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Job offer: Coordinator/Senior Coordinator, Buyer & Merchandiser

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

TITLE: Coordinator/Senior Coordinator, Buyer & Merchandiser

DEPARTEMENT: Consumer Products

REPORTS TO: Manager, Consumer Products

Position Summary

Tricolore Sports, the official store of the Montreal Canadiens, is seeking a full-time buyer. The bilingual buyer is responsible for overseeing merchandising, purchasing of consumer products as well as maintaining customer supplier relationships.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Purchasing of licensed apparel, accessories and memorabilia
  • Maintaining business relationships with suppliers
  • Overseeing merchandising of stores
  • Forecasting and inventory management
  • Creation of PO’s
  • Sustain communication with operations department
  • Working with other departments on various retail initiatives

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of purchasing and/or retail experience in apparel/fashion
  • Bachelor’s degree (Commerce, administration or relative field)
  • Must be fluent in both French and English (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of the sports licensed business industry
  • Insight on new apparel trends
  • Strong negotiator
  • Merchandising, reporting and financial skills
  • E-Commerce knowledge an asset
  • Driven, looking to succeed in an exciting work environment
  • Competent with MAC and PC Windows applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Retail software management knowledge  (Lightspeed or others)

CV’s will be accepted until the 30th of September 2015. Only CV’s sent to hr@canadiens.com will be accepted.

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