The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona. The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 10,000 associates. The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.
Cato is seeking aggressive, energetic professionals with a desire to achieve a successful career path in merchandising for its Merchandise Assistant and Assistant Buyer positions.
Merchandise Assistant - This position is responsible for entering, maintaining and organizing purchase orders; ensuring timely delivery of merchandise; requesting and organizing all samples; communicating with outside vendors, stores and the distribution center; as well as performing other clerical duties to support the buying teams.
Assistant Buyer - This position is responsible for identifying emerging fashion and color trends and customizing popular styles to Cato’s standards for quality, fit and price. The Assistant Buyer position allows top individuals to join Cato and receive the essential education and training necessary to develop their career in merchandising.
Assistant Buyer candidates will possess retail experience, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to think critically and multitask and proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office. College degree preferred.
Merchandise Assistant candidates will possess proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to work independently; excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Merchandise or data entry experience is preferred. Candidates should hold a Bachelor degree or commensurate retail experience.
For consideration, resumes and salary history may be submitted to The Cato Corporation, Attn: Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC 28234, fax to [ Phone number blocked ] - URL blocked - click to apply or email [ Email removed ] - ||. EOE/Drug Testing