Bass Pro Shops Merchant in Springfield, Missouri


Responsible for the sourcing, selection and vendor negotiations for product and the achievement of merchandising plan for the assigned area.


  • Accountable for sales, gross margin, turnover, GMR01j, cooperative advertising, fill rate, BPS brand management, retail in stocks, and inventory management.

  • Develops the merchandising strategy and financial plans for the department.

  • Selects and develops product pursuant to the Company’s strategic plan for the area and identifies opportunities for proprietary brand merchandise. Responsible for vendor negotiations.

  • Determines assortment to be offered in each business and recommends pricing by location based on various factors including awareness off competition.

  • Responsible for all activities associated with the area’s presentation in all channels of distribution.

  • Plans all promotions and ads for all channels of distribution, coordinates Incentive program product offerings and provides product information as needed.

  • Responsible for management of discontinued product, overstocks, outlet needs, inventory aging etc.

  • Responsible of integrity of all system data including accurate SKU, vendor and cost information.

  • Supervises Assistant Merchandiser, Merchandising Assistant and Inventory Specialists. Responsible for training, development and performances management of applicable subordinates.

  • Performs other duties/special projects as assigned.