Marathon Sports is looking for an experienced Buyer in the Footwear Industry. This role offers the opportunity to manage and lead footwear for our brick and mortar locations as well as our growing Ecommerce platforms. This individual must be a dynamic influencer who can bring passion and energy in teaching and inspiring our team.
- Plan product assortment and forecast demand for brick and mortar and ecommerce business.
- Actively set and manage product distribution and allocation.
- Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams to ensure successful launch and sell-through of product.
- Provide employees with educational tools and resources to ensure the highest level of customer service.
- Work closely with vendors to develop business relationships and create strategies for long term growth.
- Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with management staff and employees.
- Perform continuous evaluation of systems and processes that maintain efficiency; understand ability to change direction when necessary.
Qualifications and Skills Required
- 3-5 years of buying experience in a multi-door, multi-channel operation.
- Knowledge of the running industry and market preferred.
- Ability to make decisions blending both qualitative and quantitative analysis.
- Proven leadership skills with the ability to influence.
- Excellent communication skills and high emotional intelligence.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required.
- Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to travel as required
- Flexibility in daily schedule
Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected]