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.

How You’ll Make an Impact:

50% of time creating ladder plans and analyzing current and historical trends against them and LY

- Develop, execute, and communicate strategic merchandise and financial plans that support the merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives for assigned accounts

- Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by department and classification. Communicate risk and propose corrective action

20% of time managing account plan

- Manage account planning process to achieve or exceed revenue and profitability goals with professionalism and integrity

10% of time reviewing end of season performance

- Monitor end of season retailer profitability and suggest actions to reduce retailer markdowns and maximize margin

20% of time on ad hoc requests

- Complete various support requests from senior leadership and sales leaders which often have short deliverable timeframes

External Communication Responsibility:

- Position often communicates with external customer peers regarding product performance & business trends

Secondary Functions:

- Participate in customer’s seasonal line reviews and planning sessions

- Work with cross functional partners on seasonal projects

We’d Love to Hear from You if:

Must Have:

- Computer literate including advanced spreadsheet skills - create new formats for data collection and reporting

- High level of oral and written communication skills

- Knowledge of retail fashion industry and/or children’s business

- Ability to build solid, productive cross functional relationships/partnerships that positively impact the business

- Exhibits the ability to skillfully overcome obstacles

- BS or BA degree and 3+years’ experience in retail/wholesale planning or equivalent business analysis.

- Periodic travel to customers and headquarters for sales and service-related meetings

OurTeam Members:

  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values

  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment

  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients

  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely

  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes

Make a Career at Carter’s:

  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess.


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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