• Temp - Food Buyer Purchasing - Madison Square

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


    The Temp – Food Buyer Purchasing is responsible for:

    • The competitive bidding and purchase of goods, equipment and services for the Food & Merchandise Department at Madison Square Garden. 
    • Purchase food and/or foodservice products in proper quantities which maximizes service levels and inventory turns. Negotiate the best prices, programs and promotions.
    • Perform needed tracking and updates to maintain zero tolerance pricing errors. Evaluate competitive suppliers, products, prices, and programs.


    Ideal candidate will have at least two years buying experience preferred in the Food Services Industry.

    • Previous negotiating experience preferred. Must be computer literate and possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and spreadsheet programs. Ability to calculate discounts, proportions, percentages and volume required. Requires effective written and oral communication skills,
    • Strong organization, follow-up, and attention to detail required to operate in a busy environment with high stress levels and critical deadlines.
    • Must be available to work nights and weekends.
    • This is a Part Time role but hours may flex up.






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