General/Divisional Merchandising Manager-Outdoor/Sport Division

New York, New York, United States

Posted on 12/04/2019 by Management Recruiters of Clearwater

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Position Details




Consumer Products and Services / Sport & Recreation


Sales / Retail / Business Development

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


High School Graduate



Here we grow again! An expanding retailer specializing in footwear and accessories seeks a "Passionate about Retail" Divisional Merchandising Manager, GMM or DMM, for their e-commerce outdoor division.  This opportunity in New York is perfect for someone with experience or passionate about all things outdoors including apparel, camping, hiking, and outdoor-related equipment.  We need an individual who is obsessive about retail, trends, and building and enhancing a market. Exciting opportunity with advancement opportunities for the right person to grow with this company and this new division!


What will I be doing?

  • Research new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions.
  • Provide input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility.
  • Effectively resolve escalating issues that arise from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
  • Cultivate relationships, both internal and with the vendor community.

The perfect candidate will:  

  • be an experienced merchant to lead this division.  Someone with the background and experience with an "I Got This" attitude of having done this before.
  • have 5+ years of managerial experience in the outdoor industry.

Past experience and understanding of any of these companies is highly desirable: 

REI, Cabella’s, Backcountry, Modell’s, Dick’s, LL Bean, Outdoor Equipped

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