Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix Your partner in personal style.
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About Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is redefining retail shopping using a unique blend of art and science to deliver a deeply personalized service to our customers. This novel juxtaposition—at once analytic and artistic, technical and adventurous—attracts an extraordinary collection of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. Our diverse workforce has catalyzed enormous company growth over the past three years in terms of customer satisfaction and service efficacy. We’d love for you to help us carry on the trend.

About the Role

Be a part of our extraordinary Merchandising team and gain coveted experience in buying, merchandising and product development. We're looking for someone who has a keen eye for style and trends to develop our buying process.

As a part of the Merchandising team, the Buyer will take full ownership of a product category. They will use client feedback to create and execute merchandise strategies and assortment plans that deliver strong financial targets and delight all Stitch Fix clients.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Drive the overall strategic business vision for a category of product
  • Partner with the planning team to construct and manage a category of business to seasonal financial targets
  • Analyze business performance and present strategic next steps to the leadership team
  • Recruit, hire, onboard, train and manage direct report(s)
  • Leverage client feedback to build seasonal product assortments with a data driven mindset
  • Lead product fittings and provide direction to team and vendors on product fit intent and quality
  • Manage monthly competitive shopping to gain a deep understanding of seasonal trends and pricing
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with vendor partners
  • Strategically scout new vendors & styles to support key product strategies
  • Travel as needed to market vendor meetings, trainings and production factories
  • Partner with vendors and internal Exclusive Brands team to develop, source, and buy new product
  • Leverage the expertise of cross-functional Data Science partners in building a robust vision for product category                                                      

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 4-6+ years of experience in a retail buying role
  • You have at least 1-2 years of experience managing direct reports and are excited to mentor, develop and inspire others 
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) and love learning new systems
  • You have strong knowledge of retail math and business metrics
  • You have a keen eye for women's wear
  • You have prior product development experience in women's apparel and/or non-apparel categories
  • You are excited to dive deep into data and use client feedback to drive assortment decisions
  • You are an excellent negotiator
  • You love to innovate and are eager to create process improvements
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills and are a master presenter
  • You are a positive team player who is able to work independently
  • You excel in a fast paced environment where change is the norm
  • You are comfortable taking calculated risks to achieve results
  • You thrive in a feedback driven environment
  • You are able to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Above all else, you are Bright, Kind and Goal-Oriented

You'll love working at Stitch Fix because we...

  • Are a successful, fast-growing company with a start-up work vibe
  • Are a technologically and data-driven business
  • Offer competitive salaries, equity and comprehensive health benefits
  • Are at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining shopping for the next generation
  • Are passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • Get to be creative on a daily basis
  • Are a smart and experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • Believe in autonomy & taking initiative

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Stitch Fix
Your partner in personal style.

Stitch Fix has re-invented shopping, the way women really want to shop. Keep your wardrobe up-to-date with no hassle. You give us your size and style preferences, and your stylist sends you a selection of 5 items picked just for you. Try everything on at home, and only pay for what you want to keep!

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