Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Full Time + Benefits 

Wage based on experience & skillset 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm   (1-2 weekends per month to accommodate business needs during festivals, holidays, etc.)

Jump into a wonderland of toys, games, and dolls as one of our Merchandise Buyers at Bavarian Inn Restaurant! Manage the purchase, sale and display of each magical item within the Doll & Toy Shop specifically. If you have a passion for fun, an eye for upcoming trends, and know how to be creative with both displays and budgets – we have the perfect job for you! Apply today to create enjoyable experiences and lasting memories with us!

What You’ll Do:

  • Source, purchase, price, and display product based on market specific seasonality, sales trends, and opportunities for growth
  • Unbox and inspect received products, label/price items for sale, and organize stock area as needed
  • Creatively display merchandise in an innovative, attractive, and distinctive manner to promote sales and profit
  • Review product trends, historical sales data, and competitive set data to create informed product strategies
  • Efficiently track inventory, sales, and other areas related to the financial status and growth of the shop
  • Assist with the creation and execution of guest experience activities and manage calendar of events for Doll & Toy Shop (Active role in “Princess Luncheon” events, Easter baskets, Christmas Stockings, and similarly themed events focused on our youngest guests and families)
  • Attend trade shows, visit factories and showrooms, as business dictates
  • Support retail clerks as needed with guest needs including product recommendations, operating cash register, tidying of the shop, stocking, etc.

What You Need:

  • Friendly, cheerful, and enthusiastic demeanor
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to proactively notice patterns in data and turn them into valuable insights and practical actions
  • Affinity for or experience with toys, dolls, gifts, and other items marketed towards children
  • Ability to maintain hospitable & professional relationships with guests, vendors, other team members and the community in general, while projecting a professional image through in-person, electronic, and telephone interactions

 

Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, Merchandising/Buying, Marketing or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in merchandising (buying), retail product management, eCommerce (Internet), department/business management, or other relevant area of study

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How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position or others at Bavarian Inn Restaurant you may apply online or stop in and visit our Team Services office in person. Office hours are Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. We encourage you to call ahead to schedule an appointment, however we do accept walk-in applicants daily with on-the-spot interviews conducted whenever possible. We look forward to speaking with you!

BAVARIAN INN RESTAURANT, 713 S MAIN STREET, FRANKENMUTH, MI 48734

(Enter using marked “Team Member Entrance” staircase at the rear of the building)

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