Buying Assistant I

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Buying Assistant role in New York, NY! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below:


Payrate:  $19.50/HR


Length of Assignment: 3 Months 04/22 to 07/29 with possibility for extension or FTE  


Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:

  • Works closely with vendors, maintaining positive relationships while negotiating specs, pricing, and deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and prioritize job duties, as well as prepare cost analyses and competitive retail strategies.
  • Must be able to develop sales and profit margin plans, as well as maintain margin and determine turnover objectives.
  • Must communicate with merchandise departments, logistics, finance, operations, clubs, and vendors to provide information and problem solve.


  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Great communication, self-starter
  • Basic professional email writing excel skills
  • 2-3 years’ experience. Retail is a plus
  • Excel skills
  • Data entry into a web-based system
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enjoys fashion


IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to


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