Buyer (Occasions)
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts
Berlin, NJ

TITLE:                               Buyer (Occasions)

DEPARTMENT:                Merchandising

REPORTS TO:                   Divisional Merchandise Manager   

WORK SCHEDULE:        Monday – Friday; 8:00AM – 5:00PM 


The Buyer is responsible for creating specific category assortments and integrating his/her vision into the overall company merchandising strategy. This position creates product assortments and presentations that are exciting for the customer.  The Buyer is responsible for achieving financial objectives for his/her business (e.g., sales, gross margin, and inventory management). This position analyzes product offerings in order to determine and execute areas of opportunity. The Buyer understands the competition and related product lines and has a vision of how to increase sales and profit by fulfilling customers’ needs.

This position is responsible for negotiating price and all aspects of vendor contractual agreements. The Buyer also works with manufacturers to create new products and to profitably make changes within the respective assortment. This position impacts the company since increased sales and profits are a result of having the right products in the stores. The Buyer helps the A.C. Moore customer by developing compelling assortments that represent value and by fulfilling our customers’ crafting needs.  This team member must act with the A.C. Moore Values in mind:  People, integrity, desire to be the best, passion, enthusiasm and new ideas.




Work is performed in a standard office environment.  Team Members must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without a reasonable accommodation. 


This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their Manager.