Buying Coordinator

Buying & Planning · Washington, District of Columbia
Department Buying & Planning
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Title: Buying Coordinator 

Location: Washington, D.C. 

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications; classified as full-time salaried; exempt and not eligible for overtime.

Reports to: Senior Buyer 

Travel: Occasional travel may be required 


Position Overview
The Buying Coordinator will help execute seasonal strategies of the Buying Team and understand inventory investments to effectively achieve department and company goals. They will do this by supporting the Buying Team on day-to-day administrative and operational tasks. This includes responsibility for PO creation, product creation, data entry, fitting notes, and maintaining visual representation of seasonal collections. The Buying Coordinator will work cross functionally with other departments and work closely with the Sample Coordinator. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Buying 
  • Manage order entry and product creation into the ERP system, with a focus on deadlines and accuracy
  • Responsible for daily updates, revisions, and maintenance pertaining to all purchase orders and products
  • Update report (Buys By Category) with stock month/stock week/cancelations/shifts post Receiving Recap & Planning meeting
  • Assist the team on day to day activities and learn “on the job” by contributing to reporting, analytics, presentations and meeting preparation
  • Attend sample fittings, take sample pictures and help with note taking.
  • Prepare seasonal recaps of product performance prior to design meetings
  • Work to improve all processes leading up to shipment receipt date
  • Help maintain product development tracker and order form
  • Bulk Procurement 
  • Communicate with vendors to provide skus and ensure sku accuracy
  • Assist in communication & handoff of information (shipment documentation, PO data) to Logistics Associate
  • Troubleshoot as needed to resolve outstanding issues related to Order Entry with the Buying Team and support with bulk procurement tasks as needed.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Passion for the Tuckernuck brand 
  • Proficient in Excel and ability to learn new software platforms quickly
  • Interest in data analytics to drive decisions
  • Energy, kindness, sincerity, and adaptability
  • Outstanding communication skills with a team player attitude 
  • Incredible organization skills and stellar problem-solving skills with attention to detail  
  • Proactive nature. See something’s not working? Do some brainstorming and help fix it
  • A love for writing and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Eagerness to learn every single day
  • Positive attitude driven by an entrepreneurial spirit


Core ValuesThe successful candidate will also demonstrate the following core values that inspire the Tuckernuck team to make a difference.

  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
  • Find the Fun
  • Stay Authentic
  • Respect
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Start Strong & Finish Strong
  • Have Courage

Tuckernuck is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Tuckernuck policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Buying & Planning
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level