APPAREL Buyer

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APPAREL Buyer

Vice President

– Nashbar Merchandising

POSITION:

REPORTS TO:

Nashbar, the nation’s leading online cycling retailer, is seeking an experienced, customer-focused Apparel Buyer to join the Nashbar team in our Chapel Hill, NC facility.

We are seeking that individual who will work hard to deliver exceptional customer service to all of our customers, vendors, and colleagues, while delivering the best deals in cycling to our customers.

Brief Job Description:

This is an experienced Merchant position and will be responsible for the Nashbar

Apparel category. Sources, evaluates, negotiates, and prices product for the Apparel category. Manages sales and margins on a daily basis. Interacts regularly with all areas of the Company - Merchandising, Creative Services, Marketing, Internet, Distribution,

Customer Service, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for achieving sales, margin, and inventory plans.

Determines the Clothing assortment, and delivers the sales, margin, inventory and promotional strategies.

Works closely with Marketing to develop and implement an overall strategy for web and catalog presentation and promotion to achieve business objectives.

Leads change and brings new ideas/strategies to develop and grow the business.

Fosters growth and partnership amongst all members of the Nashbar

Merchandising team.

Develops and implements strategic plans and strong relationships with key vendors.

Responsible for the development and execution of the Nashbar proprietary assortment through our manufacturing partners.

Qualifications:

In-depth knowledge of bicycle industry and products, including vendors, products, features, benefits, etc. highly preferred.

5 years apparel buying and apparel sourcing experience preferred

Strong communication skills

Sporting Goods experience a plus

Excellent computer skills, especially with Microsoft Excel.

Nashbar is looking for that hard-working, passionate individual to join our team!

Nashbar offers competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package including a generous employee discount program, and opportunities for advancement. This is a great opportunity for a rewarding career in the cycling industry! If you are interested in delivering the best deals in cycling, contact Human Resources by:

Emailing your resume with salary history to [email protected]

or

Faxing your resume to Human Resources at 919-942-5431.

EOE

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