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Merchandise Assistant

Burlington, NJ

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as an Merchandising Assistant! Are you a data-driven, self-motivated professional with a passion for fashion? Do you have great multitasking and organizational skills? Are you a creative problem-solver who can react and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

As a Merchandising Assistant, you’ll work directly with vendors and members of our buying, e-commerce, purchase order execution, marketing and advertising teams to coordinate the order, processing, receiving, shipping, storing and tracking of merchandise samples.

You’ll have to have great interpersonal communication skills as you correspond with fashion industry leaders and well-known brands to arrange the movement of a wide range of goods to and from our corporate offices.

Your organizational and data management skills will be critical in helping keep precise records, maintaining organized sample storage areas, and providing overall support to the Merchandising team in order to help achieve our goal to provide our customers with merchandise they’ll love at great values!


  • Maintain and update webpage as requested
  • Act as a liaison with the advertising and marketing team to address immediate needs for TV/Print media.
  • Prepare purchase orders, complete order entry spreadsheets, and communicate with POE team/vendor for each DMM area.
  • Develop full understanding of the process, divisional order tracking, and follow up as necessary with outside vendors for shipment, audit orders and notify Buyers for any adjustment required.
  • Coordinate sample management process, i.e., tagging samples upon receipts, storing then, keeping track of samples that are providing to Advertising, request samples as needed, organizing sample room, etc.
  • Run shipping reports and check all deliveries to ensure timely shipment of goods.
  • Provide administrative support to Buying organization as requested.

Candidates must have at least a high school diploma . Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs is required including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint. Travel may be required from time to time.

If you…

  • …are excited to deliver great values to customers every day
  • …take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team
  • …are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect
  • …believe in the power of diversity and inclusion
  • …want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us.

We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Pay Range - $15.60- $22.00 

Posting Number  2024-224860

Location | Address  2006 Route 130 North

Workplace Type  Hybrid

Position Type  Regular Full-Time

Career Site Category  Corporate

Position Category  Buying

Evergreen  Yes

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