At YM Inc, we are always first with fashion. Our team is as diverse as the merchandise we carry. We believe that everyone should have access to clothing they love to wear. We make it our mission to not only provide the latest styles and trends, but to make them attainable and affordable. Across all our brands, we provide value for today’s trends for kids, teens and adults. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, West49, Amnesia, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.
ASSISTANT BUYER with an Eye for the Latest Trends
Do you have a passion for fast fashion? Is your team as important to you as what you wear every day? YM Inc. is home to multiple fashion brands you know and love. We know that true value is more than just low prices. That’s why our team constantly seeks new ways to excite customers with leading fashion trends to fit their budget. Why join us? Because what we do is really cool!
ABOUT THE ROLE
Have you always dreamed about learning more about the fashion industry and ultimately, having input into what people will be wearing next season? If you love staying on top of the latest trends and being the first of your friends to wear something new, then this is the role for you.
At YM Inc, we offer rewarding opportunities in a fast-paced and unique environment within the ever-changing curve of fashion retail. On top of that, you get to enjoy benefits like continuous hands-on training and learning programs, lucrative bonus opportunities, engaging corporate events as well as a fantastic employee discount.
In this role, you will:
Utilize your knowledge of current market trends
Create purchase orders and manage pricing
Communicate and create valuable partnerships with international suppliers and vendors
WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU IF YOU…
Have gone to one of the awesome post-secondary schools and completed a Fashion Merchandising program
Have worked in a retail setting before, understand customers and how stores operate to be able to fill the racks with this season’s stylish selection of merchandise
Your nose is constantly in fashion magazines, your Instagram feed consists of designers, models, and influencers and you constantly use #OOTD on your own post!
Amazing organization skills, outstanding time management abilities, great attention to detail and very good with numbers.
Everyone knows how to use MS Office these days, but if you are an Excel wiz… Perfect!
Ambition, capability, and innovation are all must-haves when we are looking for new talents.. We strive to find people that are both team workers and top performers, eager to grow within the company and able to reach new heights together with us.
YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.