e-commerce buyer

Lone Cone (Lonecone.com) is an E-Commerce retailer headquartered in downtown Boise, Idaho. We partner with leading outdoor brands to promote their products within online marketplaces. We are looking for a full-time E-Commerce Buyer to join our team. This position requires excellent analytical skills, outdoor retail or ecommerce experience, and the ability to make data-driven decisions in an open, dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Purchasing and Inventory

  • Work with brands and inventory team to execute day to day buying activities
  • Implement and track category purchasing, demand planning, and logistics
  • Coordinate with key suppliers to review and resolve any discrepancies
  • Forecast pre-season orders
  • Prepare ASAP replenishment orders
  • Optimize inventory turns to maximize profitability
  • Communicate effectively with key suppliers/brands to build and maintain strong business relationships
  • Leverage existing relationships and network to bring in new opportunities
  • Be familiar with competitors’ sales and growth

Merchandising

  • Analyze sales metrics and other data to anticipate product needs, identify emerging trends, and prioritize areas of focus
  • Work with the content team to ensure products are properly merchandised on Amazon.com\
  • Plan, implement, and manage digital advertising campaigns


The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent judgment, strategic planning, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Rock solid business and financial acumen, including sales analysis and forecasting

  • Proven ability to successfully manage budgets and deadlines

  • Highly effective communication, including presentation and ability to negotiate in both written and oral formats

  • Ability to build new business using strong product knowledge, marketing and influencing skills

  • Patience and focus to spend a significant portion of the day in spreadsheets


The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel functions, and ability to handle working with spreadsheets all day

  • Extensive knowledge of outdoor industry products and brands

  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the Amazon marketplace or similar eCommerce platform


The successful candidate will possess the following experience:

  • 1+ year of professional buying and/or inventory management experience, preferably in the outdoor industry
  • 1+ year of digital advertising experience preferred

  • Experience in both leader and team player roles

  • Four year college degree preferred

Lone Cone strives to be the best employer in Boise through offering a positive working environment that values respect, collaboration, and a healthy work/life balance. We offer competitive pay and benefits, plus a flexible work schedule. Compensation commensurate with experience.

If you fit the criteria above, please send us a brief cover letter and resume that supports you as the best qualified candidate for this position.  All resumes should be sent to [email protected].