Retail Inventory Specialist

Scottsdale, AZ
30+ days ago

Job Description


Butterfly Wonderland Retail Inventory Specialist is a dedicated individual who can oversee in achieving in the best way possible the stocking and inventory management, merchandising talent as needed for the success of the retail store – Butterfly Treasures Gift Shop. Fostering a positive teamwork atmosphere, detailed, organized, independent attention to the overall retail product experience.


· Friendly, positive attitude with experience in retail sales; preferably entertainment venues with gift store specific items that create memories for the guest purchases.

· An example of being patient, kind, respectful, guest service focused, honest, and committed in interacting with one another as well as guests of all ages.

· Analytically minded assisting the buyer in maintaining and managing inventory controls and records by utilizing an inventory management software system

· A high comfort level of understanding and working with a computer system that generates inventory reporting, creating of merchandise plus, purchase orders, process’ receiving for the retail store.

· Understands and willing to learn the wholesale to retail process and the profit to cost of goods results.

· Assist buyer on levels of replenishing, analyzing inventory from sold, damage, missing inventory, incorrectly marked.

· Open communication with buyer and store manager of any inventory issues relating to large discrepancies in damages or missing inventory.

· Ability to work/create excel reports – import/exporting of department analytics.

· Work closely with staff in maintaining inventory control of levels for reordering, restocking by developing a cycle count program that will produce information of needed inventory to buyer on a bi-monthly reporting by category/vendor.

· Assist on the selling floor with sales when needed for break coverage, vacations.

· Maintain and process all Special-Order product ordering for guests.

· Maintain with retail steam members an order of storage space for back up stock.

· Work a close liaison with Store/Sales Manager on floor coverage.

· Work a close liaison with Store Manager and Store Lead on receiving issues at time of vendor shipment arrivals.

· Work a close liaison with the accounting department on any discrepancies in the receiving process or invoice finalizations, discrepancies.

· Ability to create new vendors, plus, price changes and purchase orders.

· Knowledge in Merchandising and creating stories for visible add on sales; with the knowledge that merchandising is the first step in sales.

· Work with vendor sales representatives as needed for replenishing merchandise with buyer.

· Maintain all vendor catalogs, pricing and floor retail pricing.

· Assist in annual and monthly inventories by developing a system of cycle counts for retail staff to conduct.

· Maintain all web store merchandise by working a close liaison with Digital Marketing Director on selecting merchandise, supplying descriptions, and pricing and maintaining the inventory level for selling.

· All other duties as needed/assigned.


· 2-3 years’ experience in retail inventory, stocking or merchandising, customer service and sales.

· Willing to learn.

· Experience with cash handling, tracking, loss prevention and inventory management systems

· Ability to be creative and assist in the merchandising.

· Must be familiar and able to utilize/learn Word, Office and Excel

· Must lead by example, have strong communication skills and be able to work with the public and company vendors.


· Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and/or weekends and holidays.

· Successful completion of all pre-employment screening.

· No history of allergy related to animals or plants, which might interfere with ability to work.

· Employee must be able to occasionally lift, move, carry, push, or pull up to 50lbs.

· Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.

· Ability to use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

· Ability to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs, or crawl.

· Required to frequently talk and hear.

· No impairment of sight, smell, hearing, touch, balance, and agility of movement which might interfere with ability to work.

· Must be able to take directional cues directly or indirectly.

· Ability to work in an environment that may be loud at times.

· Ability to work in all weather conditions, including occasional extreme hot or cold, and wet and/or humid conditions.

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Ability to communicate and relate well to all ages of general public and with co-workers.

· Ability to perceive and respond to verbal and visual direction, as well as surrounding environment.

· Ability to work flexible hours to include weekends and holidays.

· Ability to work as part of a team in a constantly changing environment, as well as individually, with minimum supervision.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No


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