Merchandise Buyer

Merchandising Meriden, Connecticut


As part of the Frasers Group out of the UK, Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports operate brick and mortar stores in the Northeast, EMS adventure schools, and continue to expand the company websites - and

We are looking for the right individual to join our merchant group as a Buyer.  This position is a hybrid with your time spent in the office in Meriden, CT, traveling and working remotely from home. 

We are offering the right individual an opportunity to launch your career and develop your skills in a dynamic environment while contributing to the success of Bob’s and EMS. You have the potential to gain valuable experience while working with business partners in many areas of the business including: Marketing, E-commerce and Distribution.

Here is what we are looking for...

  • Recent Graduate with evident academic achievement.
  • A thorough understanding of retail math.
  • Ability to work with cross functional groups.
  • Proficient in using MS Office – particularly Excel.
  • An analytical mind set; enjoys digging in and coming up with recommendations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; comfortable communicating with all levels.
  • Interest in retail buying.

Here is what we offer you...

We are committed to providing a diverse benefits package designed with options to help satisfy all the health care needs of our full-time employees and their families.  Some of our best benefits come with our culture. We’re fun! We’re fast! We’re casual!

Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Group term life insurance – Company paid
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • Short-Term Disability – Company paid
  • Long-Term Disability – Company paid
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary benefits such as Pet Insurance and Critical Illness coverage

We are an equal opportunity employer. We know that the more diverse our workplace is, the more creativity and perspective we will have as a company. We offer a dynamic career opportunities and generous employee discounts.