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Associate Buyer - Home Accessories & Decor

  • New York , New York, United States
$50,000 - $55,000 per yearF Schumacher & Co.

Job description

Since F. Schumacher & Co. was founded in 1889, our family-owned design house has been synonymous with style, taste and innovation—and always ahead of the pack.

We’re driven by a shared belief that design transforms life. It challenges convention. It brings a unique point of view into the world. It sets trends. And it leaves a mark.

We champion individual style and the collective practice of transformational interior design. We create it. We supply it. We support it. We celebrate it. We also partner with the most brilliant trendsetters in design and fashion to advance it. And we want to bring it to as many people and into as many homes as possible.

Our boutiques department is looking to add a dynamic Associate Buyer to the team. As the Home Accessories & Decor Associate Buyer, you will support the team by facilitating new home accessory product assortments through our various retail boutique locations as well as through our online boutique website, Armed with an interest in interior design and an ability to distill business needs into products, the right candidate will thrive in our fun and fast-paced environment. This position will report to the Home Accessories & Decor Buyer. 


  • Create purchase orders for products to be sold at our Schumacher Boutiques, currently located in Nashville and opening this spring in Charlotte
  • Compile data and pricing to create SKUs for new goods, both for in store and online
  • Coordinate with vendors and internal boutiques team to gather imagery of products for website
  • QA boutique website upon launches of new products
  • Assist with sourcing new home accessories, decor, and giftable items for the Schumacher Boutique
  • Communicate directly with vendors, assisting with buying of goods and negotiations
  • Assist with vendor relations, inclusive of setting up new vendors and following up on payments
  • Conduct product pricing analysis and market comparisons, as well as monthly and quarterly sell-through reports
  • Work closely with our boutique teams on customer requests; communicate and distribute information on new assortments and price changes as needed
  • Pull monthly sales reports on products sold at all boutique locations, tracking trends across cities
  • Propose product assortment themes for weekly email newsletters and for features on the boutique website
  • Organize product into categories and sub-categories on the boutique website as needed
  • Assist with occasional brand-licensing partnerships as well as product development for small Schumacher accessories (wrapping paper, candles, holiday stockings, etc.)

Job requirements


  • 1-2 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A discerning eye and strong aesthetic sensibility
  • A knowledge of and passion for interior design
  • Keen attention to detail
  • A self-motivated, proactive, and positive attitude
  • The ability to multi-task and the willingness to be a team player, while effectively meeting deadlines
  • Strong project management and planning skills
  • Eagerness to learn while keeping up in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, including Excel. Basic knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is a plus

This is Hybrid Role, and you will be based Onsite 3 to 4 Days Week in our beautiful NYC Corporate Headquarters.


F. Schumacher & Co is a 132-year‐old interior design company that creates and distributes fabric, wallcovering and furniture to skilled businesses around the world. Our family‐owned company is synonymous with style, taste and innovation. Our collections are comprehensive, with an extraordinary range united by respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.

But don’t be fooled! While we celebrate our storied heritage, we operate like a 132-year‐old startup. Our talented team is innovative and dynamic, and our culture is progressive and fun. In order continue our success; we are always looking for talented people that fit.

  • Culture: In our company, you’re judged by your ideas and results, not by your experience or title. So, we encourage you to be thoughtful, casual, and to speak your mind.
  • Development: We strive every day to develop you and your colleagues for what we believe is a challenging and supportive business environment.
  • Teamwork: We believe that success and efficiency can only be a product of collaboration. At FSCO, working together is the rule, not the exception.
  • Innovation: We have achieved success and longevity through innovation. And we encourage experimentation and rule breaking. Mistakes? Those are things we embrace, talk about and learn from.
  • Life balance: Focused, productive time is more important than long hours. We believe in having enough time to be happy both in the office and out of it.

Benefits Package:

Your well-being is our top priority. Our benefits and total compensation are designed for the whole person, caring for both you and your family.

Wealth Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Corporate Annual Profit Sharing
  • 401K Plan

Health Benefits:

  • Dental Coverage
  • Medical Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

Other Benefits:

  • 25 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 10 Company Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • AFLAC Plans (Accident and Critical Illness Plans)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Parental Medical Leave
  • Child Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discount

F. Schumacher & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equality in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.