ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS Buyer, Private Label Outdoor/Casual Footwear Salary in the United States

How much does a Buyer, Private Label Outdoor/Casual Footwear make at companies like ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS in the United States? The average salary for Buyer, Private Label Outdoor/Casual Footwear at companies like ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS in the United States is $72,478 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $61,522 and $83,435. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2

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What does a Buyer, Private Label Outdoor/Casual Footwear do at companies like ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS?

Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:

5+ years of Retail or Customer Service experience preferred

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required

  • Able to maintain the customer perspective as a driving force behind business decisions/activities; implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs
  • Good ability to analyze, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts to make effective business decisions
  • Strong ability to communicate information and ideas through a variety of media that engages and helps audience understand the message
  • Ability to interact with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization
  • Proficient at developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and the management of multiple categories in a fast paced, frequently changing environment while remaining detailed and organized
  • Experience with providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem
  • Ability to set high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite; ability to learn retail management system software programs
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

Regular attendance required

  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary
  • Up to 15% of domestic and international travel, overnight stays as needed
  • Lead the Category Management Team to drive sales, manage inventory, and achieve the financial goals of the department
  • Manage the Open to Buy process and identify Key Performance Indicators
  • Educate Assistant Buyers on analyzing, buying, inventory management, open-to-buy, imports, logistics, including additional areas as needed
  • Complete assortment planning and product lifecycles Establish a negotiation strategy that includes pricing, vendor terms, and opportunity buys
  • Stay abreast of market dynamics, competitive insights, and Academy store execution of strategic vision
  • Maintain comprehensive category management knowledge including market, customer, and product
  • Create and communicate a strategic vision for the department, including visual merchandising strategies
  • Professionally develop, mentor, train, and manage the performance of Assistant Buyer(s)
  • Responsible for vendor management, vendor allowance collections, and vendor strategy
  • Analyze product performance to strategically markdown product, effectively visually merchandise the category, and drive sales through merchandising
  • Collaborate with eCommerce Merchandiser to identify assortment, placement, promotions, and marketing strategies
  • Analyze the supply chain process and make recommendations to meet customer demand
  • Generate and leverage reports for effective decision making
  • Collaborate to create financial plans that will align with organizational goals
  • Partner with suppliers on product development, as well as the Global Sourcing department on private product label development, as needed
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedure, and safety rules

Duties may change; team member may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

$61,522
$83,435
$72,478
The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS Buyer, Private Label Outdoor/Casual Footwear in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $61,522 to $83,435 with an average total cash compensation of $72,478. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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