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Celebrated for over 25 years by style conscious and trend-savvy shoppers across the globe, Forever 21 has set the fashion industry on fire by showcasing the most current collections, on-trend apparel, and exciting shopping environments.

When you join the Forever 21 family, you will enjoy a fast-paced, exciting work environment with tremendous opportunities for growth. We are committed to challenging fashion boundaries, acting on behalf of our customers, and demonstrating passion in all that we do.

Forever 21 is committed to nurturing your talents and supporting your career goals with our fun work environment, team culture and core values.

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DMM- Accessories


Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Buying team and showcase your phenomenal problem solving skills while working with our exceptional Buying Department!

Position: DMM

Department: Buying

Reports to: GMM

Direct Reports:Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: 3880 N Mission Los Angeles, CA 900



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DMM- Accessories


Department Summary:

Forever 21 is seeking an innovative, energetic, and passionate team player to add to our dynamic Buying team.

Job Purpose:

The DMM will be responsible for developing and executing strategies which provide the merchandise direction for his/her assigned division. The DMM will focus on overall direction, market penetration, assortment, and vendor mix to meet the demands of our customer base for their division.

Deliverables:

  • Execute a merchandise assortment that supports the financial, merchandising, and marketing objectives
  • Determine which inventory items should be replenished based on order history
  • Research new products to add to the total assortment
  • Research market for inspiration on new products, pricing, strategies, and planning
  • Shop various retailers/brands for inspiration to stay current on market trends
  • Lead open-to-buy meetings with Planning and Buying teams to ensure the department achieves financial targets for turn and sell-through
  • Train, develop, and mentor Buying team to ensure that financial and product goals are met
  • Develop and maintain profitable and productive partnerships with vendors

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • BFA or BA in Fashion Merchandising, Business, or related field preferred
  • Must have 12-15 years of Buying/Merchandising experience
  • Experience with product development preferred
  • Must be able to adapt to constant change and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be results oriented and have excellent organizational skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have an extensive background in buying apparel
  • Must possess a keen eye for design and fashion trends

At Forever 21, style isn’t dictated…It’s inspired. Forever 21 is the leading fashion retailer of the latest trends and the season’s hottest styles at can’t-resist-prices. U.S. and international locations stay true to the fast-fashion destination’s iconic store aesthetic giving fashion fans all over the globe the unforgettable shopping experience that is the one and only Forever 21.
Joining the Forever 21 family means joining an incredible team of talented, passionate and innovative people who work together to bring fashion to everyone, everywhere. We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals eager to thrive in our fast-paced, dynamic environment filled with vast opportunities for career growth and development. This is a place where your ideas become actualized, creativity is encouraged and the possibilities are endless. Be part of something epic. Be part of Forever 21. Apply today!

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