Senior Buyer - Tech/Fitness/Wellness

| Greater LA Area

Our merchandising team is expanding! As we continue to evolve as a premiere Women's lifestyle membership, we are constantly trying to push the needle and find the latest and greatest products for our 1M+ members. We are looking to grow our reach within the tech, fitness, and wellness verticals and seeking a Senior Buyer to help build out the categories for our cult-favorite seasonal subscription box and corresponding e-Commerce flash sales. This person will be at the cutting edge of the latest trends, products, and brands within tech, fitness, and wellness along with a proven track record of negotiating and finalizing complex deals.

You Will:

  • Establish and drive execution toward a long-term strategic vision for our box and e-commerce channels within Fitness, Wellness and Tech Categories in partnership with Senior Buyer
  • Accountable for building into assortment plans for omni channel initiatives
  • Partner with Strategic Merchandising team to build into box sku targets and meet financial cost plans
  • Collaborate with Consumer Insights and Merchandising Strategy team to leverage trends and data to develop strategic vision for potential new brands and product assortments
  • Analyze class, vendor and replenishment assortment for Ecommerce Channel
  • Partner with Ecommerce Planner to forecast sales, markdowns, margin and inventory to plan
  • Negotiate and partner with vendors to hit cost targets and maintain gross margin profitability
  • Monitors inventory productivity and develops and executes aged inventory strategies
  • Structure and lead negotiations with brand partners which incorporate FabFitFun’s capabilities, including seasonal box, e-commerce, content, and community
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with vendor partners
  • Strategically scout new vendors & styles to support key product strategies
  • Work with Designer(s) and Production to manage the timeline on all product development
  • Collaborate with cross functional partners at all stages of execution. 
  • Responsible for ensuring data accuracy for brands and products within multiple internal systems
  • Conduct competitive marketplace analysis to assess and create business opportunities
  • Attending market and/or trade shows seasonally

You Have:

  • 5+ years buying/merchandising experience in traditional retail environment. Subscription box or Off Price model is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion, Business, or a related field
  • Ability to leverage data in order to make decisions for E-commerce business
  • You have strong knowledge of retail math and business metrics
  • You have strong knowledge of OTB process and metrics
  • The ability to make the transition from strategic (conceptual and planning) to execution. Financial acumen and the ability to manipulate numbers are critical in achieving the tactical objectives
  • Participate in product development process as appropriate
  • Understands quality, and can have meaningful dialogue with brands in regards to cost of goods and design process for given category
  • Confident negotiating complex deals with vendors while securing products at cost
  • An understanding of the member’s wants and needs and the ability to identify the appropriate product/trend that will appeal to the member and exceed their expectations
  • The ability to conceptually plan assortments that meet financial objectives
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and balance the immediate and long term needs of the business
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong rolodex with existing contacts and relationships in tech, fitness, and wellness a plus

You’ll Get:

  • Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in the US that is revolutionizing e-commerce
  • Ability to customize and elevate products and brand offerings to our 1M+ FabFitFun subscribers
  • Amazing benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401k
  • Attractive PTO policy
  • Lots of additional perks such as a free FFF subscription, a quarterly credit in our Add-Ons store, snacks, and lunches
  • Relocation offered 


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Location

In the heart of West Hollywood! Close to many staples of the LA area including The Beverly Center, The Grove and popular restaurants and bars.

What are FabFitFun, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Each of our seasonal boxes partners with a charity/nonprofit organization.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Stocked kitchen with amazing snacks that suit both looking for something healthy or a sweet treat in the afternoon. Kombucha & cold brew also on tap!
Some Meals Provided
FabFitFun offers 3 catered a meals a week at our HQ in West Hollywood. Breakfast provided on Monday, while Lunch is provided on Tuesday and Friday.
Parking
Paid parking available for all of our employees with a paid parking incentive for those who commute to the office and don't require a parking spot or vouchers.
Pet Friendly
Dog friendly office!
Fitness Subsidies
You will have access to our online digital streaming platform (FabFitFun TV) that hosts a library of online fitness classes from top studies. Also hosted fitness classes every quarter in nearby gyms.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Generous compensation package and extensive benefits. 12 weeks’ paid parental leave. Free FabFitFun subscription and tons of beauty freebies! Daily impact on personalizing the FabFitFun member experience.

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