Job Description

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,,, and 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

Baby Clothing, Kids Clothes, Toddler Clothes | Carter's

Shop for baby clothing, baby necessities and essentials at,  the most trusted name in baby, kids, and toddler clothing. Shop our selection of cute baby & kids clothing.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist Buyer to achieve top line sales and profit goals

  • Assist with product samples (receiving/ unpacking and organizing samples, photo shoot sample management, request of missing samples)

  • Generate reporting to include sales and inventory reports, productivity reports,  excess reports, best/worst selling reports, promo reports, and ad hoc requests

  • Partner with assistant buyer for analysis of reporting

  • Assist with purchase order management by keying & modifying orders, maintaining order logs, communicating to customer service, and monitoring order levels

  • In partnership with assistant buyers, support price changes to align with weekly promotional cadence and business needs, including markdowns and ad hoc analysis

  • Partner with planning and allocation to communicate late deliveries and/or cancels, present monthly assortment strategies, and review PO logs

  • Partner with Buying, Visual, and Retail operations teams to help create communications for the stores. This communication includes sign placement guides, action packs, product tests, quality issues, and POS issues.

  • Support with seasonal buy preparation, including line structure, historical reporting, buy review set-up and take-down

  • Special Projects as assigned (examples: productivity analysis, market research, lab setup, ad hoc analysis, trend analysis)

  • Visit store locations to conduct research and analysis for a final project to be presented at the completion of the internship

  • Shadow merchandise analysts, assistant planners, and site coordinators to better understand the retail merchandising structure

  • Gain exposure to the overall buy process from planning to presentation to leadership by attending seasonal meetings, line structure meetings, and final buy review

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Rquirements

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Analytical, strategic, strong communication, organized 

  • Ability to multi task, detail oriented, flexible

Prior Work Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Seeking bachelor’s degree

  • Retail industry/store associate experience required

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.2 strongly preferred)

  • Enrollment in a Bachelor/Master’s degree program at the time of the internship (certificate programs are not eligible)

  • Availability to start on the designated start date in May

  • Availability to work for a minimum of 10 out of the 11 weeks of the defined internship period which runs from May-August

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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