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Summer 2020 Internship Program - Merchandising

DATE:  Nov 29, 2019
CITY:  Columbus

Req #: 90248 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Buying/Merchandising 

 

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. The Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found at www.designerbrands.com.

 

Summer 2020 Merchandising Intern

 

**DSW will have several Merchandising opportunities available for Summer 2020. The specific categories will be defined by the end of 2019.

DSW Buyers research fashion trends to get the right product into our stores that our customers will love! Our Buyers are also implementing assortments plans to maximize gross profit by coordinating sales, margin, inventory turnover, promotions and markdowns for their specific categories.

The Merchandising interns will assists the Buyers with all aspects of style (product) and purchase order processing. At the end of the program, interns will have a better understanding of the Merchandising function within DSW.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Retail Industry
  • Strong communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Internships will begin summer 2020 (Mid to late May) and last for 12 weeks.
  • All interns are full-time, paid positions
  • All interns must be able to pay for their own housing and transportation while in Columbus
  • Only the candidates who meet the internship requirements will be contacted for interviews
  • All interns will be required to complete a project at the end of the internship program

 

 

Please note that all internship postings will be taken down October 30th and phone interviews will begin in October. Only viable candidates will be contacted to continue in the process.

Designer Brands believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities.  We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws.  Designer Brands also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Director, or by contacting Human Resources at HR-DSW@dswinc.comDesigner Brands will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on Designer Brands. For any inquiries related to the hiring process, please reach out to DSWTalentAcquisition@dswinc.com. © 2019 Designer Brands Inc. All rights reserved.


 

Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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