Cox's Spirit Shoppe and Smoke Outlet of Louisville.

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Category Buyer
(Multiple Locations) 

Cox’s and Evergreen Liquors are seeking experienced Category Buyers to effectively execute category buying for all locations & merchandising for multiple departments. Potential buyer roles are available in the following categories:

  • Wine/Spirits
  • Tobacco/Premium Cigars
  • Beer
  • Other Categories – Soft Drinks, Party Goods, Food, etc.

Category Buyer Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes category buying for all locations
  • Manages Accounts for inventory levels, assessment of inventory quantities and maintaining balance between all stores.
  • Communicates with store staff regarding inventory requests
  • Evaluate core product sales to ensure proper selection of inventory
  • Manage vendors to ensure appropriates reorders, identification of fast sellers, timely returns and exchanges, and negotiation of favorable terms.
  • Make business recommendations re: opportunities based on trend, prior experience, data and analysis
  • Execute a pricing strategy to ensure proper profit margin while remaining competitive in the market.
  • Works within established buying budgets.
  • Merchandise store locations to promote high margin items and velocity of key items

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • High level of internal motivation and desire to achieve goals with excellence.
  • Demonstrated skills in identifying problems and solving them
  • Demonstrated skills in identifying opportunities and taking advantage of them.
  • Demonstrates commitment to, enthusiasm for, and assertiveness in achieving goals or ends.
  • Demonstrated skill in executing plans to accomplish goals.
  • Desire to represent the Cox’s and Evergreen Liquors brand with professionalism and integrity.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Demonstrated skill in excelling in a fast-paced environment with time-sensitive demands.
  • 3-5 years of buying and merchandising experience within one or all the following categories:
    • Wine/Spirits
    • Tobacco/Premium Cigars
    • Beer
    • Other Categories – Soft Drinks, Party Goods, Food, etc.