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CVB Retail and Inventory Control Coordinator

City of Grapevine

Location: Grapevine, TX 76099
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 11, 2023
$56,464.72 - $79,050.40 Annually
Grapevine, TX
Job Type
Job Number
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Opening Date
Closing Date
12/17/2023 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Job Summary Manages and coordinates all merchandising responsibilities throughout the Convention and Visitors Bureau.   Responsibilities include purchasing and product selection, inventory control, tracking costs and revenues, auditing each location, and preparing daily deposits.
Essential Functions 1.    Oversees all merchandising efforts throughout the CVB.  Including the CVB Lobby, Visitor Information Center at Grapevine Main, Grapevine Vintage Railroad On-Board and Depot, Nash Farms, Festivals, and Palace/Lancaster Theater.
2.    Performs regular and on-going inventory control procedures at all CVB locations including Grapevine Vintage Railroad TABC compliance.
3.    Creates and utilizes wholesale buying methods to ensure most cost-effective purchasing of product.
4.    Responsible for the coordination and branding of promotional items to ensure highest possible sales return.
5.     Coordinates with CVB staff on the purchase of all special event merchandise.
6.    Responsible for internal control audits and reconciliation of each merchandising location.
7.    Researches promotional sales items at similar locations throughout the regions to incorporate local, national and international trends.
8.    Responsible for purchasing and inventory promotional items for a variety of sales missions and FAMS on an annual basis.
9.    Develops a complete working knowledge of Grapevine’s retailer experience including all of its attractions and amenities.
10.    Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.
11.    Regular and timely attendance are required for this position.
12.    Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers and others in the course of daily work.
•    Must be able to ensure a timely and appropriate merchandising strategy for branded products promoting Grapevine as a leisure and group sales destination.
•    Must be able to oversee multiple locations of retail sales including on-board beverage sales on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad (GVRR)
•    Must be able to facilitate the coordination, development and production of branded products to promote Grapevine as a leisure and convention sales destination.
•    Must be able to manage the coordination of multiple wholesale purchasing contracts.
•    Ability to create or recognize high impact branded products that will result in increased sales and promotions.
•    Must understand basic principles of merchandising, wholesale buying, inventory control systems, and cost of goods sold financial statements
•    Ability to utilize POS procedures, methods and equipment including computer software.
•    Must have outstanding organizational skills.
•    Must be able to develop a complete working knowledge of Grapevine, including all of its attractions and amenities.
Requires two years of college plus five years of experience in retail/ inventory or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Flexibility to work irregular hours/schedules and overnight travel.
Must pass a Federal/National criminal background check. Must have a valid Texas driver's license with an acceptable driving record as defined by City policy.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is rarely exposed to disagreeable environmental factors.   There will be occasional exposure to outdoor weather elements as the position requires working outdoors during CVB sponsored events throughout the normal course of the year.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to perform light to medium work that involves walking or standing, use the computer keyboard and mouse, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear, stand, walk, and stoop, or crouch.  This position requires occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  This job requires the ability to work in an office environment where the noise level is usually moderate.
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the job requirements change.