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Director of Buying


Posted by Range USA on 04/27/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Management - Executive

Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, HardGoods/Equipment, Retailer

State: OH

City: Cincinnati

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Contact Name: Chris Cravens

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $80-100,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements


Position Title: Director of Buying

Reports To: VP of Merchandising

Classification:  Exempt


The Director of Buying supports the Vice President of Merchandising and is responsible for overseeing a growing team that supports inventory productivity, margin enhancement, promotional cadences, vendor management, and overall ownership of respective Merchandise Categories to support Shoot Point Blank’s rapid growth initiatives.


  • Help build the long-term vision of the Merchandising department org structure and vision.
  • Develop a thriving group of Buyers, Associate Buyers, and Merchandise Analysts to continue to expand the organizations impact.
  • Build, Develop, and Execute Buying strategies to grow topline sales, expand margin, and improve inventory productivity.
  • Oversee the buying process and Open-To-Buy management.
  • Expand Vendor partnerships, with a focus on merchandise planning, promotions, product expansion, and market opportunities.
  • Manage all Company KPI’s within the Open-to-Buy, as well as influence future planning and financial forecasting surrounding sales, margin, and inventory goals.
  • Lead the Omni-Channel product strategy.
  • Oversee strategic assortment adjustments to maximize seasonality shifts.
  • Oversee management of Store level inventory based on presentation levels with recommendations for increases or decreases based on overall sales, GMROI, and sell thru.
  • Oversee management of slow-moving items, with recommendations of permanent price action or promotions.


Possess the following core values:






  • Dynamic, transformational leadership, passionate about our work and company.
  • Analytically driven decision maker.
  • Results-oriented, willingness to follow through, make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem-solve.
  • Uses rigorous logic and thoughtful thinking to effectively identify, address, and resolve challenges.
  • Technical Capacity – Microsoft Office including Advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Problem Solving focus.
  • Ability to complete projects under time constraints.


Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance

Free Elite Membership (Unlimited Shooting)

Industry Leading Online and Store Discounts

Free Classes

Ability to Utilize Manufacturer Programs

No firearm experience needed: We Offer Paid Training

About Range USA

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