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Eileen Fisher Buyer (Womens Apparel) in Irvington, New York

Position Summary:

* This is a hybrid role in Irvington, NY *

The EILEEN FISHER Direct to Consumer channel is the greatest expression of our brand vision. The DTC Buying Team plays a crucial role in bringing that vision to life through the product assortment.

The DTC Buyer is responsible for growing the full-priced business online and in stores by curating a balanced DTC assortment, ensuring fabric, shape and proportion stories are meaningful and looks can be easily created. The ideal candidate will learn the brand and study the business and customer, spending time in stores and gaining an understanding of how to supplement the DTC assortment with elements that will grow our online business and our individual stores’ businesses and bring our concepts to life.

* Must have previous experience in full price women's apparel *

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

• A key partner in creating the product strategies and assortments for EILEEN FISHER Direct to Consumer channels

• Review budgets, receipts and SKU plans with the Planning team to ensure the proper product mix is created to meet customer needs and business goals

• Partner closely with the DTC Digital Merchandising and DTC Planning Teams to buy appropriate quantities across the DTC channel as a whole

• Collaborate to suggest product for Windows, Homepages, Emails, Direct Mail and Social

• Responsible for partnering on receipt and SKU plans and adhering to budgets to maintain a healthy Open to Buy

• Analyze and share monthly and seasonal on-order rollups during and after each buy

• Analyze and share weekly and seasonal selling performance for EILEEN FISHER DTC channel and present takeaways on business.

• Review data holistically to understand trends, including traffic, email and site data, CRM and marketing performance, and anecdotal store leader feedback to make sound decisions

• Present DTC Buy as needed to internal teams and store leaders

• Partner with Planning and other teams to assess inventory levels, participate in creating promotional cadence

• Partner with the DTC Planning team on monthly store distros and tiering

• Assist in organizing team workflow, timelines and meetings

• Visit and speak with stores to gain an understanding of the location, space, the customer and develop relationships with store leaders

Required SkillsRequired Experience


Bachelors Degree Required or equivalent experience

• 7-10 years of related experience in the retail or wholesale apparel industry

• Leading and creating a positive environment for team

• Highly skilled at creating balanced product assortments

• Ability to synthesize many data points to draw conclusions and easily summarize key takeaways

• Can easily communicate what is driving our success and what to repeat and expand upon

• Ability to think outside the box, creating new product strategies to grow the business

• Excellent analytical and mathematical proficiency with strong business and financial analysis skills

• High level of experience and proficiency in Excel

• Ability to work in a collaborative environment

• Ability to prioritize and handle competing priorities

• Strong attention to detail

• Strong communication skills

Supervises: DTC Associate Buyer

Reports to: Senior Director of DTC Buying & Digital Merchandising

Has Contact With: Planning, Merchandising, Digital Merchandising, Digital Site Experience, Visuals, Allocations, Global Sourcing, Marketing, Store Leaders

EILEEN FISHER creates simple, sustainable, timeless clothes designed to work together as a system. We make our clothes with intention, supporting people to build their wardrobe meaningfully each season. And we make our clothes to last—and then take them back through our Renew team to be reworn and loved again, or through our Waste No More team, to be remade into entirely new felted designs. We believe in the fundamental potential of every person—our employees, our customers and those who make our clothes—and are committed to cultivating conditions that empower people. It’s all part of our commitment to doing business in a way that helps build a better industry. And a better future. EILEEN FISHER is a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

Values Statement:

As a founder led Company, our values are deeply embedded in and shape our culture. Our values are a shared responsibility embodied in every position and are intended to be woven into all that we do; how we approach our work and how we interact with one another. Our values support our commitment to Diversity, Equity + Inclusion, and our commitment to Sustainability guides us to protect our limited natural resources, fight climate change, support human rights and social impact, and inspire the fashion industry to embrace circularity.

• We are authentic

• We thrive in connection

• We trust each other

• We innovate through creativity

• We are committed to the health of the whole

• We are united by purpose

The hiring salary range for this role is $100-120k/yr. dependent upon experience and qualifications. In addition, we offer competitive benefits including a generous clothing allowance and a wellness reimbursement program.

EILEEN FISHER, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.