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Diamond and Gemstone Buyer

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James Free Jewelers is looking for a Senior Gemologist and Diamond Buyer who will provide the expertise to appraise merchandise; order, select, quality check, and price diamonds and gemstones; provide trade-in and estate buying values; buy and manage diamond, gemstone, and estate jewelry inventory.

The Senior Gemologist works closely with the Director of Merchandising and Owner to ensure we always have the appropriate inventory on hand. The Senior Gemologist also works closely with the Store Managers and Sales Staff to increase loose diamond sales and train on diamonds and colored gemstones.

About the Job:

  • Manage Diamond Inventory: Effectively manage the loose diamond inventory; working within stock and sales plans, ensuring all stores have adequate diamonds on hand to maximize sales.
    -Manage aged diamond and gemstone inventory with strategies such as marking down the price, stock balancing, liquidating, or mounting.
    -Provide the necessary information on diamond papers to accurately and fully describe the stone.
    -Ensure diamond inventory is priced competitively and accurately.
    -Ensure stone certifications have correct labels. Take responsibility for reasonable stock job stone turnaround time.
  • Purchase loose diamonds: Assist Owner and/or purchase loose diamonds for stock. Must have experience with the international diamond market. Including contacting global agents and traveling to India and more.

Requirements:

  • Requires GIA Graduate Gemologist degree and maintained certification
  • Must be able to travel between store locations when needed
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Please send all resumes in strict confidence to [email protected]