Big Rock Sports is looking to enhance their merchandising staff through an addition to their Shooting Sport’s merchant team. The position is located in Graham, NC. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of demonstrated success in a wholesale or retail merchant/buyer role. Outdoor industry experience a plus.
The merchandise manager will report to the DMM for the shooting sports division and work directly with the demand planning team to ensure accurate forecasts are submitted on all new items as well as giving direction on changes in demand on current items. You will also be responsible for negotiating programs and pricing with current and new suppliers as well as managing the overall assortment of products across multiple US distribution centers. Additional responsibilities include active participation in all aspects of promoting key vendor programs to our customer base via numerous mediums, determining competitive event pricing, creating innovative ways to enhance inventory sell-thru, and attend all Big Rock Sports dealer shows as well as industry trade events. Will work closely with the sales team to create industry leading customer solutions, and assist in maximizing retail sales opportunities for Big Rock Sports and its customers. Must have excellent Excel skills, have experience prioritizing and balancing multiple projects, demonstrate the ability to meet key deadlines, be an effective communicator, and possess the needed skills to work with individuals at all levels of the organization. A Bachelors degree is a plus. Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, salary requirements and day phone number to [email protected] or fax to 888-484-8980. Big Rock Sports is an EOE.