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Merchandising Manager
Sports Basement

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Job Overview

Job Posted
14 days ago
$50k-60k per year
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Job Description

Sports Basement Presidio is looking for an awesome Merchandising Manager.

Do you thrive on being productive? Do you excel in leading a small energetic team? Do you enjoy seeing your accomplishment at the end of each day? Do you like to get a workout while you're working? If so, this may be the perfect role for you. Sports Basement is looking to hire the right candidate to lead our Merchandising Team.

The Merch Team is comprised of 4-5 full-time rock stars including the Merch Manager. The Merch Team is responsible for getting all product out of the Receiving Department and onto various fixtures in a creative, organized, and clean manner. The Merch Team will follow the lead and direction of the Merch Manager and work together or separately to accomplish each day's tasks. Specific tasks include keeping all merchandising fixtures and supplies organized and stocked, consolidating product to make room for incoming product, and creating compelling displays to sell the product from. There is room for advancement with proven skills and productivity/results. This is a fun and creative position for the person who loves to accomplish a lot in a day and takes pride in the outcome of their work.

Schedule: Full-time, Monday to Friday.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and direct a team of 4-5 full-time staff.
  • Set tasks for the day and delegate tasks with timelines.
  • Train in best practices and merchandising techniques.
  • Keep pace and energy up to accomplish each days tasks.
  • Meet weekly with store managers to determine store needs/priorities.
  • Work closely with the Receiving department to identify product coming to the floor and prepare departments for the product.
  • Complete day-specific tasks on schedule.
  • Ordering and creating merchandising fixtures, supplies, and materials.
  • Responsible for hiring and training as needed.
  • Review Teardown and Comp reports for merch issues and opportunities.
  • Provide buyers with feedback to improve their inventory.


  • The desire and ability to accomplish all the challenges a day throws at you.
  • Ability to read and analyze reports in a way that helps direct your efforts.
  • Be a strong leader; have fun, be great for your team, and hold your team to a high standard of productivity.
  • Being creative in keeping displays interesting, fresh, and exciting.
  • Likes to, and is good at solving spatial puzzles and challenges.
  • Previous experience in merchandising is a huge plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Personable, outgoing, and articulate.
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally in written and verbal situations.


$50,000 to $60,000 salary, depending on experience.

We went above and beyond with our benefits, too! You'll get:

  • Full health, dental, and optical coverage (full-time staff)
  • Participation in our profit-sharing bonus pool (full-time staff)
  • 40% off our already low prices. . . for life! (after you work 2,000 hours)
  • A kitchen fully stocked with free, tasty, healthy food for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner
  • A free flight every time you work the equivalent of one full year
  • Free skiing, camping, and biking trips with our Out of the Basement program
  • Free use of our rental gear
  • Up to $1,000 per year in event and race fee reimbursements
  • 401(k) plan
  • Stock options program (full-time staff)
  • Flexible schedule for students

How to apply

  • Please fill out our online application here.

Then email your resume and cover letter to

About Sports Basement

Sports Basement is a growing sporting goods retailer with eight locations in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as an online store. We take pride in selling the best brands at basement prices, but if you've ever been to the Basement, you probably know that that description doesn't really do us justice. Learn more about us at or watch this video:

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