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All positions are salaried competitively. Compensation packages include health benefits and vacation leave, as well as parking at our exceptional offices. Please check back frequently for updates to this page.
BUYER-IN-TRAINING POSITION
The Ben Silver Corporation is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated recent grad with a strong commitment to quality, and a high level of taste and sophistication, to work in a variety of merchandising, purchasing, analytical and selling positions, in our corporate headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina. Candidates will be excited about the prospect of living in America’s most beautiful and historically preserved city, in a cultural and aesthetic environment without equal, and in a location where they can avail themselves of temperate and warm weather all year.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Initial training in retail product, merchandising, customer service, in order to understand the philosophy and practice of the company. During a 6-month training period, working on the sales floor and in the distribution center is part of training.
  • Evaluate prior sales statistics (including lost or cancelled orders) for similar or same products in order to forecast purchasing requirements for seasonally mailed upscale catalogs, retail store, and web site
  • Monitor demand for product as shown in current sales and unfilled orders, in order to replenish stores and catalog sell through as needed
  • Monitor vendor fulfillment, performance, all vendor shipments and receipts and quality control
  • Reconcile invoices with purchase orders
  • Determine merchandising options and priorities, for stores and on the web
  • Set sales goals and determine success of product
  • Assist buyers in resourcing new products and raw materials
Qulifications/Knowledge/Skills Desired
  • College degree retail or intern fashion work experience
  • Intelligent
  • Well mannered
  • Computer skills including Excel spreadsheets, financial and communication skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Appreciation of fine clothing, both make and materials
  • Multi-tasking
This position is salaried competitively. Compensation packages include pension plans, health benefits and vacation leave, as well as city parking at our exceptional offices.

**Relocation assistance is not available for this position.**

To Apply:
Forward resume and cover letter by email to employment@bensilver.com.

Updated: October 23, 2018

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