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Construction
Purchasing Coordinator

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant, hands-on experience (retail industry experience preferred)
  • Associate Degree or equivalent professional experience required
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required
  • Familiarity with Expesite, Big Sky, and/ or On Base preferred
  • Highly organized, self motivated, independent thinker and works with minimal direction
  • Ability to track and report relevant information utilizing computerized systems

Job Responsibilities

  • Audit and approve all supply requisitions in Expesite and/ or Big Sky software systems
  • Approve all invoices assigned to certain categories in On Base software system
  • Prepare and distribute weekly flat file in Expesite and Big Sky
  • online supply ordering system catalog in Big Sky; updating all relevant information pertaining to photographs of new product offerings, pricing, etc.
  • Research inquiries from the stores and field management about the status of fulfillment of supply order requisitions and reply accordingly
  • Create Purchase Orders and manage change orders for new stores
  • Identify and research prospective suppliers for operating supplies
  • Source for suppliers to fulfill ad hoc supply requests
  • Prepare and place purchase orders with suppliers and track orders to ensure receipt
  • Partner with Store Planning, Marketing and Operations to coordinate rollouts for all new stores
  • Monitor new store and operating supplies’ inventory levels to ensure future needs are adequately supported
  • Ensure that suppliers deliver on time and address matters with suppliers regarding late shipments
  • Resolve issues when purchase orders are received with damaged items, inferior products or other problems
Construction Project Manager

Qualifications

  • BS in Construction Management, Architectural or Civil Engineering
  • 3-5 years of relevant, hands-on experience
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD LT or other computer aided drafting suite
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and revise construction drawings
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule due to seasonality of construction and travel to job sites.
  • Ability to multitask and solve complicated construction and design problems
  • Relentless attention to detail is a requirement
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the construction process and provide updates and reports to the appropriate internal and external business partners
  • Resolve any issues that may arise, by providing solutions and/or guidance and reporting any impact to operations, the schedule and the budget
  • Be the primary contact for the operations team
  • Manage any issues/conditions relevant to the terms of the Lease including but not limited to: Survey prospective sites and review conditions, negotiate with Landlords any construction items, provide budgets that reflect site conditions, review and approve construction documents for conformity to Lease and relevance to site conditions
  • Report site conditions and provide guidance for store design
  • Track Landlord construction progress, review sites/conditions and conduct delivery inspection with Landlords
  • Conduct Five Below construction RFP process with General Contractors, negotiate final construction contract
  • Determine construction schedule, manage the job schedule with vendors and coordinators and conduct final inspection with the store opening team, identifying any deficiencies
  • Ensure that all outstanding Landlord or Five Below construction related punch list items are completed to satisfaction at the appropriate time
  • Provide cost guidance with respect to any changes to the project
  • Review all construction related costs on all projects, identify any potential opportunities for savings and value engineer
  • Periodically conduct the RFP process to introduce new vendors in order to capture potential efficiencies and economies
  • Provide guidance to store maintenance regarding potential warranty issues with regards to Landlord or Five Below General Contractor work
  • Manage remodels for existing stores, coordinating all efforts of legal, design, operations and outside vendors
Finance
FP&A Analysts, Merchandising

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 3-5 years progressive financial planning and analysis experience
  • Retail Experience preferred
  • Experience developing and working with financial models, budgeting tools, multi locations/stores, merchandising, distribution… all enhance candidate’s “fit” for this role
  • Solid analytical skills

Interpersonal Skills

  • Must be self-motivated and have ability to multi-task
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Strong internal customer service orientation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with team members and management, team player
  • Must be a problem-solver intent on offering process improvement solutions

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in financial operating systems
  • Skilled at financial analysis, recognizing trends, and communicating results
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with extreme proficiency in Excel

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of budgets and forecast projections
  • Prepare weekly, monthly & quarterly merchandise finance reports and analysis
  • Prepare and analyze merchandising business metrics and as well as other corporate departments
  • On-going cross-functional communication with key members of the Merchandising department
  • Conduct sales and margin analyses for each merchandising department
  • Assist with preparation of budgets and monthly forecast projections
  • Assist with the development of FP&A analytical tools
  • Perform special finance related projects cross functionally with merchandising teams
Human Resources
Regional Human Resource Manager

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Human Resources
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in employee relations in a high volume hourly workforce
  • environment
  • Minimum of 3 years compliance experience with working knowledge of US employment law
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Self-motivated, while demonstrating initiative
  • Ability to coach managers on leadership, management, operational, employee and talent issues
  • Demonstrates collaborative style with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Travel 50% - 60%
  • Strong consultative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated influence and diplomacy at all levels.
  • Unwavering commitment to service and quality

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the regional and district management team, providing them with expert guidance, coaching and support on the full range of talent and employee related issues
  • Work with HR leaders to drive key HR related processes throughout the field
  • Maintain “best in class” HR policies and procedures to ensure effective, fair and consistent administration
  • Ensure strong levels of employee engagement to minimize employee turnover
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team organization to ensure top candidacy of talent
  • Partner with Talent Development team to identify future training opportunities
  • Help identify process improvements to gain efficiencies and accuracy
  • Act as a cultural role model and drive accountability for exhibiting behaviors aligned to our core values
  • Partner with field management to ensure selection, on-boarding and training of new associates integrate effectively into the organization
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues as well as conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Implement strategies to improve overall morale and engagement for the associates
  • Ensure implementation and monitor compliance of existing company policies and programs such as postings, orientation, retention, exit interviews, and revisions to handbooks/manuals and orientation materials. Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as all Company policies and procedures.
  • Provide day to day performance management guidance to management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Provide Human Resources Policy guidance and interpretation
Information Technology
Business Analyst, Store Systems

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required in business or technology related field
  • MUST HAVE Retail Experience ( 2 - 4 years)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in IT related position developing and supporting POS systems
  • Sharpened analytical skills with an orientation to detail
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes.
  • Forward thinker who designs for not only current business needs but, plans for scalability and longer term solutions
  • Self-starter with the ability to work on several projects concurrently
  • Customer focused and results oriented
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time efficiently to ensure the achievement of personal and company objectives.
  • Ability to collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the organization’s needs thru relationships with internal business units (Store Operations, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, and Merchandising) as well as external software and hardware vendors
  • Experience using multiple operating systems including Windows XP, Windows 7, and IOS
  • Experience with supporting mobile POS systems a plus

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform design and analysis of modifications to In-Store systems
  • Work closely with user groups to create functionality specifications for new or upgraded systems
  • Manage any change requests related to the project plans in order to meet the agreed deadlines
  • Responsible for developing test plans and executing the QA process by performing unit, system, regression, and acceptance testing
  • Responsible for piloting and implementing system enhancements
  • Will take an active role in creating system documentation and user documentation
  • Coordinate training for users groups for POS software releases
  • Provide 3rd level support for POS system and associated business processes
  • Ensure that the POS system meets current and future business needs
  • Work with IT vendors and other external business partners on development and service relationships
Information Security Engineer

The Information Security Engineer will be responsible for developing security standards, maintaining compliance with PCI and SOX requirements, and providing support for the firm's global enterprise network. The candidate will actively collaborate with peers across technology to coordinate configuration changes, hardware/software upgrades and implementations as they relate to security initiatives. The candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the organization’s security structure and incident remediation.

Qualifications

  • Experience in the following areas required:
    • 3+ years Administering, supporting, and implementing Windows client (XP+) and server (2003+) computer systems
    • 3+ years Administering, supporting, and implementing IPv4 Networks (switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless access points)
    • Proficient in the following concepts/systems:
      • Active Directory
      • Group Policy
      • Exchange
      • IIS
      • File Sharing Services
      • MSSQL Services
      • Windows Services
      • Linux-based operating systems
      • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Concepts
      • Understanding of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography
      • Understanding of PCI DSS and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations and auditing procedures
    • Proficient in the following networking concepts:
      • Physical and logical design
      • Network debugging/analysis
      • OSI Model
      • Switching
      • Routing and Subnetting
      • Access Control Lists
      • Understanding of Common Networking Protocols such as: TCP, UDP, ICMP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, NTP, HTTP, SNMP, etc.
    • 2+ years Administering, supporting, implementing, and continuous improvement of security solutions in at least 3 of the following areas:
      • Centralized Log Management
      • Information System Event Correlation
      • Secure E-mail Gateway
      • Host-based anti-malware or HIDS/HIPS
      • Network-based anti-malware or NIDS/NIPS
      • Vulnerability Management and Assessment
      • Secure Configuration Management
      • Network Access Control
      • Incident Management
      • Third Party Information Security Service Assessments
    • 1+ years as a Security Incident Handler or Security Analyst
    • Information Security best practices
    • Writing technical, procedural, compliance, and training documentation to be consumed by IT professionals, upper management, end users, and auditors
    • LAN technologies (cabling, wireless, security, etc.)
    • Firewall technologies and concepts (Cisco ASA preferred)
  • Soft skills required:
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently with little oversight to complete tasks and deliverables on time
    • Able to translate information security incident details into plain language for business stakeholders
    • Ability to articulate complex application architecture, configuration, and operation to others in both technical and non-technical terms
    • Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting skills, think analytically while working in a fast paced dynamic and growing IT environment and the flexibility to work with a wide range of technologies.
    • Forward thinker who designs for not only current business needs but, plans for scalability and longer term solutions.
    • Must be able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities while ensuring successful completion of all items in a timely fashion.
    • Works well with others and shows respect for their participation towards common goals
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Drives for results
  • Experience/Education in these areas is a strong plus:
    • Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Networking, Engineering, or a related technical field
    • A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA certification
    • Information Security Certifications from GIAC, Offensive Security, and/or Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
    • Understanding and knowledge of threat actor kill chain methodologies
    • Understanding and Knowledge of well-known malware families such as Dridex, Zeusbot, Spybot, Flame, Conficker, etc.
    • Proficient in malware forensics or reverse engineering malware
    • Proficient in using regular expressions for pattern matching
    • Experience with Dynamic Web Application Security Scanning Technologies, Static Application Security Testing Technologies
    • Knowledge of Technical Indicators of compromise sources and applications to information system data
    • Knowledge of secure hashing algorithms and behavioral indicator principles for identifying malware
    • Proficient with White Hat and Black Hat hacking tools and distributions
    • Experienced in SANS and/or NIST Methodology for Incident Handling
    • Understanding of SANS, CIS, NIST, and/or ISO approaches to Information System Risk/Threat Management

Job Responsibilities

  • Triage and manage PCI and SOX Audits
  • Research and recommend security technologies and initiatives based on business needs and regulatory requirements (PCI, SOX, etc.)
  • Engineering and Administration of Information Security Tools
  • Development of Correlation use cases based on business needs and emerging threats
  • Stay aware of the developing threat landscape in order to proactively adjust tools
  • Develop information security policies and procedures
  • Analyze and respond to information security incidents sourced from the user community, log data, system data, host-based anti-malware systems, network-based antimalware systems, packet analyzers, traffic analyzers, and vulnerability data
  • Proactively identify, assess, and design remediation plan for risks and vulnerabilities in the network
  • Analyzing the current security architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvement
  • Communicate, implement, and maintain security policies and controls
  • Ensure security documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Provide expert level security support and counsel to other teams
  • Manage several vendor relationships
  • Other duties as assigned
Systems Analyst

Five Below’s Business Applications group is looking for an associate developer.  We need a hard-working self-starter who is eager to learn new enterprise-grade systems and technologies while applying their existing knowledge.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required in business or technology related field
  • MUST HAVE Retail Experience (5+ years)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in IT related position
  • Experience and basic understanding of SQL Server or Oracle DBMS
  • Write basic SQL queries
  • Write detailed technical documentation and specifications
  • Ability to work on many projects at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn new enterprise-grade retail applications and become a subject matter expert
  • Solid mathematical aptitude and effective project management skills
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
  • Ability to make effective decisions under pressure
  • Ability to think analytically and should be a problem solver
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information
  • Understands overall job responsibilities
  • Can apply responsibilities to everyday business situations without direction; prioritizes effectively
  • Results oriented and not task oriented
  • Able to perform a wide variety of tasks ; The ability to break down complex processes into simpler parts for analysis and improvement
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage time efficiently, effective communication and excellent follow through to ensure the achievement of personal and company objectives
  • Results oriented, goal oriented, self motivated and customer oriented
  • Collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the organization’s needs thru relationships specific business units (Merchandising, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Replenishment/Allocations, and Distribution)
  • Experience in gathering requirements and the ability to negotiate the “Right Solution” for the business
  • Experience with “Change Management” and the documents required for SOX compliance
  • Experience working with development teams to plan and deliver solutions on time/budget

Preferred Experience

  • Any experience writing C#, and with .NET in general
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience writing SSIS packages using BIDS / SSDT
  • Experience with Analytical tools (SQL, Toad etc.)
  • Knowledge in Oracle and SQL (BIDS)
  • Experience in Share Point
  • Experience in Island Pacific Merchandising Systems
  • Experience working with IBM DB2 / an AS400

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all activities related to supporting and enhancing our supply chain systems
  • Act as an authority and subject matter expert on merchandising, supply chain and warehouse management systems- understand the business user’s function and help them develop more efficient process/procedure
  • Anticipate and identify issues that may negatively impact business and develop/implement technology based solutions. 
  • Support all aspects of IT projects including analysis, design, development, installation and implementation
  • Ensure our merchandising and supply chain systems meet current and future business needs.
  • Work with IT vendors and other outside contacts on development and service relationships.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required
  • Forward thinker who designs for not only current business needs but, plans for scalability and longer term solutions
  • Teamwork oriented- must be a team player willing to help others while also fostering their help in return
  • Must be able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities while ensuring successful completion of all items
  • Providing suggestions to the development team during the development stage of product to meet the client's business needs
  • Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents
  • Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate client
  • Designing and executing the test scripts and test scenarios
  • Coordinating with the groups of business unit who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software
  • Managing any change requests related to the working project plans daily to meet the agreed deadlines
Data Base Administrator

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required in business or technology related field
  • Minimum 5 year experience in a DBA role (Oracle and SQL)
  • Minimum 7 year experience in IT related position
  • Knowledge in Oracle and SQL environments
  • Ability to performance tune SQL executions for both Oracle and SQL instances
  • Experience in Linux/Windows operating system
  • Experience in performing backups and restoration
  • Experience in database upgrades and patches
  • Solid mathematical aptitude and effective project management skills
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
  • Ability to make effective decisions under pressure
  • Ability to think analytically and should be a problem solver
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information
  • Understands overall job responsibilities
  • Can apply responsibilities to everyday business situations without direction; prioritizes effectively
  • Results oriented and not task oriented
  • Able to perform a wide variety of tasks ; The ability to break down complex processes into simpler parts for analysis and improvement
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage time efficiently, effective communication and excellent follow through to ensure the achievement of personal and company objectives
  • Results oriented, goal oriented, self motivated and customer oriented
  • Collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the organization’s needs thru relationships specific business units (Merchandising, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Replenishment/Allocations, and Distribution)
  • Experience in gathering requirements and the ability to negotiate the “Right Solution” for the business
  • Experience with “Change Management” and the documents required for SOX compliance
  • Experience working with development teams to plan and deliver solutions on time/budget
  • Experience with Analytical tools (SQL, Toad etc.) a plus

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all activities related to supporting and enhancing our supply chain systems
  • Act as an authority and subject matter expert on merchandising, supply chain and warehouse management systems- understand the business user’s function and help them develop more efficient process/procedure
  • Anticipate and identify issues that may negatively impact business and develop/implement technology based solutions. 
  • Support all aspects of IT projects including analysis, design, development, installation and implementation
  • Ensure our merchandising and supply chain systems meet current and future business needs.
  • Work with IT vendors and other outside contacts on development and service relationships.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required
  • Forward thinker who designs for not only current business needs but, plans for scalability and longer term solutions
  • Teamwork oriented- must be a team player willing to help others while also fostering their help in return
  • Must be able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities while ensuring successful completion of all items
  • Providing suggestions to the development team during the development stage of product to meet the client's business needs
  • Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents
  • Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate client
  • Designing and executing the test scripts and test scenarios
  • Coordinating with the groups of business unit who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software
  • Managing any change requests related to the working project plans daily to meet the agreed deadlines
Marketing
E-Commerce Category Manager

Reporting to the Senior Manager of E-Commerce Operations, the E-Commerce Category Manager will play a crucial role in building Five Below’s inaugural mobile e-commerce presence and expanding the brand’s omni-channel footprint. S/he will be responsible for managing the site-based merchandising strategies that engage teens and beyond to immerse themselves in Five Below’s signature treasure hunt in stores and now online. This role will collaborate frequently with existing buying, planning, allocation and distribution teams and translate successful offline tactics to the mobile experience. In addition, this role will be an innovator and interface regularly with IT and creative and proactively recommend engagement/conversion initiatives. H/she will be an important team contributor to managing the P&L to deliver a profitable and scalable model.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or equivalent required
  • in-depth knowledge and experience in an entrepreneurial, growth environment, plus a proven track record of building a successful e-commerce business
  • Specialty retail experience is important
  • Experience in unique or non-traditional business models is welcomed
  • Experience with P&L management, e-commerce and database marketing, digital production, design and technology tools and process is highly desirable
  • must possess thorough knowledge of merchandising, direct marketing and sales principles, along with strong general management and leadership skills
  • Be a high-energy, highly motivated self-starter and will be attracted by the opportunity to have significant and measurable impact on an organization and to be part of a team that will significantly scale a business.
  • Be conceptual and strategic but at the same time, relish being an owner, getting involved in the details of the business, and making things happen.
  • Demonstrate strong personal commitment and be passionate about the business and the brand proposition.
  • Be highly accountable, possessing a “can-do” attitude and a strong results orientation.
  • Be comfortable in a collaborative environment; flexible and open to ideas coming from all areas and levels of the organization, but also confident and decisive.
  • Not ego invested, highly collaborative, fully capable of functioning both independently and as part of a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own the overall digital merchandising approach and tactics associated with running a compelling mobile experience.
  • Partner with Finance, Merchandising and Planning Departments to manage a dynamic online assortment and forecast weekly/monthly sales, margins and review financial rollups.
  • Utilize multiple data sources and conduct rigorous analyses of the customer journey (e.g., basket analysis, related selling, content effectiveness) to make recommendations to improve engagement and conversion.
  • Partner with Omni-channel marketers to develop seasonal campaigns, product-powered social media content, in-store integration and site optimization.
  • Lead the “test and learn” agenda to rapidly evolve the experience and guide the company towards an agile, flexible approach towards scaling a “channel agnostic” product discovery experience.
  • Research and develop bulk ordering programs along with creative bundling (e.g., party packs, license assortment kits, etc.) and drop ship programs to drive higher AOVs and more efficient 3PL operations.
  • Establish internal processes and communication streams and grow/champion organizational digital expertise throughout the organization.
Digital Marketing Manager

The Digital Marketing Manager role will be crucial in building Five Below’s brand awareness, expanding its digital footprint and leading strategic digital marketing activities in support of ambitious growth objectives. S/he will be responsible for developing innovative digital programs that engage teens (and their moms and dads) while driving traffic to stores and digital channels. This leader will truly propel Five Below in the digital space.

Qualifications

  • High-energy, highly motivated, self-starter and will be attracted by the opportunity to have significant and measurable impact on an organization and to be part of a team that will significantly scale a business
  • Be conceptual and strategic but at the same time, relish being an owner, getting involved in the details of the business, and making things happen
  • Demonstrate strong personal commitment and be passionate about the business and the brand proposition
  • Be highly accountable, possess a “can-do” attitude and a strong results orientation
  • Be comfortable in a collaborative environment; flexible and open to ideas coming from all areas and levels of the organization, but also confident and decisive.
  • Not ego invested, highly collaborative, fully capable of functioning both independently and as part of a team
  • Bachelor degree is required
  • Able to work in a fast past retail environment

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the strategic development of digital/online marketing programs to drive significantly higher brand awareness and customer engagement.
  • Lead an integrated approach in creating dynamic marketing programs and campaigns across all digital consumer touch points, including: e-mail, social media, mobile/web experience, SMS/MMS and more.
  • Develop teen-centric big ideas and oversee the production/utilization of highly differentiated, branded and consumer generated content, with an emphasis on engaging videos, contests and influencer partnerships.
  • Solicit, manage and optimize customer/fan groups (e.g., virtual teen panels, focus groups, etc.) for various marketing and brand initiatives.
  • Manage all forms of paid and organic digital media to generate long lasting brand awareness, including: social media advertising, in-app mobile marketing, YouTube advertising, SEO/SEM and more.
  • Select and manage multiple agencies and 3rd party resources to accelerate the Company’s digital expansion.
  • Establish digital insights rigor and translate findings into actionable and scalable digital brand/marketing strategies
  • Sponsor the development and testing of new programs by being a thought leader and pushing the organization to innovate in the digital space.
  • Manage all aspects of a digital marketing budget and continuously improve effectiveness and the ROI of marketing investments
  • Develop and oversee all seasonal digital marketing plans and partner with merchandising to “tell the story” and drive traffic to stores and eventually an e-commerce store.
  • Spearhead the implementation of digital programs within 400+ stores to transform the in-store experience into an interactive, entertaining trip.
  • Support ecommerce launch and drive marketing efforts to increase traffic, conversion and sales
  • Manage 1-2 associates and collaborate with creative and retail marketing teams to execute targeted content to the brand’s different audiences.
Merchandising
Buyer

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of direct buying experience in a specialty or department store environment
  • Experience in off-price markets is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must possess a demonstrable knowledge of important trends evolving in the targeted market
  • Must have a significant knowledge of product development, planning, distribution and domestic and overseas manufacturing
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong computer skills

Job Responsibilities

  • General
  • Lead the development and assortment of specific category and product lines to deliver merchandise with great value
  • Select and deliver the trendiest product while achieving financial goals and staying within specific price points
  • Develop relationships with current as well as new vendors to capitalize on the hottest trends and deliver the most exciting new merchandise
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with all vendors
  • Work with other members of the merchandising group on product development and implementation into existing store schemes
  • Perform in depth market research to identify the hottest product for the target audience
  • Departmental Process
  • The Buyer supports the department through management of the departmental paperwork, purchase order process, vendor communication, advertising process and planogram process.
  • Development and maintenance of the ad rotation chart.
  • Development and maintenance of advertising documentation and files.
  • Attendance and participation in advertising proof sessions.
  • Management of the departmental ad turn in meetings.
  • Inform vendors regarding ad schedule.
  • Database Maintenance
  • Coordinate initial sku and vendor set-up paperwork.
  • Communication and training of vendors in completion of paperwork.
  • Purchase order development.
  • Purchase order process management.
  • Responsible for database accuracy.
  • Planogram Process
  • Assist in planogram development.
  • Management of planogram paperwork.
Associate Buyer

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as an Assistant Buyer with a Specialty Retailer
  • Off-price experience is a Plus
  • Excellent teamwork skills demonstrated in the ability to identify needs and work through obstacles to obtain objectives.
  • Strong negotiating skills as well as strong communication and computer skills are required.
  • The position will require some travel, either domestically or internationally.
  • Demands a passionate, dedicated individual eager to contribute and collaborate to build a special kind of team and Retail Company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain an assortment of a specific class to deliver merchandise with great value
  • Select and deliver the trendiest product while achieving financial goals and staying within specific price points
  • Develop relationships with current as well as new vendors to capitalize on the hottest trends and deliver the most exciting new merchandise
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with all vendors
  • Work with other members of the merchandising group on product development and implementation into existing store schemes
  • Perform in depth market research to identify the hottest product for the target audience
  • Manages the class through maintaining paperwork, purchase order process, vendor communication, advertising process and planogram process.
  • Collaborate with team to maintain the ad rotation chart.
  • Development and maintain advertising documentation and files
  • Attendance and participation in advertising proof sessions.
  • Inform vendors regarding ad schedule.
  • Coordinate initial sku and vendor set-up paperwork.
  • Communication and training of vendors in completion of paperwork.
  • Purchase order development.
  • Responsible for database accuracy.
  • Assist in planogram development.
Planning & Allocations
Merchandise Data Analyst

This role is responsible for defining business needs and helping to develop innovative solutions that meet business reporting objectives. This role will be a liaison between IT and business leadership to actualize data requests and functional delivery of business reporting needs. They will support projects through the solution development lifecycle and creating ad-hoc reports on an as needed basis.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years working with BI, process improvement
  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of Merchandising and Supply Chain Process Best Practices
  • Understands different BI solutions with emphasis on reporting and analytics
  • Knowledge of Data warehousing or Business Intelligence required
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines while using analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Capability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
  • Retail business background with strong process and systems acumen
  • Possesses the expert knowledge to identify opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for change
  • Knowledge of applications and system development methodologies

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs and maintains business intelligence tools, applications, databases, dashboards and systems methods. Programs the user interface and application side of business intelligence solutions.
  • Determines business information needs and identifies system requirements. Analyzes systems to support trend analysis and forecasting. Ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities.
  • Analyzes business intelligence data and provides reports. Assesses data extraction, report generation and bugs appearing in operations involving the data warehouse or applicable reporting applications. Synthesizes current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action. Documents specifications for business intelligence or information technology (IT) reports, dashboards, or other outputs.
  • Conducts tests to ensure that intelligence is consistent with defined needs. Identifies researches and resolves technical problems.
  • Performs ad hoc projects related to the entire supply chain, and summarize results using verbal, written, and formal presentation techniques.
  • Acts as a liaison between information technology and business units.
Merchandise Planner

The Merchandise Planner will be responsible for the complete financial management of assigned area of responsibility, including the creation of financial and merchandise plans, actualization of results, and a keen ability to identify, communicate, and implement strategic business opportunities at the Department/Class/Sub Class/Key item Level.  The Merchandise Planner effectively analyzes sales trends, gross margin, inventory and OTB levels. The Planner will identify risks to the business and develop action plans in cooperation with their merchandising partner to mitigate risks profitably. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Merchandise Buying , Allocation or Planning
  • Strong Retail Math acumen
  • Excellent Computer skills, proficient in MS Office Suite Knowledge of the functionality of the retail industry and various products in the market
  • Proficient in planning systems, Oracle planning is strongly desired
  • Should have the aptitude of working in a team and taking decisions based on study and evaluation
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strategic thinking and active listening skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be organized, detail- oriented, and able to work independently

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre Season Planning:
    • Compile historical data for key metrics (Sales, Receipts, Turn, MMU%, final GM%) and current trend on a Bottoms Up worksheet for the assigned department
    • Create regular and markdown sales plan and timing
    • Align with and make recommendations to Merchandising regarding seasonal flow strategies
    • Create/prepare a flow by month in accordance with company goals
    • Work with Buyer on Seasonal Planning to determine the buy quantities based on LY performance utilize store selling as well as market trend
    • Incorporate into plans the estimated impact of seasonal marketing stories and messages
  • In Season Planning:
    • OTB Reforecasting Sales and inventory, insuring proper inventory for basics, key items and ad items
    • Review and align with merchandise team ladder plans for key programs
    • Manage weekly Open-to-Buy, insuring proper inventory for key items, basics and ad items
    • Performs ad hoc analysis and recommends courses of action to drive profitable sales
    • Collaborates closely and builds trust among cross-functional partners to drive desired results
    • Responsible for presenting and calling out risks/opportunities to Management and Senior Merchants
    • Maintain effective communication with internal business partners
Director of Replenishment and Allocations

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7-10 years in a retail/merchandising environment, with at least 5 years of experience leading merchandising and replenishment initiatives
  • Must have strong computer, spreadsheet and database skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel, experience with Island Pacific is a plus
  • Knowledge of JDA Allocation is a plus
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Logistics, Inventory Control, Replenishment, Planning, and Distribution Center operations
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree is a plus

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and provide direction to the Replenishment and Allocation team. Oversee the day to day operations of the department
  • Analyze inventory levels and develop a replenishment strategy based on current sales trends
  • Forecast future sales trends and adjust replenishment strategies to account for any foreseeable changes in order to effectively utilize all inventory
  • Partner with Merchants, DC and Operations teams to ensure the most effective merchandising strategies are being applied with regards to inventory movement
  • Establish partnership with Planning team to better align entire buying process with allocation requirements
  • Lead process change and systems enhancement within the Replenishment and Allocation organization to better serve the customer
  • Total accountability for optimizing store inventory levels and improving store turns
  • When appropriate, develop new merchandising strategies to account for seasonal changes, new store layouts and product, new store initiatives and Ad allocations
Real Estate
New Store Coordinator

The New Store Coordinator is an exciting opportunity for a highly collaborative, entrepreneurial individual. This person will support all new store planning efforts, with particular focus on inventory financial management and merchandise strategies for new store openings. They will be an integral part of the distribution and merchandise planning teams, communicating guidelines for allocation deadlines and initial allocation strategies.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1-2 year experience in planning, allocation, or merchandising buying
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in planning systems, JDA planning is strongly desired
  • Should have the aptitude of working in a team and taking decisions based on study and evaluation
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strategic thinking and active listening skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be organized, detail- oriented, and able to work independently

Job Responsibilities

  • Publish new store schedule on a weekly basis
  • Collaborate with District Manager to identify model stores
  • Create individual new store inventory plans based on store merchandise floor plans
    • Update and publish inventory levels twice/week during inventory build process
    • Change/update fixture fills based on Allocation, MSN and Visual Merchandising feedback
  • Run reports for DC to ensure allocations are entered prior to last allocation date are picked
  • Allocates fixtures and supplies
  • Work with New Store Merchandisers to identify and allocate 4th & 5th truck needs
  • Participate in conference calls with New Store Merchandisers during store merchandising set periods
  • Coordinate communication between New Store Merchandisers, Distribution Centers, and Merchandising teams
  • Partner with Marketing on grand opening ads to ensure product availability before submitting for print
  • Coordinate cross-functional activities related to closing
  • Develop and oversee sell down plan; track inventory levels, determine when clearance begins and percent off
Real Estate Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or real estate related concentration
  • Proficient in web-based programs, MS Office Products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multi-task and organize effectively
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to recall information easily
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Previous real estate and/or legal related experience is a plus but not required

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide required direct support to Lead New Store Site Selector/Dealmakers
  • Provide general support to the Real Estate Department as required
  • Communicate daily with brokers, developers, internal/external design team members and project managers to ensure all requests are accounted for
  • Maintain & organize all relevant potential site information along with updating of project management data system with key information and documents
  • Prepare for and participate in weekly construction/design/sign review meetings
  • Additional general administration responsibilities include: organization and preparation of materials for Real Estate Committee Meetings and Market Tours, working alongside Manager of Lease Administration to ensure appropriate documentation is obtained, up-to-date and filed accordingly, complete any required mapping and comparative analysis studies
Store Operations
E-Commerce Customer Relations Associate

Qualifications

  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Ability to be patient, express empathy, and concern.
  • Independent thinker, able to make meaningful decisions based on each situation.
  • Excellent follow up skills and 100% follow through on commitments.
  • Result and action oriented, resourceful.
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated, team player.
  • Ability to analyze and report on trends and issues.
  • Reliable attendance history. Availability to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends.
  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office, internet search skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with customers via phone, email, mail, or social media.
  • Resolve product or service issues by clarifying the customer's complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.
  • Assist with placement of orders, refunds, or exchanges.
  • Keeps customer records up to date.
  • Report recurring issues, trends.
  • Prepare and ship customer care packages, gift cards and other correspondence as needed.
  • Other administrative responsibilities as required.

Education:

  • High School Diploma / GED or equivalent, some college preferred.
  • 2 Years customer service work experience and /or experience in an inbound call center strongly a plus
Workforce Planning Manager

The Workforce Planning Manager implements, manages, and leads the Five Below Store Labor Management model. Serves as the key contact for all internal home office and fields questions related to the Labor Forecasting and scheduling tools. Researches, develops and implements best practice for labor standards and forecasting to achieve measurable levels of store execution. Analyzes and interprets productivity measures to align capacity and capability of our store teams.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Business Management, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Labor Management of a multi-unit retail organization
  • Knowledge of Workforce Management software applications
  • Knowledge of HR/Payroll, Task Management, Scheduling, Labor Forecasting, and Time and attendance technology and Operational processes.
  • Knowledge of retail time-motion study techniques.
  • Knowledge of National retail workforce industry best practices, work and pay rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of multi-unit store operations
  • Solid interpersonal skills to collaborate with co-workers
  • Ability to work with and facilitate cross functional teams
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, powerpoint, email and internet software applications

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with finance on yearly labor budget planning in addition to weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Develops and maintains reasonable labor standards at a task level
  • Facilitates assessment of store operating models to ensure the correct labor model is applied to each store.  
  • Ensures that stores are utilizing the tools to achieve maximum service, productivity, execution, and labor goals.
  • Develops and maintains labor planning, forecasting, budgeting, and store reporting.
  • Responds proactively to unanticipated store, field support and Home Office team needs arising from a variety of sources (phone calls, emails, meetings, etc.).
  • Represents the operating vision and the needs of Five Below internal and external customers.
  • The ability to compare, contrast, and evaluate store tasks for process improvement, timing and sequence
  • Creates and Maintains training documents
  • Maintains business relationships with Labor Management Software vendor related to ongoing requirements, best practices, consulting needs, and serves as liaison between Home Office team, vendor and stores.
  • Facilitates assessment of store profiles to ensure the correct labor model is applied for each store.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Visual Merchandising
Visual Merchandise Coordinator

The Visual Merchandise Coordinator acts as the liaison between the merchant and field organizations by translating the Buyer's strategic vision into cluster or store specific planograms that meet sales and productivity goals, as well as support Five Below’s Corporate Brand. Responsible for producing and publishing written directives instructing the field organization on efficient in-store implementation of merchandising direction. S/he will also be responsible for analyzing sales data to improve space productivity.

Qualifications

  • Partner with Visual Merchandising Manager to develop and execute concepts and positioning for product launches that focus on the brand initiatives based on the Visual calendar timelines
  • Collaborating with cross-functional partners to assist with the execution of merchandising sets to ensure total store is leveraged for optimal execution.
  • Work closely with merchant team to understand product collections and sub-categories; translate design and merchant strategies into clear creative concepts and product launches.
  • Constantly conceptualize new and creative in store merchandising ideas to drive out of the box thinking.
  • Work directly with Store and Field Visual leadership to identify opportunities, gain client/associate feedback, and apply learning’s to achieve optimal execution and selling success.
  • Analyze sales data to improve overall space productivity; help evolve space planning disciplines and processes.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining merchandising materials to for 85+ new stores opening this year.
  • Assist in building and communicating planograms.
  • Apply project management skills to complete relevant tasks, i.e. updating Weekly Visual Merchandising Direction, organizing/communicating New Store Set, Signage, Reference Materials, and Weekly Reporting

Job Responsibilities

  • 2-4 years of experience of executing and presenting visual merchandising concepts within a retail environment
  • Understanding of product positioning strategies
  • Strong Communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Art, or related area
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and Publisher. Auto-CAD, a plus
  • Project management strength - able to plan, prioritize, organize and delegate work effectively
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven strength in problem analysis and decision-making

Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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