Buyer, General Merchandise - Bookstores, Retail and Campus Services
MacEwan University - Edmonton, AB

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Do you have discerning tastes and an eye for the best products at the best price? Then MacEwan Bookstores wants to hear from you. We are recruiting for a Buyer, General Merchandise. This position is responsible for the selection and purchasing of general merchandise products for resale within the Bookstore, including stationary, clothing and art supplies as well as specific merchandise for course requirements. The challenge of this position is sourcing product availability and pricing to ensure a competitive retail price value and profitability.

Applicants must have a post-secondary diploma in a related field and two years retail buying experience in multi-merchandise lines and a working knowledge of purchasing principles and practices, retail merchandising, as well as display and sales principles.

Applicants should have strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful incumbent will have the ability to make independent, sound decisions and to work with limited supervision. An understanding of post-secondary programs including alternative delivery formats is important in this role.

MacEwan University employment opportunities can be viewed by visiting our website at Click on Careers at MacEwan University to apply.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement.

Employment Category: Full-Time Continuing

Salary Range: $49,307 to $64,099 per annum

Closing Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Quote Competition No: 14.05.056