of fostering collaboration and achieving buying goals.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Lightspeed POS preferred.

To apply, please email a resume and 3 references to Market@MarketHighlandPark.com.

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