McCarthy Group – Hiring Flower Buyer
June 3, 2014 at 7:17 pm #6113
The McCarthy Group of Florists is seeking a Floral Buyer to join our team.
Wholesale and Retail National Operations – Floral Buyer – Fresh Product
The Floral Buyer assists in planning, development, and implementation of all floral related functions, including floral buying, buying strategies, pricing strategies, and merchandising / marketing programs. He/she will work with our management team to develop specific merchandising and procurement programs that support our National Operations.
The individual will have exceptional organizational skills and know how to prioritize work. There are many tasks to accomplish; thus the individual will have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines successfully while not sacrificing the quality of the tasks performed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential duties and responsibilities of the Floral Buyer position include
Responsible for Floral Buying, and the execution of all functions.
Develops and executes floral merchandising plans and programs, both short and long term, to support floral sales and revenue objectives.
Researches, analyzes, and monitors financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on floral merchandising opportunities to maximize differentiation from competitors.
Develops and recommends floral product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market benefit.
The Floral Buyer will work with the management team to manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of our National Operations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent people skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Good business sense.
Excellent leadership qualities.
Excellent time management skills.
Excellent motivation and coaching skills.
Good presentation skills.
Education and/or Experience
There is no minimum education requirement. The individual must have at least five years of experience and education sufficient to perform the outlined duties of the position along with multi task and multi project capabilities.
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