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Store Manager

Store Manager

Store Manager

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If you are a CURRENT Carter’s employee, you MUST apply through the Internal Career Link within the My Career & Performance app in Workday.  Do not apply using the below external application.

Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh 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 Company’s 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. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at

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Love what you do. Carter’s Careers

As a Store Manager, you and the team you lead will be the first face of the brand for growing families.  You and the team you lead will be there to congratulate new parents and grandparents, introduce them to our new baby essentials, help prep them for the first day of school, and all the big and little moments on their parenting journey. We're looking for a leader who fosters a welcoming and inclusive environment, values and optimizes skills and talents, and continually educates themselves and their team on product styles, features, and benefits. You’ll coach your teams to reach their potential, to become brand and product experts, and own their careers.

What we love about Carter’s:

Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop, and Little Planet brands. Carter’s is the #1 most-purchased children’s clothing brand.* We’ve become an industry leader by providing quality - from the first Original Bodysuit® to the lasting careers we offer our team. We’ve kept our close-knit culture since our founding, and we invest in our teams with training and development programs, so we all succeed together. A Carter’s career doesn’t feel like a job. It feels like connections, between customers, teams, and families. Caring, teamwork, flexibility, and growth are what make us different. What’s not to love?

Benefits we love:

  • Schedules that fit your life. Maintaining balance is important to us, which is why your schedule will allow you to focus on all aspects of your life.
  • Benefits and perks that make life better, including health benefits, mental health benefits, a 30% discount on our brands, referral bonuses, and much more! 
  • Advance You Program, which helps earn a GED or a bachelor’s degree tuition-free or learn English as a second language!
  • Paid time off, holidays, and parental leave, as well as adoption assistance, charitable matching gifts, and much more!
  • The opportunity to build skills and grow as an individual. We provide professional and personal development to help shape your career.
  • Development programs to help you grow in your current role and beyond. Whether you’re looking to join us for a short while or a long-term career, you will grow at Carter’s.

What you’ll do:

  • Build a talent pipeline through networking and recruiting; develop succession plans by training and developing your team
  • Foster a positive, safe, and inclusive work environment for employees to collaborate and recognize performance to increase employee engagement
  • Grow leaders through providing direction, delegation, and investing in their development
  • Create a genuine customer focus on the sales floor by leading and directing the Leader on Duty program
  • Welcome customers with a warm greeting and provide assistance with our product styles, features, and benefits
  • Build customer loyalty through directing and coaching the team on the benefits of customer participation in our Loyalty programs, including credit
  • Execute Company’s direction on merchandising and operations; manage payroll and budgets
  • Understand and analyze Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and identify behaviors to drive results
  • Seamlessly lead and integrate an omnichannel experience ensuring teams are trained on the tools available
  • Reduce loss through a consistent level of customer service, education, and operational controls

Qualities we’d love in a candidate:

  • A positive and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills inclusive of leading, directing, and executing multiple tasks at once
  • Proficient computer and technology skills (Outlook, Excel, Web navigation, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of retail or related management experience leading direct reports
  • A high school diploma or GED

You can:

  • Lift 40 pounds as needed, with frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, and pulling
  • Stand or walk for extended periods of time; climb up and down a ladder
  • Provide availability that may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled, with a minimum of two closing shifts a week

Carter’s for all:

Carter's is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran).

NOTE: This job description is not all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description. Carter’s may reasonably alter your duties, responsibilities, job title, and location.


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