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Join the hottest growing retailer in the area! We currently have over 350 stores open in 21 states! We have a ton of exciting opportunities available in our Home Office located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jobs by Department:
Construction
Architectural Project Coordinator

Qualifications

  • B.S. Architecture or Design
  • 3-5 years experience in Architecture

Technical Skills

  • Autodesk AutoCad 2011
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Google Sketchup

Job Responsibilities

  • Store Planning
  • Work with Real Estate Department to assess feasibility of new store locations.
  • Draft base building floor plans and develop preliminary fixture layouts using Cad and present layouts for approval to the Design Review Committee.
  • Develop cost effective layouts for new and existing construction.
  • Coordinate base building floor plans with landlords proposed plans.
  • Coordinate with Five Below design consultants to ensure plans comply with layouts approved by the Design Review Committee.
  • Manage capital expense projects (cash wrap / fixture relocation, store remodels, and store expansion projects).
  • Facade development
  • Design and develop impactful storefront facades in line with Five Below’s brand and image.
  • Use design software to effectively present existing storefronts and proposed facade designs.
  • Clearly communicate Landlord’s scope of facade work as determined by the Real Estate Department.
  • Implement sign code requirements into designs; analyze facades to determine scaled heights.
  • Coordinate the design between the landlords and Five Below’s architect.
  • Coordinate comments by the landlords architect, tenant coordinator and municipalities for revisions.
  • Coordinate sign shop drawings with Five Below sign vendor and architects.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the Real Estate and Construction team, as needed.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of architecture, design plans including details and materials and general construction.
  • Highly knowledgeable with building codes and the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
  • Work closely with the Construction Managers to ensure job questions are answered quickly, the design is delivered as intended and within the approved budget.
  • Work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including industry software i.e. AutoCAD and Photoshop
Purchasing Coordinator

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant, hands-on experience (retail construction preferred)
  • Associate Degree required; Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and Database
  • Highly organized, self motivated, independent thinker and works with minimal direction.
  • Ability to track and report relevant information utilizing computerized systems

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage online ordering system catalog; updating all relevant information pertaining to photographs of new product offerings, pricing, etc.
  • Create and distribute monthly supply reports by district
  • Identify and research prospective suppliers
  • Review proposals and negotiate prices and terms.
  • 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 inventory levels in anticipation of future orders and budgetary constraints
  • 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.
Finance
Manager of Financial Reporting

Qualifications

  • Work independently in a fast pace environment
  • Solid management skills and experience developing a world-class team to meet high standards of timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Excellent technical accounting skills and ability to successfully address GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively across functional areas and prepare a management’s discussion and analysis
  • Strong analytical skills combined with solid decision making ability
  • Ability to multitask and hit deadlines
  • Bachelors degree in accounting; CPA preferred
  • Public company reporting experience required with exposure to retail accounting and Sarbox regulations

Job Responsibilities

  • Monthly financial reporting close, including variance analysis, issue callouts and preparation of monthly internal financial books
  • Lead external reporting including potential for future public company quarterly and annual reporting requirements and integration of Sarbanes Oxley related internal controls
  • Technical Research and writing of accounting position memos
  • Conduct monthly department-wide financial reviews
  • Auditor relations
  • Prepare value-added analysis and partner with department heads to improve their businesses
  • Investor and Board of Director support
Manager, FP&A

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Masters and/or CPA preferred
  • 10+ years progressive financial planning and analysis experience
  • Retail Experience strongly 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 and internal control skills

Interpersonal Skills

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

Technical Skills

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

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and analyze store operations metrics and other corporate departments
  • Assist with preparation of budgets and forecast projections
  • Prepare weekly, monthly & quarterly reports and analysis
  • Analyze financial/operational performance and effectively communicate findings
  • Research and resolve various inquiries from other areas within the organization
  • Assist with the development of analytical tools
  • Partner with store operations and other corporate support departments to provide recommendations for cost savings and process improvements to enhance business performance.
  • Perform special projects as assigned
Sales Audit Clerk

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong customer service focus and organizational skills.
  • Must be detail oriented, and have the ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Associates degree preferred but not required.

Skills

  • Open, sort, verify and check in all stores’ paperwork envelopes.
  • Assure that daily sales are recorded accurately.
  • Research cash over/shorts and deposit issues.
  • Correct transmission errors that occur between the various systems.
  • Resolve POS keying errors and rejected transactions.
  • Work in coordination with Finance and Retail Operations document problems and communicate corrective actions.
  • Condense and label monthly store paperwork, within their filing boxes, for archival storage.
Tax Director

Qualifications

  • At least 7+ years tax accounting experience, with at least 3 yrs experience in a public accounting firm
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
  • Hands on knowledge of FAS 109 and quarterly/annual tax provision for a multistate public company
  • Exp with taxes for a publicly held retailer a plus
  • Also requires exp in state and fed tax returns, exp in multi state tax planning, cash tax and effective tax rate minimization
  • Preparation of state, fed and local tax returns including sales and use, property, etc., including estimating and monitoring cash taxes
  • CPA required; Masters Degree in Taxation preferred

Skills

  • Technically proficient in tax accounting and GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills, including application of tax planning strategies
  • Strong communication skills, especially written
  • Ability to lead a diverse team through strategy implementations, including outside tax accountants, attorneys and consultants
  • Ability to develop and maintain controls over accounting for income taxes
Human Resources
Recruiter for Stores

Job Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the recruiting process to help streamline function efficiencies for entire field
  • Manage candidate experience throughout the recruitment cycle from sourcing to new hire or rejection.
  • Proactive approach to recruiting in an effort to source qualified candidates through the use of job boards, related retail sites, networking, referrals and additional social media sites for Home Office needs.
  • Build candidate pipeline for key positions
  • Conducting phone screens, interview scheduling and in office interviews to determine a fit for the organization based on job requirements and unique organization culture.
  • Attend relevant Recruitment Events to attract Top talent into the Organization for both the Home Office.
  • Partner with internal HR Team to assist with New Hire Orientation for Home Office Associates including technology requests, seating arrangements and in-store training visits to ensure each candidate receives the Five Below experience reflective of the brand and culture.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 2 years recruiting experience within fast-paced, dynamic corporate retail environment
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Process and efficiency-oriented
  • Capable of working in a client-focused environment
Training Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with emphasis on Human Resources , Training or Organizational Development
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant training experience , retail experience a plus
  • Strong instructional design background with technology aptitude and ability to work across multiple training mediums: video training , instructor led training, e-learning
  • Ability to facilitate programs to all levels of the organization including store employees and home office employees
  • Ability to operate independently and work cohesively with Internal Departments including Store Operations in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Aptitude to work with a high degree of flexibility in an ever growing and evolving environment

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement training programs based on both the organization’s and the individual’s needs for Stores, Distribution Center and Home Office functions
  • Implement on-line curriculum opportunities and develop video training
  • Assist with development of all technical materials and job aids
  • Facilitate programs to all levels of the organization including store employees and home office employees
  • Collaborate with different teams to develop new training approaches that are satisfactory to all relevant parties in the organization and suggest enhancements to existing training programs
  • Develop and oversee relationships with vendors to ensure appropriate employee participation in outside training programs
HQ Administration
Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant will manage the daily administration functions for two Five Below Executives: SVP, Marketing and SVP, Supply Chain. He/she will be capable of managing the administrative operations with a high degree of confidentiality and sense of urgency. The EA will be capable of taking on adhoc projects as the SVPs see fit in addition to the day-to-day responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience working in a fast-paced office setting
  • College Degree preferred or relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an every-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, well organized
  • Must be able to prioritize and work in a dynamic office environment
  • Must be professional while maintaining a friendly and courteous atmosphere

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day operations for two C-level Executives
  • Organizing and maintaining files and records
  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Managing projects and conducting research
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Making travel and guest arrangements
  • Preparing and submitting expense reports on a regular basis for reimbursement
  • Sort and Distribute Mail
  • Providing quality customer service
  • Working in a professional environment
Mailroom Coordinator

Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of experience working in a fast paced office setting
  • College Degree preferred or relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an every-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, well organized
  • Must be able to prioritize and work in a dynamic office environment
  • Must be professional while maintaining a friendly and courteous atmosphere

Job Responsibilities

  • Stock and Tidy all office common areas including but not limited to the following: Kitchen and Pantries, Mailroom and Copy Rooms/Stations
  • Conference Room Rounds
  • Office Scan
  • Sort and Distribute Mail
  • Deliver Packages
  • Collect large size boxes from mailroom trash and place in donations room for merchants to put samples
  • Certified mail – create a bin for office to put any certified letters in, have them stamped and taken to post office daily (or as needed)
  • Donations room should always be boxed, sealed and organized – no product overflowing or exposed. Will help ensure pick-ups are quicker and more efficient
  • Assist with large mailings – if departments let us know prior to the mailing, the mailroom person could call pre-sort to pick-up so we can save money. Can also help with stamping/sealing
Information Technology
Business Analyst - Business Applications

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 on Island Pacific Merchandising Systems a plus
  • 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 through relationships specific business units (Merchandising, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Replenishment/Allocations, and Distribution)

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.
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
Network Administrator

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Networking, Engineering, or a related technical field a plus
  • Experience in network administration/management (7 years +)
  • MCP, MCSE, and/or CCNA certification a plus
  • In depth experience in the following areas:
    • Active Directory
    • Windows XP, 7, 8+, Server 2003, 2008, and 2012+
    • Exchange, SQL, IIS, RADIUS, and other back office Microsoft technologies
    • VMware virtualization (ESX, vCenter)
    • TCP/IP concepts (routing, subnetting, diagnostics, etc.)
    • LAN technologies (cabling, wireless, security, etc.)
    • IT security best practices
    • Writing technical procedural and training documentation to be consumed by IT professionals, upper management, and end users
  • Experience with scripting and automation a strong plus (VBS, BAT, etc.)
  • Experience with application packaging (MSI) a plus.
  • Experience in project management (and PM concepts) a strong plus.
  • Experience with PCI and SOX concepts a strong plus.
  • Experience with Cisco products a plus.
  • 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.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs required

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and manage solutions utilizing mostly Microsoft, VMware, and Cisco technologies.
  • Monitor and maintain existing network infrastructure
  • Ensure production documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Network administration and support (including data backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems, VPN connectivity, mobile device management, and internet access).
  • Provide second level support to the end users and provide after-hours support for the business as they relate to specific IT projects or major incidents and tracking of all network connectivity issues including vendor escalation
  • Provide direct support to other technology teams
  • Manage several vendor relationships
  • Support network connectivity requirements for all client and server additions and relocations (moves, adds, and changes)
  • Develop automated solutions through the use of scripting and MSI development to streamline certain processes
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Manage several IT projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Configure, assist in installation and track network assets adhering to existing standards and best practices.
Network Administrator

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Networking, Engineering, or a related technical field a plus
  • Experience in network administration/management (7 years +)
  • CCNA, CCNP, MCP, and/or MCSE certification a plus
  • In depth experience in the following areas:
    • Cisco IOS (Catalyst and ASA) and TCP/IP concepts (routing, subnetting, diagnostics, VLANs, trunking, access-lists, IPSec/GRE tunneling, etc.)
    • LAN technologies (cabling, wireless, security, etc.)
    • IT security best practices
    • Active Directory
    • Windows XP, 7, 8+, Server 2003, 2008, and 2012+
    • Exchange, SQL, IIS, RADIUS, and other back office Microsoft technologies
    • VMware virtualization (ESX, vCenter)
    • Writing technical, procedural, and training documentation to be consumed by IT professionals, upper management, and end users
  • Experience with Avamar/DataDomain a strong plus.
  • Experience with EMC/VNX a strong plus.
  • Experience in project management (and PM concepts) a strong plus.
  • Experience with PCI and SOX concepts a strong plus.
  • 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.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs required

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and manage solutions utilizing mostly Cisco, Microsoft, VMware, and EMC technologies.
  • Monitor, maintain, and suggest design improvements to existing network infrastructure
  • Ensure production documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Network administration and support (including data backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems, connectivity, mobile device management, and internet access).
  • Provide second level support to the end users and provide after-hours support for the business as they relate to specific IT projects or major incidents
  • Provide direct support to other technology teams
  • Manage several vendor relationships
  • Develop automated solutions through the use of scripting to streamline certain processes
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Manage several IT projects
  • Other duties as assigned
Systems Analyst

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required in business or technology related field
  • Retail Experience is a plus
  • Minimum 3 year experience in IT related position
  • 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.
  • Technology
  • Experience on Island Pacific Merchandising Systems a plus
  • SEQUEL
  • Knowledge of the STLC process
  • Manhattan Scale
  • Database and Query
  • Web Development
  • Oracle or other ERP systems
  • .net
  • Experience with Analytical tools (SQL, Toad etc.) a plus

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the construction, design and support of current systems across the organization including but not limited to: Merchandising, Finance, HR and Warehouse Management.
  • Provide front-line support for all technical issues pertaining to the systems.
  • Identify/trouble-shoot issues to diagnose and rectify systems
  • Partner with cross-functional business leaders to anticipate and identify issues that may negatively impact business and develop/implement technology based solutions for a more proactive approach.
  • Assist with the support of current and upcoming IT projects including analysis, design, development, installation and implementation.
  • 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.
  • Software testing, vendor communication to ensure consistency in project.
  • Create changes, implement and provide user training where necessary.
  • 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.
POS Analyst, Level 1

Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree, Information Technology, Computer Systems or Business/Technical related field
  • 1-4 years of related IT experience within a technical discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year of help desk related experience
  • Knowledge of Point-of-Sale (POS) Software and Hardware systems a plus
  • Self-motivated and customer service oriented
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • 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.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs required

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide 1st and 2nd level technical support for POS Hardware/Software support tickets
  • Provide 1st and 2nd level technical support for in-store related telecom support tickets
  • Provide 1st and 2nd level technical support for mobile handheld devices
  • Maintain professional communication with end-users during incident troubleshooting/resolution
  • Perform analysis of issues reported to determine root cause and resolution. Provides on-call and after-hours support as required
  • Utilize call tracking system to ensure proper tracking, documentation, resolution and ticket closure is provided to end-users regarding incidents
  • Resolve incidents according to internal SLA
  • Escalate calls to appropriate Sr. team members or management if time based targets are not met or if support issue is beyond scope of understanding
  • Actively monitor and maintain inventory list for both used and new POS hardware
  • Order, image and deploy replacement POS equipment as needed
  • Provide installation support for all POS related equipment (new and existing stores)
  • Monitor and perform daily polling process, credit card reconciliation, credit card settlement review and price file merges
  • Perform 1st level troubleshooting for all POS system related issues
  • Maintain office POS lab with updated software and equipment
  • Create system documentation as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Marketing
Marketing Copywriter

Qualifications

  • Inventive creative writer with the ability to motivate people and sell ideas.
  • Must be in touch with the teen/pre-teen customer to capture the right attitude.
  • Bachelor’s degree required in English, journalism, communications, advertising or comparable degree with writing focus.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in an agency or fashion retail/catalog environment.
  • A professional portfolio demonstrating brand and retail expertise for marketing driven companies.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills a must.
  • Ability to conceptualize in a visual environment.
  • Ability to compute basic retail math. Must be able to interpret sales and profit performance.
  • Detail oriented, deadline driven personality that can thrive in a fast paced, in-house retail marketing department.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Proactive and flexible, possessing intellectual curiosity, sense of humor and a pssion for teen culture.
  • Computer proficiency required - MAC OSX, Adobe CS6, Microsoft Office

Job Responsibilities

  • Writes copy that translates marketing strategies into creative, teen customer-friendly communication
  • Provide copy for all sales promotion activities including flyers, in-store signage, digital media, broadcast and corporate communication.
  • Ensures execution meets both marketing and merchandise objectives, negotiating effective solutions that reconcile occasionally conflicting business and brand demands.
  • Reviews all projects for clarity, accuracy, legal compliance and merchandising integrity.
  • Partners with Creative Director and Designers to maximize visual impact of copy concepts.
  • Collaborates with Marketing Managers and other internal clients to maintain brand standards and assure accuracy of information.
  • Manages time efficiently to meet all project deadlines.
  • Stays current on retail, marketing and fashion editorial trends, as well as Five Below competitors.
  • Maintains strict adherence to production procedures, workflow and schedules.
  • Performs copy-related administrative tasks as needed, such as creating copy guidelines, brand standards and maintaining creative archives.
  • Serves as primary contact for legal department, maintains accurate legal compliance documentation and updates guidelines when necessary.
Visual Merchandising Manager (Creative)

Qualifications

  • Inventive visual merchandiser with the ability to motivate change and sell ideas
  • Must be in touch with the teen/pre-teen customer
  • 5-7 years of experience in visual merchandising
  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising or comparable experience
  • Professional portfolio/samples of in-store work
  • Experience with selling apparel as a retail sales associate a plus
  • Proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to present visual ideas using Adobe Photoshop is ideal
  • Ability to envision environmental concepts via architectural and design plans
  • 3D rendering software such as AutoCAD, Google Sketch-up, etc. a big plus
  • Ability to communicate cross-functionally with internal departments such as: other Marketing disciplines, Merchandising, Product Development and Construction

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Five Below Merchandising Team to understand their vision and create display strategies that support it.
  • Shop competition regularly to translate ideas to Five Below environment and occasionally attend trade shows to stay on cutting edge of industry.
  • Collaborate with Director of Visual Merchandising and team on seasonal floor sets.
  • Create visual plans and communicate on-going updates for merchandise direction through clear direction of store environment standards
  • Hands-on arrangement of product and fixtures to enhance product appeal and showcase value that WOWS the customer.
  • Advise on signage needs to support merchandise and creative initiatives.
  • Collaborate with vendors to create prototypes of fixtures, displayers or props that are brand right and cost effective while maintaining the integrity of design.
  • Travel to stores to train associates on visual execution standards and ensure that direction is being followed.
  • Attend corporate meetings, new store openings, and any necessary travel as needed.
Merchandising
Assistant Buyer (Books)

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2 + 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

  • Provide administrative and operational support to a buying team.
  • Directly impact on our company's sales, volume, gross margin, and turnover objectives.
  • Procuring and managing samples (keeping track of their status and returning them to vendors), if necessary; attaching Merchant ID's to sample
  • Maintaining vendor contact lists
  • Working with Marketing to provide details as needed for web updates.
  • Coordinating and Maintaining Ad Matrix
  • Managing open orders to ensure on time deliveries
  • Preparing materials for presentations of new product launches and advertising turn-ins
  • Providing general administrative support and working on special projects as assigned (sales and trend reports, strategy prep, etc)
Associate Buyer

available in categories: Beauty, Gaming & Media, Seasonal, Food

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2-5 years of direct buying experience in a specialty or department store environment
  • 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
  • Experience in off-price markets is a plus
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in 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
Buyer (Electronics)

Qualifications

  • 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.
Sr. Buyer (Fashion/Accessories)

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of direct buying experience in a specialty or department store environment
  • 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
  • Experience in off-price markets is a plus
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be willing to travel, both domestically and internationally

Job Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Identify any new business opportunities and implement strategies to take advantage of them
Planning & Allocations
Inventory Analyst

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous internship experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must be willing to learn and grow in a fast paced environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute weekly store transfers based on sales and inventory trends.
  • Analyze historical data and current trends in order to identify risks and opportunities and will review individual store allocations based on current sales.
  • Support a collaborative, innovative, and results-oriented environment with a cross-functional team.
  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan; forecast in-season sales and inventory on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Work closely with merchants on all new products and develop allocation strategies.
Product Development
Director of Product Development

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required (MBA preferred) and 7-10 years experience of product development/management experience
  • Solid knowledge of the retail industry.
  • Proven track record of new product development, implementation & management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drives the implementation of a Product Development team within the company.
  • Manage the existing stable of products and lead the ongoing development of enhancements to support increased value to customers.
  • Gather and analyze feedback from sales, marketing and operations to set the strategic vision for existing products and development of new products.
  • Research, develop & implement a best processes strategy for new product development, launch and analysis.
  • Monitor the status of development projects supporting new features.
  • Become an expert on products within the company, in all departments.
  • Attend trade shows domestic and internationally to identify new vendors and find new product classifications.
  • Comp shop aspirational and directly competitive retailers.
  • Provide guidance and direction to product managers on developing new products and managing the lifecycle of existing products
  • Build a team to support rapid growth expectations.
  • Manage PD team to identify and communicate key trends, colors, prints. Publish quarterly seasonal trend guides.
  • Communicate with domestic and overseas vendors daily, on needs of the business.
  • Knowledge of overseas factories for DI programs.
  • Travel overseas to multiple countries developing relationships with current and new resources.

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an every-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, well organized
  • Natural ability to relate to customers and prospects
  • Ability to work with different people across a team effectively
  • “Roll-up-your-sleeves" entrepreneurial spirit, start-up attitude, acts like an owner.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Mentors and empowers associates.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Director of Quality Control

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of consumer product testing and vendor/quality assurance experience in a specialty or department store environment or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be extremely knowledgeable in quality control, protocols, standards and inspections
  • Must be flexible to adapt to regularly changing priorities and quality issues
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Job Responsibilities

  • Create, manage, and maintain quality control, inspection and testing protocols for company
  • Provide technical expertise regarding domestic and international safety and regulatory requirements
  • Assessing supplier’s capabilities from a manufacturing quality assurance perspective
  • Assist in managing agent/vendor/factory compliance
  • Create testing protocols and review product test reports for failures and work with developers, laboratory, and suppliers to correct issues and violations
  • Set up and maintain organized files of all product specifications, test reports and agent/factory audits. Knowledge of industry and government standards related to product testing across multiple categories in both Hardlines and Softlines products
  • Aid in reviewing and monitoring in-house factory QA/ QC processes and 3rd party pre-shipment inspections to ensure compliance of quality and reliability
Graphic Designer

Qualifications

  • BA degree
  • 2-3 years experience in graphic design dept
  • Proficient in Adobe’s Creative Suite
  • Expertise in graphic design
  • Illustrative skills
  • Understand Indesign and Keynote
  • Creative, detailed oriented, artistic

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop design briefs
  • Create trend/style guide layouts
  • Proof packaging/instruction manuals
  • Create and design company packaging, signs, logos and displays for wide range of products
  • Necessary to plan, analyze and create visual messages
Product Development Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree is required
  • 2 years of relevant retail experience is preferred
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an every-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, well organized
  • Must be able to prioritize, handle multiple projects at one time and have excellent follow up skills
  • Professional and polished presence
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Job Responsibilities

  • Support product development through creative initiatives and sourcing of product lines for entire company.
  • Responsible for day to day communication with manufacturer and internal teams ensuring that all projects meet objectives.
  • Participate in package approval and updates.
  • Coordinate all merchandise updates from factories as well as quotes and product samples. Maintain tracking of samples.
  • Create and maintain time and action calendar for key PD events.
  • Maintain PD workroom and flow of proudcts. As well as overseas travel books and schedules.

Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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