Those pursuing a buyer career or assistant buyer career role at Belk are responsible for the overall merchandising direction of a category or department with the goal of meeting or exceeding sales, margin and turn targets. Buyers in our buyer career or assisant buyer career field maintain a singular focus on the product and customer by incorporating competitive intelligence, customer insight, and business analysis. Buyers in our buyer career or assistant buyer career field are responsible for the purchase and negotiation of merchandise as well as the open-to-buy process. Buyers partner with Planners to develop strategies to maximize business opportunities.
- Buyer (Coming Soon)
- Associate Buyer (Coming Soon)
- Assistant Buyer (Coming Soon)
- Merchandising Assistant (Coming Soon)
The Planner oversees the financial direction of a department in order to meet or exceed sales, margin and turn targets. Planners and those seeking a planner career or assistant planner career must develop seasonal merchandise financial and by-door plans, identify and plan replenishment items, develop allocation strategy, and support the Buyer. Planners and those seeking a planner career or assistant planner career also support Buyers in assortment and buy-planning by layering assortments and validating initial allocation volumes. In-season, Planners—and those seeking a planner career or assistant planner career-analyze product performance and make recommendations that maximize business opportunities.