Merchandising Lead

Job Description


 The Stein Mart story began more than 100 years ago in the Mississippi Delta with one family owned establishment. Today, Stein Mart has grown into a nationwide retailer with over 290 stores. Stein Mart’s success is attributed to our unique niche in the market offering current fashion trends at competitive prices paired with customer service and a personal shopping experience. Join the Stein Mart story today!


 Stein Mart is currently seeking a results oriented professional enthusiastic about customer service and fashion. We are looking for an individual with experience assisting a retail team and who can ensure the store is focused on achieving sales goals, customer service and the shopping experience.



  • Utilize Stein Mart's policies, procedures, and merchandising guidelines to drive sales for a specific department in the store – Ladies, Men’s, or Home.
  • Create, recommend, and implement ideas to help store reach all goals and objectives.
  • Manage the merchandising areas to optimize selling space and maximize selling potential.
  • Supervise coordinate, and allocate resources for store activities.
  • Maintain human resource documentation and reporting.
  • Contribute to maintaining a safe and secure store environment.
  • Model a positive customer service spirit, exhibiting a friendly and helpful attitude with customers and associates.
  • Empower associates to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Create, recommend, and implement ideas to ensure a unique customer shopping experience.



  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED), Associates degree preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years applicable customer service work experience.
  • Experience working in a Windows environment; utilizing on-line reporting tools and e-mail.
  • Results oriented; demonstrated ability to make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem solve.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Moderate physical effort required; standing and walking will constitute 95% or more of a work shift.
  • Use of equipment to include but not limited to, reading from a visual monitor, operating a computer keyboard and calculator.