Job Title: Hardgoods and Footwear Buyer
Position reports to: Director of Retail
Job Posting Date: 8/3/17
For 40+ years NOC has led the outdoor industry, taking more guests whitewater rafting and teaching more paddlers than any other outdoor recreation company. NOC also provides top-quality aerial and trail-based adventures, wilderness medicine as well as providing unmatched retail service, foodservice, lodging, and trip planning services. Behind NOC's rapid growth are our staff’s commitment to our five core values: lead by example, service before self, do the right thing, work hard/play hard and make it happen. These core values unite a community of leaders and pioneers in an exciting, fun and always changing work environment.
NOC career opportunities offer prospects rare opportunities to work in beautiful locations, to grow their skills and to share a passion for active outdoor recreation. Ideal candidates are leaders in the work place that wish to join a unique, values-driven organization. They aspire to excellence in their fields and disciplines and they demonstrate a commitment to the service of others. Above all, they want to provide visitors with unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. If this sounds like you, we hope you'll apply to join the NOC team.
Does outdoor gear excite you? Are you up to date on the latest outdoor industry trends? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and passion for the outdoors with others? Are you interested in moving to Western North Carolina, where outdoor adventures are endless?
If you answered yes to all the questions above, come join our Buying and Retail team as the Hardgoods and Footwear Buyer at NOC, leaders in outdoor adventure since 1972. As a Buyer at NOC you will create a product selection each season that excites our guests.
NOC has three retail locations each with a unique customer base with varying needs. The Hardgoods and Footwear Buyer must be able to dial in the assortment and deliver a merchandising strategy at each location to optimize sales and meet financial goals.
This position is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position that reports to the Director of Retail.
The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to provide a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position.
The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any and all terms, conditions or privileges of employment including hiring, promotions, termination, training and compensation. The NOC does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic condition or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, where applicable. Furthermore, the NOC is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment through respecting and valuing the diversity among employees and all those with whom the NOC does business.