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Merchandiser / Asst. Buyer

Nantucket Golf Club | Siasconset MA 02564 USA | Full Time, Seasonal | Posted: 01/11/2023

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Merchandiser-Assistant Buyer 

Employment Dates: SEASONAL - Dates Ranging between late-April through Mid-October and flexible for the right candidate



Nantucket Golf Club is located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles out to sea off the coast of Cape Cod, MA. Nantucket has been ranked as the "best island" and "top island" of the US and the World. It is a beautiful place to live or spend a summer! NGC was founded with a vision of creating a world premier immersion experience rooted in the tenants of the game of golf. Built on land shaped by the sea, the award-winning Rees Jones designed course uses the natural contours of Nantucket Island to create a classic route that captures the spirit of the game and of the country's great golf clubs. It is with this spirit of excellence, and appreciation of the unique and historic Nantucket Island environment, that we look to provide a relaxed but refined experience for our members and their guests. Since its inception, Nantucket Golf Club has become not only the one of the top clubs on Nantucket Island, but one of the most exclusive clubs on the East Coast.  Additionally, our Golf Shop has been awarded the AGM Platinum Award for the past 8 consecutive years.

Purpose of Position:

The Merchandiser-Assistant Buyer is responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the Golf Shop soft goods inventory and sales. Ensures the highest level of service as meets expectations of Club members and guests. Performs all work in accordance with essential functions and responsibilities as described below and in the spirit of the Club’s mission and vision.


Duties shall include but not be limited to:

  • Sells Golf Shop products in a professional, informative, friendly manner. Provides premier customer service to our members and their guests and is the point person for all soft goods information. Works to ensure member satisfaction and creates an inviting shopping environment.
  • Merchandises and promotes product through creative and attractive displays. Rotates merchandise displays daily, and in-shop inventory as needed, and logs all changes. Analyzes sales to identify how different displays correlate to sales. Ensures Pro Shop and shop merchandise appearance is always impeccable.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends and works with vendors to be knowledgeable of product details, performance, origin, and pricing. Trains golf department staff on product and sales techniques.
  • Responsible for accurate and efficient inventory management, including purchasing, receiving, properly storing, and maintaining stock and par levels. Leads and conducts inventories and maintains inventory controls to meet financial goals and prevent shrink. Keeps merchandise in excellent condition through steaming, folding, and proper storage procedures.
  • Researches vendors and product, and develops buying plan in coordination with the Head Golf Pro. Is conscientious of margin and budget goals and strategizes to meet them. Makes pricing recommendations and is responsible for buying plan data entry.
  • Coordinates special orders and trunk shows. Works with members, maintains log, places order, follows up with customers, and properly receives of merchandise.
  • Operates and is able to troubleshoot problems with phones, computers, point-of-sale software, tee time software, and credit card machines.
  • Ships and tracks product as necessary.
  • Assist the Professional staff with daily tasks, tracking demo and rental club usage, maintaining lesson books and tee times. Assists with Club tournaments.
  • Ensures Pro Shop is recognized as a premier golf shop retailer by following appropriate practices and preparing applications for awards and nominations.
  • Participates in brainstorm sessions to improve standard operating procedures and recommend future improvements to golf operation. Attends and conducts golf and Club related meetings as required.
  • Assists with member newsletter content. Is aware of Club activities and promotes them to members.
  • Performs other duties as designated by the Head Golf Professional.


  • Knowledgeable of industry standards and high-end quality apparel
  • Polished and professional in manner and appearance; charismatic and personable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills (Excel, Word, Publisher, POS System, Tee Time Software, Golf Genius)
  • High attention to detail and great organizational skills
  • Ability to anticipate and skilled in multi-tasking at a high level
  • Ability to work well with others and adapt to new situations
  • Familiarity with golf


  • Bachelors or Associates degree in retail apparel merchandising or equivalent experience preferred
  • Two to five years’ experience in retail apparel merchandising and buying with previous golf shop experience preferred

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work tasks are performed mainly indoors
  • Requires frequent bending, reaching, stooping, pushing, and pulling, intervals of walking, standing, and sitting during the day
  • Requires communicating effectively with members, guests, co-workers, and supervisors
  • Must be able to lift and transport up to 20-50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment such as steamer, box openers, paper cutters, etc.
  • May also experience exposure to tobacco smoke.
  • Must be able to drive golf carts


Projected Work Schedule:

This position is a great opportunity for someone looking for seasonal work with the ability to take the winters off or work at another winter club.  Must be available for a full-time work schedule during our short season to include days, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Average hours worked each week to be approximately 40-50 hours.

Highly competitive pay and benefits vary for seasonal or year-round staff.  We offer housing at a minimal expense, an employee meal program, uniform, staff golf clinics, buying show travel expenses, member appreciation fund and discounts in our golf shop. In addition, we offer a 401K plan to returning employees who meet eligibility requirements.


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Location Siasconset, MA, 02564, USA
Annual Salary 1,500.00 - 2,000.00/Weekly
Categories Merchandising/Retail,Sales/Marketing/Promotions,Golf Pro 1st Assistant

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Contact Name Mike Demakos
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 5083320920
Job Code 231204