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Assistant Buyer (Hammacher Schlemmer)

The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for supporting the buyers with administrative and merchandising duties including data entry into the department merchandising spreadsheets, creating creative files, obtaining contracts and vendor information for all new products being submitted to the catalog. This role will also handle samples for all the buyers and the Creative Team. This person will also work to negotiate vendors and AP to resolve any credit related discrepancies. They will assist with managing the assortment buying worksheet to help plan future catalog assortments.  They will also assist with managing categories of merchandise from conception to presentation to turnover with responsibilities for margins, coop, and sales.


Required Qualifications

Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Merchandising or similar experience
  • 1-3 years experience in a Merchandising Department

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A creative mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Precise project coordination ability (meeting deadlines)
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organization
  • Impeccable follow-up skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint

Hammacher Schlemmer, a well-recognized, upscale consumer catalog since 1848, brings “the Best, the Only, and the Unexpected” innovative products to our valued customers. We offer fine apparel, high quality electronics, exceptional furnishings for home and office, durable utility goods, and a unique selection of thoughtful gifts for adults and children.

Benefits: Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at Hammacher Schlemmer, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.

We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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