Home Furnishings Merchandise Assistant

Company Name: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc

Location: Atlanta, GA, US - 30301

Job Duration: 2022-01-13 to 2022-02-12


Job Description

Merchandise Assistant

At Havertys we prioritize our customer’s goal of having a warm and inviting home. Since 1855, Havertys customers shop with confidence because we always stand behind the customers’ purchase. It’s that simple.

Havertys seeks a motivated Merchandise Assistant to join our Merchandising Department

As an entry-level Merchandise Assistant, you will support the wider team in handling the maintenance of product and SKU information within internal merchandise systems, processing merchandise imports payments, and support reporting projects regarding merchandising efforts in stores and online.

As a Merchandise Assistant with Havertys, this is your opportunity to:

  • Own the accuracy of all product setup information and product categorization for in-store setup and online presentation using Merchandise workflow.
  • Process all merchandise import payments, invoices, and compliance reporting.
  • Create ad-hoc reporting needed for sales, product assortment, and inventory reports using Excel and PowerBI.
  • Maintain up-to-date lists of vendor contacts, catalogs, and samples.
  • Review purchase order and invoice cost discrepancies.
  • Assist with 3D/2D floor planning QA testing.
  • Troubleshoot and support store inquiries.
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to provide support for all merchandising initiatives.

Job Requirements

 Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Merchandising, Business, Retail, or related field preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word) and/or Google Suite (Docs and Sheets)
  • Knowledge of retail math formulas and calculations

We Value

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Heavy data-entry and strong attention to detail is required
  • Desire to work in corporate retail environment

Additional Information:

  • Reports to: Merchandise Administration Manager
  • Location: 780 Johnson Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30342 
  • Schedule: Full-Time


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of his superior.


Havertys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havertys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.