• Senior Associate Buyer, Spirits Bethesda
  • Total Wine & More in Bethesda, MD, United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description


We are looking for a Senior Associate Buyer of Spirits in our Merchandising team to work onsite in Bethesda, MD. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining supplier relationships across all spirit categories while driving sales and achieving margin targets for the department. You will lead important areas of supplier relations, sourcing, and product development, while... partnering with teams and individuals both internal and external to the business. You will report to the VP, Merchandising, Spirits.

You will:
• Drive assortment opportunities, developing spirit brands with worldwide suppliers and traveling to trade shows and producers to secure strong relations and timely deliverables.
• Lead TWM’s Strategic Supplier Relationships with principal North American suppliers adding up to $150M in sales
• Lead the development and review of new spirit items for retail sale at all levels of the market; entry-point to ultra-premium
• Partner with compliance professionals to secure federal approvals on all brands
• Plan launch, promotion, merchandising, chainwide distribution, and on-going development of spirit brands across the categories
• Partner with Supply Chain to manage inbound ordering, replenishment and forecast planning
• Collaborate with Marketing, Promotions and Digital teams to develop in-store collateral in support of brands and launches
• Collaborate with operations leadership and individual store teams to deliver excellent sales support resources to drive customer engagement and grow sales volume including travel to store throughout the year and at peak holiday times
• Train and mentor three junior team members on the Spirits Sourcing team

You will come with:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 3-5 years of retail buying, planning or allocation experience
• Advanced experience using Excel
• Experience doing data analysis with assortment, margin, sales, and market dynamics

We offer
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Generous store discounts
• Health care plans (medical, prescription, dental, vision)
• 401(k), HSA, FSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
• Disability & life insurance coverage
• Paid parental leave
• Pet insurance
• Critical illness and accident insurance
• Discounted home and auto insurance
• College tuition assistance
• Career development & product training
• Consumer classes
• & More!

Grow with us

Total Wine & More is the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and we continue to grow our footprint year over year. Total Wine offers exciting and unique career opportunities across the country and in our corporate office. Our strength is our people. We have a commitment to training and career growth, all in an environment that values new ideas and teamwork. If you share our entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class customer experience, take a moment to apply or learn more at www.TotalWine.com/About-Us/Careers!

Total Wine & More considers several factors when establishing compensation. Estimated salaries determined by third parties have not been validated by Total Wine & More. Total Wine & More is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Total Wine & More makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process. Total Wine & More is a Drug Free Workplace.

The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply
Bethesda MD USA


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