Position Summary:

The Retail Development Program – Stores prepares associates for a future role as a Sales Team Manager through an intensive 6-month program designed to sharpen the ability to drive results and develop skills needed to be successful store leaders. Participants gain experience and exposure to various functional areas of the store and understand how the full team collaborates to deliver Modern. Southern. Style. to our customers. Skills are developed through professional development training at our corporate headquarters, structured shadowing assignments in stores, and tailored on-the-job experiences, as well as exposure to senior leaders from across the organization. Participants are matched with coaches who encourage their development while working with them on the job, providing coaching, and identifying future career possibilities in store leadership.  


Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be placed in a permanent role as a Sales Team Manager, continuing to develop and taking responsibility for:

·        Managing a multimillion-dollar business and driving the profitability of that department

·        Leading and inspiring a team to achieve results

·        Analyzing business trends and working with store and regional management to lead improvements on the team


The Retail Development Program – Stores will hire candidates in several major metro areas in the Southeast. Participants will benefit from an engaged leadership team and a large network of peers across Belk in the Retail Development Program. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

On the Job Experiences Include:

  • Work in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment
  • Pricing & Signing, Receiving, Visual Merchandising, Credit, Loss Prevention, Relentless Customer Care, etc.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree required; Strong academic performance (3.0 GPA or higher) preferred
  • Must have graduated within 6 months of June 2018 and able to start full time June 2018
  • Prior internship in retail or selling/customer service experience strongly preferred
  • Passion for retail; interest in store leadership positions
  • Willingness to relocate for position as needed
  • Open to learning, able to adapt to changing circumstances and reprioritize tasks as needed
  • Leadership skills that include professional business ethics, confidence and self-motivation
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex relationships
  • Ability to connect and communicate effectively with customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by Belk for this position now or in the future

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