Ecommerce Buyer

Job Summary

The position of Ecommerce Buyer is responsible for selecting product assortments for, driving assortment and SKU productivity to achieve financial goals. The Ecommerce Buyer will manage the offering to represent the brand and diamond segmentation strategies. The incumbent will be pat of the Ecommerce Buying & Merchandise Planning Team reporting and working closely with the Site Merchandising team and with the Global Product Teams.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Create category mix and merchandise assortment plans for select and edit from the main Global Lines of Footwear, Eyewear and Apparel, editing the assortment to align with the consumer.

  • Ensure the needs of the customer are achieved by SMU creation and necessary line extensions, collaborating with the Product team.

  • Establish product lifecycles that align with a buy now/wear now strategy as dictated by the customer.

  • Strategize pre-season promotions, email campaigns, imagery, story-telling to enhance product for the ultimate customer experience.

  • Collaborate and manage buys and open to buy - in coordination with Ecommerce Planners - to achieve sales and margin goals; propose promotional and markdown strategies, when needed.

  • Participate in bottoms-up planning meetings that determine quantities for all styles, evaluate buys at style, class and department level against initial plans.

  • Analyze product performance at departmental/classification/sku level.

  • Utilize BI & GA tools to view product-centric selling behaviors. Including: color, style, heal, embellishment, etc.

  • Participate in product review meetings with cross-functional teams, prepare and drive conversations for channel needs.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ability to create, manage and adjust Gender/Class Financials

  • Create pre-season class level assortment plans

  • Manage product lifecycles

  • Owner of seasonal hindsight analysis/analytics

  • Excel skills (Required)

  • Financial Analytics (Required)

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4-6 years of experience in merchandise buying, brick & mortar and/or ecommerce

  • Footwear and/or Apparel Industry experience (Strongly Preferred)

  • Ecommerce Merchandising/Buying Experience (Strongly Preferred)

EEO Statement: TOMS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance

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