Assistant Buyer, January 2023 Executive Development Program

Carters Inc.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted 20 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Manufacturing,Retail
Job Description

Carters, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carters and OshKosh Bgosh 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 Companys 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. Carters 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 (Tasks, duties and responsibilities most important to get the job done)

  • Assist Buying team to achieve top line sales and profit goals.
  • Report management (generate & analyze on a daily basis to include sales/inv. reports, productivity reports, excess reports, best/worst selling reports, promo reports, and ad hoc requests).
  • Create product guides for each seasonal buy.
  • eCommerce site management (Site scrubbing for each marketing event, manage sneak peek lifecycle, ensure product goes live on time). Partner with merch coordinators.
  • Purchase order/inventory management (keying & modifying orders, maintaining order logs, execute inventory sharing, track late/early deliveries). May include outside vendor management.
  • Support Assistant buyer with price management for both channels.
  • Style Management (update hierarchy in FLEX PLM, Assist buying team with Anaplan style set up).
  • Seasonal buy preparation (line structure, historical reporting, Anaplan maintenance).
  • Manage product samples (receiving/ unpacking and organizing samples, photo shoot sample management, request missing samples).
  • Special Projects (productivity analysis, ad hoc analysis, trend analysis, competitive analysis).

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements (minimum competencies required for job performance)

  • 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

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.2 GPA or higher strongly preferred) at time of graduation
  • Required to have graduated within 6 months of class start date
  • Must be able to start in the role full-time by January 2023

In order for your application to be complete, you must complete an assessment. This assessment should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

Please note: Your application will not be fully submitted until the assessment is complete.

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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