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