assistant buyer resume example with 6 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Dynamic Assistant Buyer proficient in writing purchase orders, communicating with vendors, and using data analysis to monitor sales volume. In-depth knowledge of inventory management software, retail selling, and competitor analysis. Diligent supporter of operational tasks including extracting product performance metrics for selling reports, tracking order shipments, and assisting in the development of vendor relations. Bringing 5-year track record of success in the retail industry.

  • Analytical aptitude displayed through managing sales volumes of product selling data.
  • Collaborative abilities demonstrated by working alongside internal team on projects that are related to supporting senior level buyers in operational structures.
  • Attention to detail displayed by reporting on product offering, analyzing inventory levels, and presenting on retail sales identification metrics.
  • Agility demonstrated by meeting weekly deadlines and workflows in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to sell shown by meeting weekly sales goals and connecting with customers to drive results.
Grove City College Grove City, PA, Expected in 08/2020 Bachelor of Arts : Finance - GPA :
Work History
Back Country Store - Assistant Buyer
Madison, WI, 08/2021 - 03/2022
  • Support management in compiling reports focused on highlighting departments best selling styles to accurately demonstrate what pieces consumers are purchasing.
  • Collaborate with team members on projects including internal brand analysis and sales reporting.
  • Contribute to weekly forecasting meetings with the planning department to review liquidity, open-to-buy and open to spend budgets, and to identify sales risk and opportunity.
  • Establish relationships with vendors to monitor shipments and deliveries of products on a weekly basis.
  • Developed an internal shipping tracker to identity and monitor purchase orders that were at risk of missing shipping deadlines to more accurately depict total received monthly receipts.
  • Research and evaluate market trends through online and in-store sources, customer feedback and competitor shopping.
Public Consulting Group - Client Service Associate
Raleigh, NC, 08/2020 - 08/2021
  • Managed client data, and monitored customer records, to ensure business and personal information was well organized.
  • Was responsible for external communication, ranging from client phone calls and emails.
  • Assisted with customer requests such as establishing online viewing instructions for client's respective accounts, as well as supported third-party intercommunication between advisors and outside vendors.
  • Managed details of the firm's scheduling procedures by ensuring events were updated per advisor's availability and that each meeting event included correct data.
  • Aided in monitoring and depositing of capital by maintaining detailed records of charged inflows, such as service fees and advisor payments.
  • Organized client household and personal records through the utilization of CRM functions, including creating reporting techniques to establish more efficient systems of tracking and maintaining client information.
Lippert Components - Sales Associate
Burnsville, MS, 01/2016 - 01/2020
  • Delivered a high level of client service while working in the women's footwear department where weekly sales goals of $3,000 were consistently met while also expediting shoes for fellow employees.
  • Assisted in the store's "Return Center,” ensuring products that needed to be returned or exchanged were handled appropriately and professionally.
  • Held sales positions in both the Men's and Women's Ready-to-wear divisions, where responsibilities ranged from collecting in-store products for online purchases, opening Macy's credit accounts, and completing transactions using the store's point of sales system.
  • Supported the company in the annual inventory process that accounted for the entirety of merchandise found in store at the end of the holiday season.

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School Attended

  • Grove City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Buyer
  • Client Service Associate
  • Sales Associate


  • Bachelor of Arts

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