Assistant Buyer Job

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Department: Merchandising

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona.  The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 10,000 associates.  The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.

Cato is seeking aggressive, energetic professionals with a desire to achieve a successful career path in merchandising. Cato’s merchandising area is responsible for identifying emerging fashion and color trends and customizing popular styles to Cato’s standards for quality, fit and price.  The Assistant Buyer position allows top individuals to join Cato and receive the essential education and training necessary to develop their career in merchandising.

Qualified candidates will possess retail experience, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to think critically and multitask and proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office.  College degree preferred.    

For consideration, resumes and salary history may be submitted to The Cato Corporation, Attn:  Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC  28234, fax to (704) 551-7246 or email  EOE/Drug Testing


8100 Denmark Road
Charlotte, NC 28273-5975
Attn: Recruitment

(704) 551-7246

For our online employment application, click here. If you are interested in working in a Cato, Versona, It's Fashion, or It's Fashion Metro store, fill out the online employment application and take the completed form to the store. To find the store nearest you, please click on the Store Locator.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug-free workplace
You must be at least 18 years of age to be employed by the company.