Vacancy for Bridal Category Buyer / Merchandiser - Restaurant Jobs in Dayton, OH

Bridal Category Buyer / Merchandiser- J118

Position NameHospitality Recruitment: Bridal Category Buyer / Merchandiser
LocationDayton, OH
Salary Range$70000 - $90000
Client OverviewOur Client is a family-owned, nationally renowned jeweler which operates on core values of "Integrity, Pride, Honor, and Commitment to create exceptional buying experiences" for its customers.  They offer its employees an inclusive culture of mentoring, motivation and success. The company's luxurious interiors highlight beautiful diamonds, leading designers and fine Swiss timepieces.

Why people LOVE working for this company!

  • Highly established brand name with high-end, loyal clientele
  • Luxury brands offered/represented
  • Direct communication pipeline to ownership
  • Industry leading salaries and benefits
  • Strong on-line sales/networking platform

Position Overview & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the service and operational performance of the Bridal buying department meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Assist fellow associates with special requests to acquire jewelry, watches and gemstones for clients.
  • Develop and execute a training strategy and training materials to improve knowledge and grow expertise of responsible departments.
  • Exceed each customer’s expectations.
  • Nurture relationships with existing Bridal vendors and research and develop relationships with other Bridal vendors.
  • Collaborate with fellow associates to build awareness of product, industry and marketplace.
  • Provide outstanding after sales service.
  • Lead the acquisition of estate jewelry.
  • Grade, price, and appraise watches and Bridal jewelry for Guests and Clients.
  • Evaluate inventory needs and manage Open to Buy reports for Bridal categories.
  • Provide oversight of operations in area of responsibility.
  • Ensure accurate inventory of watches through weekly physical inventory and reconciliation.
  • Maintain operational standards and execute all administrative duties required in the Bridal jewelry department.
  • Collaborate with Marketing to create Bridal advertising.
  • Balance the Bridal inventory between the stores regularly.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Bonus Plan
  • Vacation
  • Employee Discounts

Position Requirements

  • Outstanding customer service orientation with strong degree of professionalism
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • High proficiency in building relationships and resolving concerns.
  • Excellent problem identification, analysis and problem- solving skills.
  • Excellent telephone communication, administrative, data entry/retrieval, and computer skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and success in team collaboration
  • Proficiency in MS Office and computerized valuation and CRM programs
  • Working knowledge of Bridal industry standards.
  • Outstanding skills in grading, pricing and appraising watches, gemstones and Bridal jewelry.
  • Three years of jewelry purchasing experience required.
  • Bridal category purchasing experience a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to Travel up to 20%
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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Darryl Jackson makes you his priority! 

    I would say that Darryl Jackson was very professional and helped me in all aspects of my job search.  Darryl took my resume and made it more attractive and appealing, he was also very attentive to my needs and what my expectations were.  What I feel was a key part of the success in our relationship was the constant communication on his part.  Darryl makes it his business to know his client and always speaks to you in a positive manner.  He tries to make you see the good aspects of each individual employer.  In the future if I would need to seek other employment I truly believe I would look for his availability.    


    Luis C

    Darryl Jackson makes you his priority!
  • Thank you all for everything Bruce Leininger!

    Bruce Leininger is an exceptional and irreplaceable asset to Practice & Associates.  Bruce took the time and really get to know me, my passions and personality.  He understood my wants when it came to my career move .  He took the time to talk to me and build a relationship with me.  Bruce had a lot of patience and was always in communication with me in regards to different opportunities.  I respected and appreciated his advice and input.  I will always be grateful to Bruce, as he listened with all his heart.  I will always remember what Bruce has done for my family and I and I will make sure that everyone I know who wants a career change only talks to Bruce!                  


    Sami Simaan

    Thank you all for everything Bruce Leininger!
  • The professionalism and care from Francisco Chevez was simply fantastic! 

    He was so informative, prepped to give me the best help whether it was by phone or video call, it gave me the confidence and readiness to succeed in my interview and land the job I was looking for.  He was in constant communication with me and the employer for the entire process, it truly felt like he cared for my needs the entire time and made sure they were met as well.  I am beyond happy with Francisco Chevez and Patrice & Associates, they will be with you 100% during the process and even after to make sure everything is going well. Phenomenal job and thank you so much!      



    The professionalism and care from Francisco Chevez was simply fantastic!
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    He was polite, professional, and fast acting.  He listened to what I was looking for and was impactful in his decision making.  His communication was open and offered a hand at anytime.  He made the job seeking hunt 10x easier and made it a seamless process.  I would recommend Chris and his services to anyone!    

    Jessica Pritz

    Chris Bovio has been helpful through and through. 
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    I appreciate your help Sarah. You have been professional and helped me throughout this process. Thank you for helping me with the GM opportunity.        

    Andre F

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