Associate Buyer

  Southeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 09/23/21

Job Summary

This position is responsible for working with the tournaments and merchandise purchasing, assortments and set up. This includes floor planning and product placement and display.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Merchandising, Retail or similar discipline

  • 5 years’ experience of high-volume ($30M+) multi-unit retail merchandising and/or buying for apparel

  • Experience with golf related hard-goods a plus

  • Proficient with POS (prefer Jonas) and Microsoft office software, specifically strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical skills

  •  Effective communication abilities

  • Able to safely operate a utility vehicle such as, but not limited to, golf carts, utility carts, and shuttle carts



  • Collaborate on development of assortment plans based on current partnerships to optimize budgeted sales
  • Assist with developing buying plans and negotiations for purchase terms with vendors within budget constraints

  • Develop floor plans based on logically positioned product and aesthetically pleasing displays for tournament retail venues while maintaining strong sight lines and maximizing revenue

  • Research/test new products and categories to increase revenue

  • Work with marketing to present sales promotions and unique products

  • Review sales data after events and make go-forward recommendations

  • Coordinate training for on-site staff to maximize visual merchandising standards Maintain a brand standard guide for all events

  • Special projects or other duties as assigned


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