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Purchasing Representative - Ontario

Hungry to embrace your favorite sport in your day-to-day life? You’re in the right place! Golf Avenue’s team is growing and we’re looking for our next Purchasing Representative.

At Golf Avenue, we’re on a mission to make Golf and sports more affordable with an eco-conscious approach. Alongside our partner companies Cycling Avenue and Golfbidder, we’re transforming the way customers shop for and sell their pre-loved sporting equipment.

Leveraging our online trade-in platform and our expansive knowledge of all things golf, we’re proud to be continuously giving used golf gear a new life. We turn one golfer’s used gear into another’s dream upgrade.

Sports are our starting point – but we won’t stop there. We aspire to offer the largest platform of resale and purchase of reconditioned goods online.

Join our team now and be a part of the transformation!

Location
Ontario, Canada
Posted
2021-03-21
Deadline
2021-04-09
Job Summary

Our supply sources number in thousands: suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and individuals. To help strengthen our presence across Canada, we plan to develop alliances with golf retailers and pro-shops in the Western Canada territory.

Golf Avenue is seeking a Purchasing Representative to build and nurture strong relationships with potential partners. The candidate will report to the General Manager, based in Montreal. Just like any long-distance relationship, it is crucial to maintain open lines of communication and adopt a proactive approach.

The ideal candidate should be:

  • A people person. Interacting with potential partners and suppliers is central to this position.     
  • A go-getter. Someone who proactively identifies opportunities and thinks on their feet to seize them. 
  • A straight talker. Building trust through simple and honest communications is key
Responsibilities
  • Provide a strategic and creative purchasing model to achieve results.
  • Manage pro-shops supply chain.
  • Foster trade-ins with golf course pro-shops. Build and nurture strong relationships with golf pros in your territory.
  • Establish a new customer base in your territory to generate new business leads.
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing business unit to set up creative events in golf courses and golf shops to bolster supply chains.
  • Optimize sales and trade-ins of our current accounts.
  • Plan and manage growth in assigned territory with available tools (promotions, trade-in events, contests, etc.).
  • Take part in monthly team meetings and provide input regarding sales strategies, product development and promotional tools.
  • Create, plan and execute local itineraries, and coordinate in-store pick-ups.
  • Validate purchase orders on a weekly basis.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field, along with 1-3 years of experience being a representative.
  • A knack for business development.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of CRM tools and the Office suite.
  • Comfort using technologies (tablet, cellphone) and computer software.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Compensation
  • Base salary & commission-based remuneration
Benefits/Perks
  • Per-kilometre allowance
  • Cellphone allowance
  • Existing customer base
  • Independence in your role:  Your work isn't judged by the number of hours you punch in, but rather by the impact that you have.  
  • A stimulating work environment in a rapidly growing organization.  
  • The benefit of an employee discount on our Golf and Cycling products. 
  • Most importantly, passionate colleagues who have your back and will help inspire you to put your best foot forward.  
Course Website

https://www.golfavenue.ca/

http://career.golfavenue.ca/careers

Contact Information

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@golfavenue.ca

Accommodation

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization as well as providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.