Recognized leaders in retail and merchandising worldwide, Legends Global Merchandise provides a fully customized, customer-centric, omnichannel shopping experience for fans. Our vertical service solution allows us to provide the latest trends, styles, designs, and brand collaborations across different categories. For in-venue, e-commerce and pop-up operations, Legends sets the standard when it comes to a unique shopping experience. We pride ourselves in creating a customized portfolio of inventory based on each property, and operating as a true extension of each client’s brand. Different guests want different things, and we are here to build and provide a tailored retail experience.
Buyer - NIL
The Program Buyer is responsible for the development, sourcing, procurement, and maintenance of merchandise and/or corporate fulfillment products by performing the following duties.
Procures classifications of merchandise, corporate fulfillment and/or custom products by working with Program Director or partners to develop and source product, to negotiate with vendors regarding cost of goods sold, terms, freight, etc., and to do all necessary paper or computer work to complete the job.
Manages stock and inventory levels by re-ordering, maintaining or discontinuing products and communicating that information to others.
Manage Program Coordinator; assigning daily tasks, yearly goals and handling employee time card/benefits.
Must be able to travel to team’s events.
Other duties may be assigned
To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty above at the highest levels. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent from four-year College and five years related retail experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum of 3 years relevant work history as a buyer
This position requires that the person be highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently.
Proven track record of previous buying experience within any industry
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations.
Strong computer skills are a must. Use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and comfortable use of Internet is necessary.
Must have excellent data entry skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to understand and follow work processes.
Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances and conflicts
The ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Must have strong negotiating skills and understand how important managing and increasing margins are to the bottom line.
Proficient knowledge of Legends Global Merchandise’s systems, policies & procedures.
Supervises a Program Coordinator by assigning and directing work. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Position requires spending long hours sitting using computers, entering data which requires attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
Must frequently lift and/or move merchandise bins & set up merchandise locations.
Must assist in physical inventories.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Personal protective equipment not required.
Position is located in a busy office area and is faced with constant interruptions.
Frequently works in a distribution center environment which is not climate controlled and will be exposed to dust, odors, and noise.
Occasionally works at event locations that are outdoors with exposure to the climate, dust, odors, and noise.
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.
Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.