Retail Buyer and Marketing Specialist

Bald Head Island Conservancy Published: March 28, 2024
Bald Head Island, NC
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Sales & Marketing

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The Bald Head Island Conservancy is an environmental non-profit organization that champions the sustainability of barrier islands through environmental research and stewardship. Bald Head Island (BHI) is a barrier island on the SE NC coast accessible only via ferry from Southport, NC.


Staff are involved in conservation research with government agencies and university scientists; education programs for island visitors, residents, and school groups; retail sales through our Turtle Central Gift Shop; and operation of our well-known Sea Turtle Protection Program. We are seeking an experienced professional to join our team as the Retail Buyer and Marketing Specialist within our Turtle Central Gift Shop. 


  • Develop and implement digital marketing strategies to drive online traffic to the company’s websites and social media platforms
  • Manage and optimize performance marketing campaigns across various channels, including social media advertising
  • Run and analyze sales and inventory reports to inform order needs
  • Place merchandise orders and process purchase orders
  • Research potential vendors and products
  • Attend new product trade shows


  • 2+ years purchasing and/or inventory management experience and retail merchandise buying
  • Quickbooks proficiency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create compelling content for various digital channels
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment


  • Reports directly to Director of Finance and Business Operations
  • Full-time position with health, dental, disability benefits
  • Ferry tickets and parking at mainland ferry terminal are provided
  • Standard M-F work week with occasional duties in evenings, weekends, and holidays


  • Salary range is $35-40K+ based on experience.


  • Please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to the Director of Finance and Business Operations Diane Cahoon.
  • Application deadline is March 20, 2024.  Anticipated start is mid-April.

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