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Merchandise Manager

Beaver Creek Golf Club  / Job Posted: 10/14/19

The Beaver Creek Golf Club, nestled against the slopes of Beaver Creek Mountain, is one of the longest established golf courses in the Vail Valley. Opened in 1982, the course was designed by noted course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and is known and respected for its long, narrow challenging fairways and its stunning scenery. Beaver Creek Golf Club is artfully complemented by its impeccably-maintained greens, awe-inspiring alpine backdrop and diverse array of Rocky Mountain wildlife. Both seasoned veterans and aspiring golfers will revel in the astonishing aura of one of the longest established golf courses in the Vail Valley. Precise shot-making is necessary between majestic pines, a cascading creek and off elevated tees throughout the 18 holes on this championship course. The first three holes challenge some of the best, and the last holes lead up to the clubhouse with a stunning fountain and pond landscape in sight. Views of Beaver Creek Ski Area, home of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships, envelop many of the lush fairways and greens. The Beaver Creek Golf Club course is located in a gated community and set parallel to Village Road, which leads directly to the world-renowned and European-inspired, Beaver Creek Village.

Golf and Clubs Merchandise Manager, Job Description and Experience Requirements:

  • Two - year degree or beyond preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience as a retail buyer
  • Exhibit a strong ability to interact with several different departments to create a successful and positive work environment
  • A deep understanding of the luxury retail market, especially as it pertains to member and resort business
  • A strong desire to lead the retail experience not only through buying and retailing skills, but also through a true passion for educating other staff members on the retail process
  • Candidate will be expected to attend club events throughout the year representing the retail division as a member of the Beaver Creek Club Management team

Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Purchasing/Buying:

  • Develops the merchandising philosophy and annual buying plan for Beaver Creek Golf Club
  • Develops and implements strategies and analysis to react appropriately and in a timely manner to sales trends
  • Manages vendor relationships; maintains all vendor contact information as it relates to purchasing incentives, seasonal offerings, special orders, and promotions
  • Determines and maintains appropriate mix and levels of regular stock and seasonal products within budgetary guidelines, while maintaining cost of goods sold percentage
  • Maintains adequate levels of all merchandise related materials, i.e., packaging, tagging, equipment, boxes, etc.
  • Manages the Club logo in a manner consistent with expectations of the Club
  • Stays current on retail and industry trends
  • Attends approved merchandise buying shows and conferences within the limits of the budget
  • Facilitates and coordinates all uniform orders for Beaver Creek Golf Club. Oversee the process from start to finish from initial order through processing invoice payments
  • Facilitates and coordinates merchandise/gifts for special events and tournaments for Beaver Creek Members and Guests
  • Oversees and implements special merchandise events, including but not limited to trunk shows, themed events, and special programs
  • Work with directors of the Signature Clubs: Arrowhead Alpine Club, Bachelor Gulch Club, Vail Mountain Club, Arrabelle Club, Passport Club and Game Creek Club

Merchandising and Marketing:

  • Develops and executes general and seasonal merchandise plans, visual presentation guidelines and pricing strategies
  • Creates and maintains individual member profiles to understand and track the retail needs, interests and preferences of the membership
  • Presents a diverse and desirable array of apparel and accessories in line with member needs, preferences and sales patterns
  • Oversees and manages the merchandising floor plan and stock rotation/presentation on a regular basis
  • Works directly with and trains associates in merchandising and rotating displays
  • Coordinates e-mail initiatives and news blasts to create ongoing communication with Members and Guests about new merchandise, new/current promotions, and special events
  • Develops and manages on-line merchandise store
  • Instagram, social media

Inventory Control:

  • Maintains and manages the receipt and flow of merchandise purchases within the established buying plan
  • Responsible for inventory set-up and maintenance in POS system
  • Conducts accurate and timely physical inventory counts; updates the POS system and all required reconciliation activities
  • Forecasts financial performance based on current trends and knowledge of future events impacting business
  • Develops and implements necessary systems and internal controls to safeguard inventory and assets to reduce loss from theft, pilferage, defective/damaged goods, returns and markdowns
  • Establishes sales and inventory recordkeeping policies and procedures; provides training and ensures compliance by staff

Selling:

  • Establishes a rapport with the membership by providing specialized service and assisting and servicing them with all their retail needs
  • Creates sales and promotional plans to meet monthly and annualized sales goals for volume and profit
  • Achieves daily, monthly and yearly sales budget projections through promotion and customer service, receipt flow management, floor rotations, sales events, etc.
  • Works closely with golf staff in developing their selling and overall merchandising skills and educates them on available merchandise, product features and benefits to help anticipate and meet the individual needs and preferences of the membership
  • Analyzes sales and trends to determine additional needed sales promotions, markdowns and clearance sales

Candidate Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one years or more of retail management/buying experience
  • 1 year experience in managing a staff of 2 or more people at supervisor level - strongly preferred
  • Outstanding and creative visual merchandising skills
  • A strong record of achievement in increasing retail sales, turnover and lowering of cost of goods sold
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills-verbal and written
  • Knowledge of private club merchandising operations
  • Understanding the buying habits of an active membership
  • Working and practical knowledge of Open-to-Buy systems
  • Demonstrated success in adapting to industry trends
  • Working knowledge of Jonas, Microsoft office and excel

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds

Compensation:

  • Compensation will commensurate with experience, skill level and the overall job description. Minimum baseline salary of $45,000
  • Club offers a competitive compensation plan, along with best-in-industry benefits
  • Daily staff meal
  • Clothing allowance
  • Performance bonus
  • Travel related expensed for trade shows
  • Ski Pass
  • AGM/PGA dues
  • PTO

Resumes and cover letter accepted via e-mail only. Or complete on the company website at www.vailresorts.com

Contact: Kenny Thayer, PGA
Click to Email: kthayer@vailresorts.com

 

Seasonal Golf Shop Sales Assistant

Desert Mountain Club, Inc  / Job Posted: 10/10/19

Desert Mountain is a 5-Star Platinum Club of America, ranked as a top 20 private Club in the United States. DMC is one of the largest private clubs in North America. Located in the elevated foothills of North Scottsdale, Arizona, Desert Mountain spans more than 8,000 acres of lush high Sonoran Desert. Desert Mountain Club has seven golf courses, seven distinctive clubhouses, ten restaurants and grills, hiking/biking trails, horseback riding, and spectacular tennis, swim, fitness spa and so much more.

PURPOSE: Striving together to cultivate unforgettable member and guest experiences through making great efforts to represent our team and affiliations positively, improving and developing our knowledge in an effort to get results and ability to identify custom solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide enthusiastic and friendly customer service in the retail shops.
  • Maintain appearance of shop floor by creating visually appealing displays, straightening, restocking, and dusting.
  • Answer phones, and use the computerized tee time reservation system and point-of-sale system to check in golfers, make tee times, and transact sales.
  • Implement suggestive-selling techniques to maximize selling opportunities and to educate customers in regards to the extensive product offering.
  • Encourage special orders when desired merchandise is not available.
  • Assist in daily category counts, and monthly physical inventory.
  • Maintain organized and neat stockrooms.
  • Keep supervisor informed of customer requests and product outage situations. Assist with processing special orders and contacting members for merchandise pickup.
  • Assist with tagging merchandise.
  • Perform other tasks and projects as requested by supervisors.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENT:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Prior Retail Experience

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Some prior customer service experience, servicing a mid to high-end demographic

WORKING KNOWLEDGE TO BE ACQUIRED ON THE JOB:

  • Merchandising procedures, sales and visual displays, point-of-sale and tee time reservation system

UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Lifting boxes, some in excess of 30 pounds
  • Weekends and holidays may be required

Apply online at: Apply HERE

Contact: Roberto Valenzuela, HR Manager
Address: Scottsdale, AZ
Click to Email: rvalenzuela@desertmt.com

 

Golf Shop Merchandiser

Sycamore Hills Golf Club  / Job Posted: 10/10/19

Sycamore Hills, a prestigious, members-only golf club located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is seeking a Golf Shop Merchandiser.

Located on the southwest side of the city, Sycamore Hills Golf Club is an upscale private golf facility with a loyal member following. The club boasts amenities such as a year around Golf Academy facility and upscale member dining making the job a year around opportunity in northern Indiana.

Overview:
Conduct all apparel and soft goods buying for the operation. Assist in administering all daily operations including, but not limited to: facilitating sales; managing merchandise check-in, pricing, storage, and display; restocking the floor, managing regularly-scheduled merchandise inventory counts, stock room operations, merchandise special orders, operating POS system, assisting with vendor days and billing of sales.

Key Traits:
Must be self-motivated, goal-oriented, hard-working, friendly and outgoing. Providing exceptional service to the membership and their guests is of utmost importance while maintaining a calm demeanor and pleasant personality under busy situations. Must be available to work weekend and holiday shifts when needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Use strong organizational skills to maximize the merchandise operation and efficiency.
  • Use excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Administer point of sales (POS) applications as it relates to applicable golf department charges, merchandise sales, member/guest billing; and work with Accounting Department to ensure accurate implementation of such.
  • Promote all department offerings and actively sell on the floor.
  • Develop merchandising plans and ensure appropriate inventory levels.
  • Ensure Golf Shop merchandise is folded daily and is seen as a first-class shopping experience.
  • Work with Communication team to actively promote sales, services, etc.
  • Be able to create promotional flyers and actively market Golf Shop offerings.
  • Follow all special orders from start to finish, including following up with Members on ship dates and arrival.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and tidy working area.
  • Follow set opening and closing procedures.
  • Assist in all special events of the Golf Department.
  • Assist all staff members in enforcing policies, procedures and services to our membership.
  • Communicate with members, co-workers, management and guests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Attend trade shows to ensure the merchandise operation is ahead of market trends.
  • Exhibit and maintain a professional demeanor to reflect a positive image of Sycamore Hills.
  • Assist in daily operations of the Golf Shop including answering telephones when needed.
  • Ensure a team first attitude, can-do attitude.

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 35lbs.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time assisting members.

Education Requirements:

  • Two-year degree or beyond preferred.
  • AGM preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • The Club offers an extensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and 401-K.
  • AGM / PGA dues.
  • Travel-related expenses for trade shows.
  • Meals while on duty.
  • Uniform allowance.

Resumes accepted via e-mail only. No telephone calls please!

Contact: Tim Frazier, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Click to Email: tfrazier@sycamorehillsgolfclub.com

 

Tennis & Fitness Merchandiser

Lakeside Country Club  / Job Posted: 09/27/19

Founded in 1951, Lakeside Country Club is a top tier private Member-owned country club in the West Houston area. Lakeside is a family-oriented country club that provides outstanding social and recreational services to its membership. While our facilities were destroyed during Hurricane Harvey, our new clubhouse is scheduled to open in early 2020. Once completed, Members and guests alike will be able to enjoy the wide array of traditionally elegant facilities. The main clubhouse will be 87,000 square feet and will be open 6 days per week, year-round. Amenities will include A la Carte dining, 5 banquet rooms that can accommodate seating for 16-600, two locker rooms, casual dining restaurant, 18-hole golf course, swimming and lap pools.

Job Summary:

The Fitness and Tennis Merchandiser position is responsible for managing the shop merchandise, and for ordering, displaying and tracking inventory of merchandise in the shop. This position works closely with Members on special orders and tennis league uniforms. This position involves establishing and maintaining solid working relationships with vendors.

Fitness and Tennis Merchandiser Responsibilities:

  • Orders merchandise for the shop and provides the best selection possible within the constraints of inventory and quality limits set by board policy
  • Acts as the primary sales person on the floor
  • Educates front desk staff as well as management on merchandise in the shop
  • Works with vendors to receive favorable pricing for merchandise
  • Maintains attractive, orderly appearance in the shop; restocks merchandise, changes displays
  • Tags all merchandise; sends and receives shipments
  • Approves invoices for payment and forwards to the Accounting department
  • Assists in conducting inventory
  • Assists Pros with staff/uniform ordering
  • Assists in providing an efficient and profitable merchandising plan, ensuring minimum inventory levels and maximizing profit margins; works with Fitness & Tennis managers to determine current brands and products to offer in the shop
  • Ensures that all club members and guests receive courteous, prompt and professional attention while in the shop
  • Assist at the Front Desk to cover shifts, as needed
  • Assist the Golf Merchandising department, as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Merchandising
  • Strong organizational skills, with a demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet and anticipate frequent deadlines in a timely manner and manage situations from start to finish.
  • Must be self-directed and demonstrate initiative. Strong math and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills are required
  • Must be able to negotiate contracts and pricing

Lakeside Country Club offers a great benefit package.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please submit resumes along with a salary expectation via email only to apply@lakesidecc.com

 

Golf Shop Merchandiser / Manager

Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club  / Job Posted: 09/26/19

Boca Grove, a prestigious, members-only golf and country club located in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida, is seeking a Golf Shop Merchandiser and Manager.

A boutique-style residential community that is home to less than 450 member families, Boca Grove is a recreational oasis and is recognized as one of South Florida's most affluent and desirable communities. Understated elegance in an intimate setting is the key to what makes Boca Grove the epitome of superior living.

Overview:
Conduct all apparel and soft goods buying for the operation. Assist in administering all daily operations including, but not limited to: facilitating sales; managing merchandise check-in, pricing, storage, and display; restocking the floor, managing regularly-scheduled merchandise inventory counts, stock room operations, merchandise special orders, operating POS system, assisting with vendor days and billing of sales.

Key Traits:
Must be self-motivated, goal oriented, hard-working, friendly and outgoing. Providing exceptional service to the membership and their guests is of utmost importance while maintaining a calm demeanor and pleasant personality under busy situations.

Must be available to work weekend and holiday shifts when needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Use strong organizational skills to maximize the merchandise operation and efficiency.
  • Use excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Administer point of sales (POS) applications as it relates to applicable golf department charges, merchandise sales, member/guest billing; and work with Accounting Department to ensure accurate implementation of such.
  • Promote all department offerings and actively sell on the floor.
  • Develop merchandising plans and ensure appropriate inventory levels.
  • Ensure Golf Shop merchandise is folded daily and is seen as a first-class shopping experience.
  • Work with Communication team to actively promote sales, services, etc.
  • Be able to create promotional flyers and actively market Golf Shop offerings.
  • Follow all special orders from start to finish, including following up with Members on ship dates and arrival.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and tidy working area.
  • Follow set opening and closing procedures.
  • Assist in all special events of the Golf Department.
  • Assist all staff members in enforcing policies, procedures and services to our membership.
  • Communicate with members, co-workers, management and guests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Attend trade shows to ensure the merchandise operation is ahead of market trends.
  • Exhibit and maintain a professional demeanor to reflect a positive image of Boca Grove.
  • Assist in daily operations of the Golf Shop including answering telephones when needed.
  • Ensure a team first attitude, can-do attitude.

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 35lbs.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time assisting members.

Education Requirements:

  • Two-year degree or beyond preferred.
  • AGM preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • The Club offers an extensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and others.
  • AGM / PGA dues.
  • Travel related expenses for trade shows.
  • Meals while on duty.
  • Uniform allowance.

Resumes accepted via e-mail only. No telephone calls please!

Contact: Shawn Costello, Director of Golf
Address: Boca Raton, FL
Click to Email: scostello@bocagrove.org

 

Golf Shop Seasonal Assistant Merchandiser

The Country Club at Mirasol  / Job Posted: 09/25/19

The Country Club at Mirasol, a private club located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is seeking an energetic, organized, and reliable seasonal Assistant Merchandiser to assist with the Golf Shop merchandise program. Start Date is October 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare merchandise for check-in, assist in pricing and receiving, and steam and ticket
  • Build merchandising displays and assist with the up keep of the shop floor, cleanliness of the fitting room, and organization of the stock room
  • Rotate new product onto the floor and markdown old product
  • Assist, place, and follow through on special orders
  • Interact with membership and guests in golf pro shop
  • Answer questions related to merchandise in the golf shop
  • Assist with monthly inventory
  • Support golf shop staff with trunk shows, gifts during tournaments, and special events in the golf shop
  • Assist with all sales

Position Requirements:

  • Possess a high-level of customer service and courteous attitude
  • Country Club experience preferred but not required
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Knowledge of the game of golf preferred
  • Basic computer skills helpful and knowledge of Jonas and Foretees a plus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of weekends and holidays

Physical Demand:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs

Benefits:

  • Meal provided while working
  • Playing privileges at discretion of Head Pro

Resumes, cover letters and references accepted via e-mail only. No telephone calls, please.

Contact: Jordyn Hoar, Merchandise Manager
Address: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Click to Email: jhoar@mirasolcc.com

 

Golf Shop Manager

Echo Lake Country Club  / Job Posted: 09/13/19

Originally founded in 1899, Echo Lake Country Club is a vibrant, family-friendly club boasting a beautiful 18-hole golf course initially designed by Donald Ross. The golf course has recently undergone the final stages of a 6-million dollar Golf Course Master Plan, with Architect Rees Jones ably restoring much of Mr. Ross' intent and playing challenges. The club opened its doors to local, regional and national championships throughout its deep history. Located on a high bluff in Westfield, NJ, the clubhouse offers views of the New York City skyline and our wonderful golf course. Currently, the club has 550 members, 150+ junior golfers and averages 22,000+ rounds of golf per year.

The Position: Echo Lake Country Club is looking for a Golf Shop Manager for the 2020 Golf Season and beyond. The club is seeking an energetic, motivated and customer service oriented individual with experience managing or overseeing a large retail operation. Please Note: The club would be interested in a PGA Golf Professional who could serve dual roles as a Golf Shop Manager/Golf Professional. Under the guidance of the Head Golf Professional, the following job duties would be expected:

  • Working with the Head Professional on all buying, receiving, displaying, selling and liquidation of merchandise throughout the season.
  • Consciously staying highly visible with an energetic and engaging attitude.
  • Develop and execute seasonal merchandising plans.
  • Create member profiles to track specific retail needs and desires.
  • Maintain high merchandise display standards by folding, and re-stocking merchandise daily. The golf shop will be expected to be re-arranged on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Follow special order procedures to include placing, tracking and filing orders as well as communicating and following through with members
  • Attend retail conferences to ensure that the business is ahead of the market trends
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Proficient with POS Systems, and all Microsoft Office programs
  • A "team player" attitude is a must!

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation will commensurate with experience, skill level and the overall job description. Minimum baseline salary of $45,000.
  • 401-K/Health Insurance are available
  • The candidate will be expected on property March-December.
  • PGA/AGM Membership dues covered.
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Education Allowance
  • Meals while on duty

Deadline to apply is October 31st. To apply for the position, please email a Cover Letter/Resume/References to:

Contact: Patrick Fillian, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: 515 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ
Click to Email: pfillian@pga.com

 

Country Club Merchandiser

Lakewood Country Club  / Job Posted: 08/29/19

Lakewood Country Club, a Donald Ross design, was founded in 1908 as a private 18-hole facility and it is the second oldest golf course in the state of Colorado.

The club is seeking a full Merchandiser to create, implement, and execute a strategic buying plan consistent with the financial goals of the facility. This individual will be responsible for managing the merchandise concession including displays, inventory control, merchandise receiving and invoices, and placing and following up on special orders.

REGULARLY ASSIGNED DUTIES:

  • Daily operations: answering phones, point of sale system, computerized tee sheet support, customer service
  • Retail sales
  • Merchandise buying
  • Special orders
  • Staff uniform budget
  • Receiving merchandise in a timely fashion
  • Perform monthly inventory with assistance from staff
  • Visual merchandise display management
  • Assist Professional Staff with major tournament operations and managing mobile pro shops and betting holes
  • Ensuring golf shop merchandise levels are properly stocked
  • Maintaining golf shop presentation and cleanliness
  • Other duties as dictated by the golf professional staff or club management

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Health, Dental, Vision (80%)
  • Lunch & dinner while on duty
  • 401-K after one year of employment
  • Uniform
  • AGM membership

Cover letter and resume accepted via e-mail only. No telephone calls, please!

Contact: Ben Honaman, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: bhonaman@lakewoodcountryclub.net

 

Assistant Merchandiser

Shadow Wood CC  / Job Posted: 08/16/19

Shadow Wood Country Club, a private, member-owned club, located in the heart of beautiful Southwest Florida, is seeking a full-time, seasonal Assistant Merchandiser.

Shadow Wood is proud to offer its membership 54-Holes of championship golf, two award-winning clubhouses and an extraordinary level of personal service. The club has everything you are looking for in a member-owned, financially sound private club!

This is a unique facility in that the club has two locations with full service clubhouses and golf shops and there is potential for this position to evolve into a full-time year-around in the future.

Job Description:

  • Work closely with the Director of Merchandise to provide exceptional customer service to all members and guests
  • Specific focus on our extremely active Ladies' Retail
  • Build displays and maintain golf shops in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Assist in receiving and pricing merchandise into inventory
  • Assist in insuring proper stock of inventory
  • Place, monitor and follow through on special orders
  • Assist in member events- Trunk Shows
  • Maintain excellent communication with fellow employees, members and vendors
  • Assist other Golf Shop staff in managing daily activity

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of retail sales
  • Excellent customer service
  • Must be proficient in business related software ( Excel, Word) and POS experience is helpful

Compensation:

  • Hourly $12.50-$13.50 Based on experience

Benefits:

  • Employee Uniforms
  • Employee Meals
  • Practice and Playing Privileges

Application Instructions:

  • Email cover letter, resume and references - no telephone calls, please!

Contact: Vickie McGarry, Director of Merchandise
Address: Bonita Springs, FL
Click to Email: vmcgarry@shadowwoodcc.com

 

Merchandise Manager

Cherry Creek CC  / Job Posted: 08/07/19

Cherry Creek Country Club is an 18-hole private club located in Denver, Colorado. Cherry Creek is an AGM Top 100 golf shop, seeking an experienced Merchandise Manager. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and detail oriented with experience at a high-end private club. The Merchandise Manager will work closely with the Director of Golf, managing all aspects of the golf shop merchandise operation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide superior, first class customer service to Members and Guests exceeding all expectations.
  • Individual will conduct themselves with a highly proactive mindset, anticipating the wants and needs of the Membership.
  • Assist in creating, implementing and monitoring merchandise budgets, operating within those budgets. Manage the open-to-buy, while maintain cost of goods sold percentage.
  • Inventory management and control: invoicing, month end reporting and monthly inventory control. Establish sales and inventory recordkeeping policies and procedures. Monitor monthly sales and reporting.
  • Maintain appropriate product mix of stock and seasonal offerings within budgetary guidelines.
  • Manage advertising and marketing of the merchandise operation. In addition, responsible for managing all social media outlets pertaining to the Golf Shop.
  • Coordinate and organize monthly trunk shows and special offerings.
  • Work closely with the Professional Staff regarding tournament merchandise offerings for member tournaments and outside events.
  • Assist with daily operations. Duties include making tee time reservations, opening and closing the golf shop.
  • Implement fresh and innovative policies to further streamline the merchandise experience at the Club.
  • Manage the aquatic retail department during the summer months (May through September). Duties include buying, organizing and merchandising various pool merchandise.
  • Implement staff training sessions, increasing product knowledge further enhancing the service experience.
  • Attend various local, regional and national merchandise shows.
  • Attend weekly department head meetings, staying informed on all Club happenings.
  • Work closely with fellow department heads to coordinate and order the staff uniforms on a yearly basis.
  • Serve as an ambassador of the Club, acting in a professional manner at all times.
  • Understand Club policies and procedures, enforce those policies and procedures as needed.

Professional Experience & Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years merchandising experience at a private facility.
  • Member of Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required and excellent oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to achieve goals, excellent organizational skills and strong computer skills.
  • This position requires flexibility with increased hours seasonally to accommodate seasonal changes in the hours of operation.

Compensation:

  • Compensation competitive and commensurate based on experience.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vacation, performance bonus, AGM dues, uniform allowance and employee meals.

Cover letter and resume accepted via e-mail only. No telephone calls, please!

Contact: Jim Owens, PGA Director of Golf
Address: Denver, CO
Click to Email: jowens@cherrycreekcountryclub.com

 

Retail Manager & Buyer

Brentwood CC  / Job Posted: 08/04/19

Brentwood CC, a private 18-hole golf club, is seeking a Retail Manager and Buyer. The Merchandise Manager is responsible for the success of the Brentwood Country Club Golf Shop Operations. Promote the Mission Statement, Guidelines and Goals of the operation. Plans, purchases, coordinates and merchandises inventory of golf and lifestyle products offered for sale. Tracks, documents, manages and promotes sales and implements inventory controls. Maximizes sales and profitability through the development and implementation of strategies, analysis and appropriate reaction to sales trends.

Located on the westside of Los Angeles near the Pacific Ocean, Brentwood Country Club was established in 1948 and prides itself as a family-friendly environment with exceptional amenities and services.

Specific Responsibilities - include, but not limited to:

  • Oversees golf merchandising to achieve its established mission within the golf shop operation
  • Presents a diverse and desirable array of golf equipment, apparel, and accessories in line with customer demands
  • Maintains levels of product appropriate for the season and level of traffic through the golf shop
  • Maximizes financial performance by developing open-to-buy plans within budgetary guidelines
  • Develops and executes general and seasonal merchandise plans, visual presentation guidelines and pricing strategies within the Mill River Program.
  • Maintains an attractive and orderly appearance in and around the golf shop
  • Responsible for the documentation from purchase to sale; including purchase orders, receiving records, invoice validation/payment, inventory records, and special order records to document merchandise history

Knowledge, Skills, and Traits:

  • Act as a role model for all employees by demonstrating the behavior and work ethic expected of all employees
  • Strong organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills
  • Self-motivated with the desire to promote and market
  • Service in written and oral business communications
  • Maintain and promote a positive professional image within the community

Status: Exempt

Salary: $70,000 Annually

Availability: Immediately; Weekends and Holidays

Brentwood Country Club is an equal opportunity employer. We require a pre-employment background investigation for all candidates. We E-verify all new hires for employment eligibility. We are an at-will employer.

Contact: Patrick Casey, Director of Golf
Address: Los Angeles, CA
Click to Email: pcasey@brentwoodcc.net

 

Merchandise Manager

Park Ridge CC  / Job Posted: 08/02/19

Park Ridge CC, a private 18-hole country club in Park Ridge, IL is looking for an energetic, motivated, and customer service-oriented Merchandise Manager. The ideal candidate will have merchandising experience at a private club.

The Merchandise Manager position is available as a full-time, year-around opportunity. A seasonal position will also be considered for the right candidate and circumstances.

The position will involve responsibilities in many areas of the operation including, but not limited to:
Customer Service:

  • Create a warm and friendly atmosphere in the golf shop.
  • Provide a consistently high level of customer service to the membership and anticipate their needs.
  • Proactively greet all members and guests by name and step out from the counter/office to engage in genuine and positive interactions.

Golf Department Operations:

  • Be a team player with a "we" mentality and maintain a high level of respect and professionalism for themselves, staff, members, guests, and the club.
  • Understand and enforce all club rules and regulations.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of golf events and policies to accurately answer questions.
  • Willingly perform golf shop administrative duties including opening and/or closing procedures, answering phone calls, scheduling golf lessons, and assisting with golf event registrations.
  • Actively promote upcoming golf and merchandise events.
  • Become proficient in NorthStar software and maintain accurate billing of daily golf and merchandise transactions.
  • Ensure golf shop cleanliness and display standards are upheld.
  • Be willing to assist in the operation beyond the areas outlined above to ensure all members and guests receive an excellent experience while at the club.

Merchandising and Marketing:

  • Under the guidance of the Head Professional, oversee the entire merchandise operation including buying, receiving, displaying, selling, and liquidating merchandise. The Head Professional owns the merchandise concession.
  • Consciously focus on the importance of being highly visible and engage in genuine interactions with all members while identifying their needs.
  • Develop and execute general and seasonal merchandise plans, visual presentations, and open-to-buy plans within approved guidelines.
  • Identify quality merchandise that is consistent with member needs, preferences, and expectations.
  • Create and maintain individual member profiles to track their retail needs, interests, and preferences.
  • Maintain merchandise display standards by folding, rehanging, and restocking merchandise daily. At a minimum, the golf shop will be rearranged on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Coordinate special merchandise events including trunk shows and special programs such as tournament tee gifts.
  • Attend approved merchandise shows and conferences to stay current with industry trends, to develop professionally, and to enhance the image of the club.
  • Order and manage club and tournament prizes/gifts, special events, and corporate business.
  • Maintain inventory and POS system, ensuring internal controls are implemented to safeguard inventory and assets to reduce loss from theft, pilferage, defective/damaged goods, returns and markdowns.

Training & Mentoring:

  • Assist the Head Professional with training and mentoring golf staff to improve their involvement and professional development in the merchandise operation. Serve as a role model for all golf staff members.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous merchandise experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of a private club merchandising operation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, point of sale, and inventory management systems.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Member of the PGA of America emphasized but not required.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Paid vacation during off-peak months.
  • Education allowance.
  • PGA/AGM membership dues.
  • Uniform allowance.
  • Meals provided each day while on duty.
  • Candidate must have reasonable scheduling flexibility to meet the demands and seasonality of the position, including the possibility of working weekends and/or holidays.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds.

Application Instructions:

  • E-mail cover letter, resume, and references. Merchandise display photos are also encouraged.

Contact: Luke Hemelstrand, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: 636 N Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL
Click to Email: lhemelst@gmail.com

Sales Reps Wanted:

 

Sales Representatives

JDX  / Job Posted: 10/07/19

With over 300 stores in Korea, JDX is one of the fastest growing multi sports fashion brands. We are pleased to announce this amazing lifestyle brand is now being launched in the United States marketplace. JDX is a global leader in style and innovation with a large professional presence on Professional Tours worldwide including PGA Tour Rookie of the year Sungjae Im and LPGA Tour superstars Ariya Jutanugarn and Charley Hull.

JDX is seeking experienced golf apparel reps in most territories. We provide samples at no charge as well as free goods for seeding top customers in each territory. Requirements for the position include:

  • 5+ years experience in the golf industry
  • Existing customer base
  • Passion for style and the best fabrics in the world

Compensation:

  • Commission Only, plus monthly bonus potential

Website: http://www.jdxamerica.com

Contact: Dwight Hansen, National Sales Manager
Address: 10700 Norwalk Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: 770-842-0896
Click to Email: dwight.h@jdxamerica.com

 

Sales Representatives

T.B. Phelps  / Job Posted: 09/30/19

T.B.PHELPS celebrates Classic American Style. Every season we pull from our history of designing some of the most iconic footwear, belts and accessories and update them for today's fashion markets. Our shoes are made with the very best North American leathers, the finest hardware, hand stitching, leather lining with support cushions with superior non slip rubber soles. Our belts and accessories are all constructed in the USA and feature leather, stretch nylon and fabric that can all be personalized with club logo's.

Responsibilities:

  • Travel weekly within territory visiting clubs & resorts
  • Provide excellent customer service with complete professionalism
  • Become a knowledgeable specialist on luxury leather goods
  • Willingness to conduct trunk shows promoting the T.B.PHELPS brand
  • Focus on and capture business for club tournament events
  • Desire to be part of a winning team and being accountable for results

Available Territories:

  • The Pacific Northwest
  • Northern California
  • Southern California / Hawaii
  • The Rockies
  • Midwest
  • South Florida
  • New England
  • Arizona / New Mexico

Experience:

  • Green Grass sales experience within territory
  • Must have strong positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Possess a hard work ethic
  • Ability to create interest where there is none

Compensation:

  • 10% on sales

Website: tbphelps.com

Contact: Jimmy Glass, Director of Golf
Phone: 610.207.0937
Click to Email: jimmyglass@mac.com

 

Independent Sales Representatives

Black Clover USA  / Job Posted: 09/16/19

Black Clover is a lifestyle apparel company with a vision rooted in living life to the fullest. We simply call it "Live Lucky." Every premium Hat, Hoodie, T-Shirt, Beanie, & Belt accessory is designed to inspire and invite its owner to enjoy life, to embrace every day, to Live Lucky! Established in 2008, Black Clover offers lifestyle clothing and accessories for men, women and children who want the most out of life and demand the same from their clothing and gear. Quality is not an accident, it's a choice and we at Black Clover choose to be the very best at what we do. We choose to Live Lucky. Experience the thrill and join Clover Nation today.

Black Clover USA is looking for experienced sales representatives for immediate openings. Currently we are interested in independent or company personnel for the following regions/territories:

  • Los Angeles
  • Alabama
  • South Florida

Responsibilities include:

  • Introduce an exciting, cutting edge brand to potential new accounts; work with existing accounts to increase sales and exposure
  • Create and execute sales goals by maintaining an overall strategy with Black Clover
  • Offer optimum customer service to buyers and accounts
  • Work with the sales team to create and promote new ideas and incentives for the customers

Requirements:

  • Contacts and experience in the golf industry
  • Beneficial to have contacts and experience in soft line sales
  • 3-5 years of wholesale selling experience
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to build and maintain lasting relationships
  • Territory management and understanding of appropriate account planning and travel
  • Work with autonomy but with a definite sense of being part of an overall team
  • The ability to travel during sales season campaigns and attend bi-annual sales meetings
  • Ability to work with an online platform for order entry and report information; must possess strong computer skills
  • Coordinate with Black Clover personnel to ensure product goes out accurately and efficiently
  • Proven track record with green grass sales
  • Represent Black Clover with a professional demeanor and attention to detail.

Website: www.blackcloverusa.com

Contact: Jared Green, HR Manager
Address: 12101 South State Street Ste #106 Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 385-474-9115
Click to Email: jared@blackcloverusa.com

 

Sales Representatives

Abacus Sportswear USA  / Job Posted: 08/28/19

Abacus Sportswear, a pioneer of high-performance stretch waterproof fabrics, produces smart, technical clothing which combines Swedish design with quality and functionality, befitting the active golfer. Golf should be purely about the game, with no impediments or distractions - and is why Abacus Sportswear's clothes are designed to work and move in total sync with golfers, providing complete Freedom of Motion which, in turn, provides Freedom of Golf.

Abacus Sportswear's brand ethos encapsulated its Swedish roots, combining quality and function to produce smart, technical clothing for the active golfer. The mission is to do functional and smart clothing for the active golfer. Today, abacusĀ® is available in over 35 countries, with strong market positions in Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Germany, and a growing presence in Asia-Pacific. Official supplier of the European Tour, The European Solheim Cup Team, The Asian Tour, The Challenge Tour and Official Licensee of the Ryder Cup.

Expectations:

  • Generate appointments, conduct sales presentations, grow and service the territory
  • Work both hard and smart to exceed monthly sales goal
  • Strategic when planning account visits
  • Attend 'Shows' in your territory to generate sales and build on relationships
  • Organized and able to work independently
  • Ensuring revenue growth

Requirements:

  • Proven Sales experience in the golf industry
  • Professional and customer service focused
  • Engaging personality
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Organized and able to work independently
  • Must not carry competing lines

Territory suggestions:

  • CA
  • NY
  • CO, MT, ID
  • OR, WA
  • AZ, NM, NV
  • MI, IL, WI
  • MN, ND, SD
  • OK, TX, AR

Compensation: Commission Only

Website: www.abacussportswear.com

Contact: Sandrine Mork
Phone: 321-527-8097
Click to Email: sandrine@abacussportswearus.com

 

Sales Reps

Royal Albartross  / Job Posted: 08/19/19

Royal Albartross is a luxury brand of leather golf shoes and accessories handmade by artisans in Italy and Portugal. Established in 2012 and offering quality, design and styling like nothing else on the market, our British-based company has experienced solid and steady growth throughout Europe and Asia, and in most recent years the United States and Canada.

We are looking for experienced, independent sales agents with established relationships to sell and promote our luxury brand in the green grass market focusing primarily on upscale, private country clubs. Available territories include:

  • Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan
  • West Coast: Northern California
  • New England: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts

We offer:

  • Samples, sample case provided at no cost
  • 10% Commission base, tiered increase based on volume
  • Tournament pricing/packages
  • Attractive personal use discounts to golf and merchandising staff
  • Product training
  • Corporate support from Head of Sales & Business Development based in U.S.
  • Product ships from distribution centers located in the United States and central London

If you are an experienced, independent sales representative looking to add a key product line to your portfolio please contact:

Contact: Lyla Renai, VP of Sales/Business Development
Phone: 619-997-4844
Click to Email: lyla@albartross.com

 

Independent Sales Representatives

Levelwear  / Job Posted: 08/16/19

What We Do:

Operating under the Accolade Group Inc. suite of brands, Levelwear has been in operation since 1987. From our early beginnings as an athletic apparel manufacturer, Levelwear began its transformation to a branded apparel provider to the retail trade in 1994. We currently have opportunities available in both Los Angeles, California and San Diego, California.

Over the years we have developed a strong reputation for producing high quality garments appealing to consumers with a wide range in style. We are a premier producer and seller of modern athletic apparel with a focus on Golf and Licensed sports - MLB, NHL, NBA, NCAA, and CFL apparel. Our early success in the sports market place was in Golf, which to this day is seen as a progressive industry leader in technology and fashion trends.

Position Summary:

The Golf Sales Representative will be accountable for maximizing sales within an assigned client base by identifying opportunities with existing accounts and through business and marketplace development with new customers. As our Sales Representative, you'll establish Levelwear as the premier golf brand in your assigned territory. You will possess a proven track record of building successful, lasting relationships with your accounts and you'll be recognized as an industry leader within your marketplace. The ideal candidate will focus on meeting all sales objectives provided by the Vice President of Sales, Levelwear Golf, Corporate and Licensed Sports.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive sales and achieve revenue growth within an assigned account base, identifying the needs of existing and new customers through marketplace analytics, business development and relationship building.
  • Achieve and exceed sales targets through account management, business development, and strategic selling.
  • Utilize sales reports and data analytics to identify opportunities and maximize revenue and growth.
  • Build and maintain effective, positive relationships with existing and new customers.
  • Prepare presentations to share updates and technical information on existing and upcoming product lines to customers.
  • Proactively provide customers with updates on order shipments, manage samples, and respond to customer inquiries as needed.
  • Network and build relationships with potential clients, while contributing positively to achieve sales targets; attend sales meetings, product demos, trade shows, and other events as required.
  • Build and maintain a strong understanding of market trends through conducting competitor research and attending industry related events and networking opportunities.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of product offerings.
  • Share product, applications, sales, and marketing knowledge with team members through huddles and presentations.

What We Need:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business, Communications, Marketing or a related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • 3+ years' experience, preferably in the golf apparel and/or sports apparel industry.
  • Extensive industry knowledge and business acumen.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Thorough understanding of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Windows applications.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Superior relationship management skills with a focus on establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with customers and teammates.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to solve problems.
  • Works effectively and thrives in a team environment, focused on achieving results.
  • Experience communicating with all levels of management.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively within your assigned territory.
  • Show van or presentation vehicle a must.

Compensation:

  • We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, commission and expense coverage.

Accolade Group, Inc. is an athletic apparel manufacturer located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, with a U.S. office located in Cheektowaga, NY (near Buffalo). We provide premium products to the Golf, Pro Sports (Licensed), Athleisure, Team Sports and Corporate industries under the brands Levelwear, Levelwear Verve, and Kewl.

Contact: Kevin Goldscheitter, VP of Sales
Address: 585 Glen Hampton Drive, Milton, GA 30004
Phone: 610.888.8775
Click to Email: kgoldscheitter@levelwear.com

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Director of Membership and Sales

National Club Association  / Job Posted: 08/25/19

The National Club Association (NCA) has been the advocate for the private club industry in Washington, D.C., for more than 55 years. As the voice of private clubs on Capitol Hill, NCA ensures that club concerns are forefront when legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry are being decided. In addition, NCA provides club leaders an outstanding array of resources on club industry trends, governance best practices, legal and operational matters and ways to strengthen club leadership. NCA's Club Members are among the most prestigious private clubs in the country. NCA is a growing association with renewed emphasis on advocacy and PAC efforts.

NCA is currently seeking a Director of Membership and Sales based out of its Washington, D.C., office. This position is responsible for the overall recruitment, retention, and strategies related to achieving membership growth and for selling sponsorship and exhibit opportunities at National Club Association (NCA) events. This person is an accomplished sales professional with a high level of initiative, vision, and strategic skill with the ability to drive sales and add value.

The core responsibilities include the recruitment of new members and actively managing the full life cycle of a member from the beginning of the sales cycle to closing the sale, driving revenue through sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, managing the relationship, retaining dues, and translating NCA's goals into marketing strategies. This position reports directly to the President & CEO.

The responsibilities and duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • New Member Recruitment and Sales
  • Create and implement campaigns for recruitment of new members.
  • Collect and organize new lead information on clubs such as GM, prior contacts, open lines of communication, and boost these outreach efforts.
  • Identify and close new member opportunities.
  • Develop and leverage relationships to generate new revenue for the association.
  • Actively seek out new members through identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Sell the association memberships by creating contacts and further making relationships with the prospects.
  • Work with the President & CEO in implementing sales plan initiatives, marketing plans, and networking activities to drive membership demand.
  • Develop overall membership and revenue targets within market, communicate targets to staff and board, and measure outcomes.
  • Communicate prospect and member activity to the appropriate channels and record activity in the association's CRM system.
  • Create and execute strategies to meet or exceed annual goals and objectives in the areas of growth and profitability.
  • Assist in the campaign management of conferences and regional events to drive member engagement and attendance.
  • Meet and communicate the value-added benefit of our services to prospects; follow-up to ensure understanding and interest.
  • Be able to respond appropriately and handle objections when prospects respond undesirably to outreach efforts. Identify and understand their reason for objecting.
  • Execute new member orientations.
  • Assist other staff or cross-functional teams to create and update NCA membership and product/service marketing materials to drive new membership opportunities. Utilize Membership Committee to identify opportunities to attract members and increase association visibility across the market.
  • Attend industry conferences, seminars, and meetings to increase involvement and presence of NCA services.
  • Aid in the development and recommendation of the annual revenue and expense budgets for the membership department and the National Club Conference.

Member Retention:

  • Serve as point of contact for members to ensure timely response to all inquiries.
  • Manage implementation of member retention strategies.
  • Actively and consistently engage members to gather information on club and activities to stay current and topical and to regularly demonstrate NCA value.
  • Identify "At Risk" members and strategizes with leadership team to determine appropriate initiative to retain members.
  • Fully engage with Membership Committee to achieve retention goals. Sponsorship Sales
  • Responsible for selling sponsorship opportunities at the National Club Conference and other NCA events.
  • Work with the senior management team once the sponsorship sale is completed to meet deliverables and maintain healthy communication and relationship with sponsor.
  • Work with the senior management team to develop budget.

Exhibit Sales:

  • Responsible for selling exhibit space at the National Club Conference
  • Work with senior management team once the exhibit sale is completed to meet deliverables and maintain healthy communication and relationship with exhibitor. Work with the senior management team to develop budget. Database/CRM Management
  • Utilize the association's membership database and CRM system to help maintain accurate rosters and records for each member.
  • Identify key contact person(s) and those who make decisions for all new and existing members. Help ensure database information is accurate and up-to-date and collaborate with database specialist to identify and correct any issues. Supervisory
  • Directly supervise and manage the Membership & Database Engagement Manager and have responsibility for the performance management of this employee.
  • Provide guidance and professional development to the department in a manner that reflects the core competencies of the organization.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum seven years of relevant experience in developing, managing and executing sales strategies.
  • Minimum seven years of experience delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Minimum seven years of experience in prospecting/sourcing new business.
  • Preferred five years of experience managing individuals.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven track record of successfully developing membership and sales opportunities.
  • Documented history of growing sales and profitability.
  • Proven track record of both initiating and carrying out sales strategies.
  • Ability to be a strategic thinker who can create consensus; can synergize with fellow team members with the ultimate goal of increasing member value.
  • Strong relationship-building skills with staff, members, prospects, and other key stakeholders over the phone and in person.
  • Experience in new business recruitment and member retention with the ability to successfully promote programs, products, and services to members.
  • Strong solutions thinker, proactive with solid organization and project management skills.
  • Ability to construct campaigns to attract new member opportunities.
  • Highly-organized and experienced managing multiple projects.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of growing strong client relationships.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize with conviction and communicate decisions effectively.
  • High-proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with the private club or golf industry a plus.

Contact: National Club Association
Address: Washington, DC
Click to Email: info@nationalclub.org

 

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