Assistant Buyer-Novelty/Sports & Fitness

New York, NY


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Job Description

Fab’s mission is to help people better their lives with design.

More than 13 million people around the world use Fab to discover everyday design products at great prices, to connect with the world’s most exciting designers, and to share their favorite design inspirations.

Fab is looking for an energetic and super smart Buying Assistant to join our rapidly growing team. In this position you will assist  Buyers in the Novelty/Sports & Fitness category with identifying, signing and managing designers and brands to be featured on


This is an administrative position. You will support the buying team. You need to have great attention to detail and a passion for furthering your career via hard work and improving the work product of the people you support.  


Have you been a Buying Assistant before? All the better. Retail experience? We love it! 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with sourcing promising new designers and established brands
  • Maintain relevant online and spreadsheet documentation
  • Assist with post-event follow up and partner development (where necessary)
  • Support the Buyers with other tasks as required



Desired Skills & Experience

  • Proficient in basic Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team setting
  • College degree
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • A passion for delivering great service and supporting sales is needed
  • Must be creative and have a high level of initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills as along with a strong customer focus

We're looking for the right person, not just the right resume. Come armed to show us how awesome you are and how strong you can be in a key support role.