Retail Buyer - Impulse

Location: Nashville, TN
Date Posted: 03-16-2017
This is an exciting opportunity for a Buyer specializing in Stationary/Party/ Seasonal Toys / Impulse with a successful and growing privately held retailer. This position will have a strong compensation package and be bonus eligible. It will be located in the beautiful Nashville, TN area that ranks high on quality of life and cost of living indexes. The community has strong schools and is one of the nations top areas for employment and economic growth.

Our client has extremely low corporate turnover. These new openings are created by continuous success in operational performance. Come be a part of a successful merchandising team!

Buyer Requirements:

Under the direction of the V.P. of Merchandising, the Buyer sources, evaluates, negotiates and prices
merchandise for assigned categories to generate maximum sales, profit and inventory turns. The Buyer
will have a direct report Assistant Buyer and have responsibility for $10 to $20 million at cost.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Buyer or Asst. Buyer for a bricks and mortar retail company in the categories of housewares, bedding, home décor, or related areas.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.  
  • Strong preference for candidates with discount, closeout, overstock, direct buying experience.  Extensive experience with importing and buying overseas. Ability to travel internationally a minimum of twice per year. 
  • Ability to work cohesively with advertising, stores and distribution center to expedite and flow merchandise in a timely manner.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills. 
  • This individual must have a drive for results and be an excellent communicator, with strong analytical and organizational skills.

If you meet these qualifications, let's talk. Reply with your resume today!

Keywords: Stationary, Books, Toys, Impulse, Crafts, Food
Jeff Hagan, CPC
Executive Decisions Search Group
Managing Director
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