Apply Now

Or use your social account

Position Summary:

Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. ( is the nation’s largest privately owned department store company with over 300 Belk stores and 23,000 associates located in 16 states with revenues of $4 billion and growing. was awarded the Fastest Growing E-Retailer recognition from Internet Retailer Magazine in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Recently named in Stores Magazine as one of the Top 50 online retailerswe are also philanthropic and provided over $19.0 million in support to local communities, education initiatives, and breast cancer. In 2013, we proudly celebrated our 125th anniversary with a continued commitment to our mission, “To satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that our customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve.” We are investing heavily in business areas like IT, Omni-Channel, Ecommerce, and Innovation and are looking for talented people to join our diverse and inclusive Belk team.


Position Summary

The Merchandise Assistant is responsible for compiling, processing, disseminating and maintaining merchandise information for their designated Buying area.  The Merchandise Assistant will also provide additional clerical support to Buyers and Assistant Buyers.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

Item Database

·         Set up and maintain items in Belk’s Item Database for special orders

·         Set up items in database

·         Enter price changes

Purchase Order Management

·         Create and input orders into Purchase Order Management system

·         Change and update purchase orders as needed

·         Process Return To Vendor (RTV's) / damaged merchandise/ returns

·         Maintain shipping log for orders

·         Track shipping and receipts

Administrative / Clerical

·         Prepare specification sheets for advertising

·         Administer sample programs for advertising

·         Knowledge of IMS 2 in order to pull results of circulars, tests, and special events

·         Copying, faxing, and filing for Buyer and Assistant Buyer

·         Prepare Excel spreadsheets for report formats as required

·         Prepare PowerPoint presentations as needed


Position Requirements

Education & Experience

·         Four-year college degree preferred

·         Familiar with standard PCs and business software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

·         Advanced computer navigational skills

·         Proficient analytical skills


·         Ability to perform light to medium lifting

·         Ability to load/unload freight or samples

·         Ability to operate computer & keyboard

·         Ability to manipulate merchandise both hanging & folding

Apply Now Or use your social account

Back to Job List