We are Caleres, a global footwear company with a diverse portfolio of brands that fit people’s lives. We are passionate about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel good, feet first.
We seek believers who share in our ferocity for fit. People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them. People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.6 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
College student (entering senior year Fall 2017) pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Textile and Apparel Management or related field
Minimum GPA 3.0
Experience with retail math
Organized, detail-oriented, adaptable and flexible
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
Enthusiastic team player with a desire to learn
Comfortable working on cross-functional teams
Demonstrated leader, driven to take ownership, improve processes and deliver results
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Internship Description of Duties:
We are in search of talented college students, looking for an enriching, paid summer internship. This 11-week full-time opportunity is located in our corporate office in St. Louis. We’re looking for a creative, detail-oriented and driven Buying Intern with a passion for merchandising to join our Famous Footwear team. Our internship will give you the opportunity to: • Gain practical, hands-on experience in the footwear industry • Research trends within the shoe/fashion industry • Work alongside buyers to assist in merchandise planning, selection and negotiation • Understand how anticipating and addressing our consumer’s needs creates value As part of our team, you will also connect with other interns, engage in networking and professional development opportunities and work on impactful real-life business situations vital to the future success of our business.