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Merchandise Buyer Resume Sample (Full Text Version)

Bruno Berry

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Phone: 555-555-5555

PROFILE

Accomplished, quality-driven, and strategic Merchandise Buyer with over 8 years of professional experience in merchandise planning and purchasing positions, demonstrating consistent achievement of objectives, strong forecasting and analysis skills, and dedication to organizational goals. Proven record of securing high-volume sales by restructuring business operations and introducing innovative marketing strategies. Advanced presentation and relationship development abilities with a track record of success improving sales and inventory performance to ensure profit turnarounds.

KEY SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to build relationships with Buyers over the phone from across the world.
  • Strong client and stakeholder management skills, a customer orientated approach.
  • Highly organized, proactive with an initiating attitude.
  • Results-focused, the experience of hitting metrics.
  • Highly proactive approach to gathering prospects and registrations.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure with great attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Creativity, developing and proposing solutions to queries and a positive approach to conflict resolution.

EXPERIENCE

09/2015 - 09/2019, Merchandise Buyer, Bealls, Inc., New York, NY, USA

Key Contributions:

  • Monitored market trends to ensure dynamic and consistent product flow and increase profitability. 
  • Negotiated terms with vendors, created and developed marketing partnerships for product-specific events, and developed sales training tools.
  • Managed the relationship with internal customers - partnered with internal customers to positively influence spending decisions, to analyze and make recommendations to the business.
  • Built understanding of the business needs within the local business groups.
  • Managed vendors to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance.
  • Developed, designed, and executed buying plans and sales strategies that aided in attaining a National ranking of 26th out of nearly 500 dealers.
  • Used data and self-sourcing techniques to identify and recruit Key Buyers for Buyer program at one of ITE’s Exhibitions. 
  • Kept regular telephone contact with prospective Key Buyers to gain more registrations.
  • Provision of excellent customer service, using a proactive and creative approach.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

09/2014 - 06/2015, Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, New York, NY, USA

GPA 4.00

09/2010 - 08/2014, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, UNIVERSITY OF NY, Heidelberg, Germany

STRENGTHS

Problem-solving
Drive Results
Accuracy
Analytical Mindset
Ability to Identify Issues
Prioritizing
Developing Solutions

HOBBIES

Video & Production
Music
Movies
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