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Associate Buyer-Diversity

Company: Sally Beauty Supply
Location: Denton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Headquartered conveniently in the thriving metropolis of Denton, TX, Sally Beauty Holdings is the world's leader in both wholesale and retail distribution of beauty supplies. Join us, as we invite applications for a new Associate Buyer- Diversity. Our team is seeking an innovative leader to help spearhead the development and continuation of several merchandising programs focusing on diversity and inclusion.

This individual will work with internal/external cross functional partners to identify new brands and introduce into buyer's assortment evaluation process that represents the Diversity & Inclusion objectives of SBH.

"At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us."

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate Program Manager - Meet with Leadership team to align on program objectives, timeline, and cross-functional team leads
  • Team leads will manage/lead their area of responsibility
  • Collaborate with internal teams to determine criteria to be used to evaluate program applicants.
  • Work with PR on press coverage for the program.
  • Lead all efforts on program planning, management and execution.
  • Post program - work with Cultivate brands throughout their exclusivity period to ensure the brands are "cultivated" for success
  • BSG MOVE Campaign - Lean in and provide support in all areas to include community outreach, product/brand introduction to all categories, associate education platforms, marketing liaison.
  • Work with SBU teams to determine focus categories for brand evaluation.
  • Leverage broker partner to identify successful direct to consumer brands and present SBH as their first brick and mortar retail partner (i.e. First Choice, Healthtex)
  • Attend beauty industry events - proactively seeking potential new brands/categories.
  • Research the market and industry trends.
  • Diversity Council - Participate in Diversity Council meetings to provide updates, initiatives, trending diversity topics, track all merchandising related diversity initiatives vs competitive landscape.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Degree in Business/ Purchasing preferred.
  • 2-4 years Merchandising or Planning and Allocation experience in related field
  • Consumer goods and services preferred
  • Computer skills including AS 400 Operating system, Excel Spreadsheet, Microsoft Word and Outlook e-mail
  • JDA experience would be a plus
  • Experience or involvement in Diversity & Inclusion programs a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills combined with high creative potential
  • Ability to multi task with accuracy
  • Leadership qualities and work ethics that dictate the standards for the department.
  • Ability to communicate with and influence all levels of staff

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take advantage of our in house salon with complementary services and a varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also, featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great merchandise discount!

At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all our customers and associates and maintain the following COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Remote interview process
  • Temperature screenings

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

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Keywords: Sally Beauty Supply, Denton , Associate Buyer-Diversity, Other , Denton, Texas

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