Tenth Avenue Commerce


Tenth Avenue Commerce is a proprietary digital marketing platform for consumer-driven ecommerce businesses, programs and communities. The company currently consists of From You Flowers, SendFlowers.com, H.Bloom, Eve's Addiction, Brook & York, Social Media Link, Kerrits and Jollypets.

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Position:  Merchandising Manager
Location:  Old Saybrook, CT
Job Id:  137
# of Openings:  1

Eve’s Addiction
Old Saybrook, CT
 
About
EvesAddiction.com, a leading online jewelry retailer, with a presence in Old Saybrook, CT and New York, NY is seeking a highly motivated Buyer to work within the Merchandising Team. Founded in 2004, Eve’s Addiction specializes in a variety of personalized jewelry, with a large assortment of engravable, birthstone, monogram and photo jewelry.  With the site's online customization tool, award winning customer service and constant new arrivals, Eve's Addiction excels in quality, price and style.  All jewelry, including engraved and other personalized pieces, ships within 24 hours of a customer's order.
 
Overview
Eve’s Addiction is seeking experienced Jewelry Buyer. The Buyer is responsible for developing and executing merchandising strategies to deliver sales, gross profit, and inventory / turnover targets through focused product assortments, marketing and pricing strategies. This position ensures merchandise is purchased to maximize results while enhancing the overall department and company strategy.
Responsibilities
  • This person has a finger on the pulse of the market.  Leverage customer needs, internal reporting, industry trends and competitive information to develop and execute merchandise strategy. Must have a solid understanding of competitive landscape and firm grasp on opportunity areas.
  • Own product selection, negotiating the best purchase terms to maximize profit upfront. Focus assortments to offer consumer best product with a strong price value relationship to ensure optimal productivity by style.
  • Partner with design to build collections based on line plan and then edit the collection to meet sales needs.
  • Create reporting that serves the internal organization in order to share learnings from market across various teams.
  •  Must use a “data first” approach to analyze and react to business performance at the top line, category and style level.
  • Communicate openly with management on an ongoing basis about the perceived strengths and weakness of the product assortment and highlight areas of concern in real time.
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Jewelry Buying: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Previous senior role in merchandising/buying is a must
  • Knowledge of jewelry market landscape
  • Product development and design experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Proven experience building a profitable business in specific categories.
  • Ability to build / maintain strong vendor partnerships
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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