The Buyer will be responsible for purchasing and planning all product buys to achieve sales and profitability targets.
Procure and develop new product to achieve all sales targets in shops and online.
Analyze sales and demand reports and place orders to promote sales and fill gaps on the basis of brand fit, cost, delivery and quality.
Develop effective relationships with product vendors and work with them to follow up on open business issues and ensure timely delivery of merchandise.
Create, execute and follow-up on all product purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.
Ensure that the appropriate inventory is allocated to support forecasted sales in each company location.
Assist with promotions and marketing campaigns to support merchandise sales goals.
Assist with website updates and management.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in related field.
3+ years retail and e-commerce buying experience preferred
Experience developing new products
Working knowledge of e-commerce merchandising basics
Strong merchandising, forecasting and financial skills.
Affinity for Frank Lloyd Wright and the Mid-Century Modern Style
Proficiency with Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Strong organizational skills.
Creative problem solver and self-starter.
Buyer/Planner: 2-3 years
Bachelors Degree (Required)
About The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust operates at five internationally known sites (Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park; Unity Temple in Oak Park; Robie House in Hyde Park, Chicago: Emil Bach House in Rogers Park, Chicago; and the Rookery in Chicago's Loop) and is recognized as a leader in the restoration and preservation of historic sites, education and community outreach.