810, TX Corporate Office
Job Type


Position Summary: Responsible for achieving sales, margin $, margin %, and turnover plans for assigned departments. Interfaces with and provides merchandising strategies and details to planning and allocation to assure timely deliveries of the desired product mix. Works closely with marketing to create and implement proper in-store presentation and promotion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Travels to market as necessary to buy current season, fashionable footwear within acceptable price, quality, and target customer guidelines.
  •  Negotiates best prices, deliveries and terms while maintaining solid relationships with vendors.
  •  Stays within open-to-buy dollar limits when purchasing merchandise.
  •  Works closely with vendors and GMM to resolve changes and problems.
  •  Stays alert to market trends, competitor strategies, activities, and vendor activities, analyzing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends 
  • Prepares merchandise presentations for scheduled meetings
  • Plan and select the range, type and quantity of products according to: customer demand (e.g. price, quality and availability) - trends - policy – budget
  • Implement merchandising strategies, thereby achieving sales and profit goals
  •  Source new and review existing merchandise to ensure products remain competitive by fully understanding customer needs
  •  Work with Allocators to distribute desired product to stores.
  • Participating in promotional activities
  • Writing reports and sales forecasts, and analyzing sales figures





  •  5 years or more as the Women's Shoe Buyer for a Specialty Retailer with emphasis on fashion and price.
  •  Must have currently held that position and be up to date on fashion trends.
  •  Good eye for fashion and knows how to develop and maximize a trend.
  • Strong negotiating skills and the ability to also maintain good vendor relations.
  • Self-confident, highly motivated and maintains a high level of personal organization and development.
  • Proactive, self-starter who is forward thinking and a team player.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, a solid entrepreneurial spirit and drive, and the passionate ability to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • Possesses strong analytical skills and problems solving ability.


Four-year college degree in a related field is preferred.  P.C. literacy required with excel spreadsheet and word experience very important.


Medical, Dental and Vision Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Life Insurance

Employee Discount

Paid Time Off

401(k) Plan with company match

Bonus Potential

Travel is required.

Relocation to San Antonio area is required.

Salary:  Dependent on Experience.