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:

As a Sample Coordinator you will support Product Development, Sales and Marketing processes by providing excellent organizational and administrative support.  PD/Samples Coordinator will manage all sample ordering, packing, organizing and distribution for multiple busy, deadline-oriented teams. PD/Sample Coordinator will handle shipping/receiving duties for total company as needed. Position also entails digital file structure and collaboration software set-up and maintenance, plus other administrative support responsibilities, while learning the product development process.

70% Sample Coordination

  • Ordering, tracking, and distributing samples from overseas vendors in support of Design/PD process, as well as Sales & Marketing needs.

  • Consolidating samples and other materials in NY office, packing, shipping and tracking as needed to meet photoshoot, marketing, sales and other deadlines.

  • Ordering production goods from domestic distribution centers for various departments and purposes, plus tracking to ensure business needs are met.

  • Organizing many samples within limited space in our NYC office, lending out as needed, and tracking to ensure interdepartmental needs for sample access/use are met.

  • Managing packing/shipping materials to ensure adequate supplies are on hand to support all teams’ needs.

  • Managing the photo sample process between NY office and Atlanta-based studio. As well as marketing lifestyle photoshoot.

  • Managing spare parts procedure, including coordinating needs between US-based Consumer Affairs team, International team and China office.

  • Managing approvals review process for items in development.

  • Photographing and cataloging samples during development.

  • Managing invoices for relevant expenses.

  • Assisting in showroom set-ups as needed, including ordering product, setting and re-setting to meet business needs.

20% File management

  • Organize and maintain digital file structure and collaboration platform, including creation of new project folders/pages and archiving files at project completion.

  • Assist in creating forms needed for import and other teams as needed.

  • Support design team by organizing and maintaining the materials library.

10% Research and Administration

  • Research and purchase competitive samples as needed.

  • Additional admin duties and PD support as required.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • 4-year degree

  • 0-2 years of experience in CPG product development

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator preferred

  • Children’s product experience a plus

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis

  •  Compensation for this position ranges from $25 - $30 based on experience

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.

Application Instructions

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