Oene Kings Lane

About Oene Kings Lane


Job Category:

Buying Group


United States

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Position Type:

Full Time

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Associate Buyer

Oene Kings Lane - New York, New York

Posted: 08/4/2018

The Opportunity
One Kings Lane Associate Buyers are passionate about product & home décor, appreciate the consumers’ emotional connection to our beautifully curated assortments and recognize where the business drivers are. Our Branded Associate Buyers are responsible for establishing the category strategies that collectively drive 80% of our business. We are seeking an exceptional individual who is passionate and values the importance of building great relationships & thrives in nurturing and growing brands. If you love home décor and can effortlessly balance the art and science of Buying we would love to talk with you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Build assortment strategies to gain market share and drive revenue for the business
  • Identify opportunities for continued growth in the home decor space
  • Partner with internal partners to establish long-term, viable business growth opportunities
  • Identify marketplace trends and source new product / vendors to ensure continued freshness in product offerings
  • Build and foster relationships with a portfolio of key vendors
  • Negotiate with vendors in the interest of business goals and strategies
  • Drive product development strategies to increase exclusivity on-site
  • Track competitive efforts and provide strategic assessments of opportunities

Skills & Requirements

  • 3-4 years Merchandising or Buying experience
  • Experience managing vendor relationships
  • Experience analyzing weekly business trends and identifying opportunities and risks
  • Strong relationship building skills including negotiation and senior executive interaction
  • Ability to work successfully with multiple business functions of an organization
  • Great communicator who is able to motivate & influence both internally and externally across all levels
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • An entrepreneurial self-starter who can think innovatively - take the ball and run with it with a positive attitude

If you need reasonable accommodations to complete the on-line application, please contact the Human Resource Department:

Email: myHRSC@bedbath.com

Phone: 1-844-MYHRSC1

An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. to recruit, hire, train, promote, transfer and compensate our associates and provide all other conditions of employment including Company sponsored events without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, lawful alien status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, employment status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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