The Associate Buyer will be responsible for purchasing product for our customers from the brands within the Buyer's scope of responsibility. Among the brands we currently carry at HDO Sport are, The North Face, Under Armour, Oakley and Jack Rogers. This position will require working with a number of different systems to ensure the timely fulfillment of customer orders. This position will further be responsible for communicating with customers via email and phone the status, availability, and/or ETA of their order.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
â€¢ Create, enter and/or send purchase orders to relevant vendors.
â€¢ Monitor the shipment and tracking of purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.
â€¢ Communicate backorder issues to customers in a timely, well scripted manner.
â€¢ Review catalogs, websites, and warehouse reports and communicate with vendor sales representatives to obtain the latest product information, including new releases, stock reports, etc.
â€¢ Assist in shipping customer orders.
â€¢ Assist in customer service duties, including executing and delivering high quality responses to all customer inquiries.
â€¢ Assist in inventory control and decisions.
â€¢ Identify and capitalize on cost saving measures and new brand opportunities.
â€¢ Bachelor's degree preferred.
â€¢ Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
â€¢ Possess strong analytical skills, ability to draw smart conclusions and make thoughtful recommendations.
â€¢ Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, prioritize and complete tasks on tight deadlines.
â€¢ Excellent attention to detail, understands importance of accuracy and thorough completion of tasks.
â€¢ Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
â€¢ Strong writing skills.
â€¢ Must be self-motivated, driven to succeed.
â€¢ $34,000 - $36,000; commensurate with education and experience.
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