Thursday, May 27, 2010

Corporate Merchandise Internship Program (LA)

Corporate Merchandise Internship Program

Our present and past CEO’s were all Buyers, so whether you are interested in Planning & Allocation, Buying, or Executive Management, TJX’s CORPORATE MERCHANDISE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM will give you what you need to be successful. It teaches you how to run the retail business from behind the scenes and develops future leaders in our Merchandising Division. Merchandising is comprised of two divisions, Merchandise Planning & Allocation and Merchandise Buying. These divisions work together to drive sales and profits for TJX. We will invest in you, your development and your future. In return, we look for you to use your strong analytical, problem-solving, creative and leadership skills to strategically drive the TJX businesses during your internship.

WHO we’re looking for:

•Sophomores and Juniors

•All majors with a GPA of 3.2 or above

•Strong numbers, analytical and strategic skills are critical

•Excellent communicators who work well in teams

•Students with proven leadership abilities

•Self-starters who can multi-task in a fast-paced business environment

•Creative thinkers who are willing to take calculated risks

WHAT we offer:

•Informative workshops, networking opportunities and social events

•Classroom and on the job training

•Store visits and vendor visits with Planning and Buying Teams

•Interaction with all levels of management

•Most interns spend the summer working in our Corporate Headquarters located just outside Boston, but there are opportunities to work in one of our Satellite Buying Offices in NYC or Los Angeles

HOW You Showcase Your Talent:

•Analyze weekly sales reports to develop merchandise strategies and allocate product

•Communicate and resolve merchandise issues with Distribution Centers and Buyers

•Interact with Planning, Buying and Merchandising Executives

•Offer creative input to drive sales through store visits and competitive shopping

•Complete special projects as assigned

•Responsibilities will vary depending on location and your specific placement in buying or planning

WHERE the Internship can take you:

•Tremendous opportunity to secure a full time position or second internship in Merchandising

•Ultimately, into a defined career path with unlimited growth potential in Planning, Buying or Executive Management

Let your passion for retail shine in this Fortune 200 company, where it is never the same place twice. If you are a creative thinker, have an analytical mind and an entrepreneurial spirit then this internship is the right one for you! The selection process for the internship program is extremely competitive, please be sure to complete all steps in applying for full consideration.

Posted By Magie Fong

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