Assistant Merchant, Hybrid
Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkosh.com, www.cartersoshkosh.ca, and www.carters.com.mx. The Company’s Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, its Just One You brand is available at Target, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.
Baby Clothing, Kids Clothes, Toddler Clothes | Carter's
Shop for baby clothing, baby necessities and essentials at Carters.com, the most trusted name in baby, kids, and toddler clothing. Shop our selection of cute baby & kids clothing.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Partner with Director to develop and manage seasonal line structure to drive growth.
Analyze POS data on a weekly basis, for multi-channel business. Identify and summarize performance trends and areas of opportunity.
Develop awareness of competitive landscape and report on findings.
Develop strong relationships with cross-functional team (product, sourcing, design, forecasting, sales, buying).
Owner of style set-up in Line Plan System: Understand complexities of database, and impacts to other systems. Strong attention to detail, ability to keep up with line changes in the system.
Owner of Line Sheets: partnering with Design and Creative Services to ensure selling tools are properly updated for all key forecasts and meetings.
Own packaging and marketing requests.
Participate in costing activities and analysis.
Secondary Duties & Responsibilities
Ability to fill in and perform key tasks of Director of Merchandising
Develop presentation skills
Identify new trends and have an eye for product
Job Requirements - Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of retail metrics and sales
Strong working knowledge of Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations
Detail oriented and organized
Demonstrated ability working cross-functionally and leading a team
Ability to hit concurrent deadlines, manage and prioritize own workload
Demonstrates strong presentation and influencing skills
Prior Work Experience and Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required
merchandising, retail sales, buying experience or internship strongly preferred
Travel to stores required for market knowledge
Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: JR12868