Looking for candidates who have a desire to start a career in Retail Buying, Planning or Inventory Mgmt. This open position is a way to get that career started with a successful and growing retailer. Prefer someone with a Fashion Merchandising, Management or Supply Chain Mgmt. degree with a solid retail background. If you're currently in retail and looking to further your career in Buying, Planning or Inventory Mgmt without the long retail hours then this could be the career for you. The Allocator I role is responsible for the daily decisions that will influence sales and profitability in our stores by allocating the right product to the right store in the right quantity at the right time. The Allocator I must be able to analyze market trends and conditions, store inventory levels, product content and assortment, demographic requirements to make sound decisions that deliver assigned category sales, margin and turnover goals. This role requires strong analytical skills as well as being a strong communicator, able to work in a team environment, and able to be a positive influence with other team members. Initially, the Allocator I generally follows the lead of other areas for most decisions, but is expected, as experience grows; to make most allocation decisions for his/her own area.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred in a retail environment.