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Home Furnishings Merchandise Assistant

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

Company: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc

Job Description

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 and support reporting projects regarding merchandising efforts in stores and online.

If you are smart, learn things quickly, able to track data using excel and interested in starting a career in retail merchandising, then this position is for you.   Starting pay for this role is $20 per hour with full benefits.  


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

  • Create, monitor, and audit products across multiple platforms.
  • Review workflow to ensure on-time delivery of accurate and complete products.
  • Schedule & approve product photography, maintain photography orders and job sheets.
  • Create, upload, and update product correlations for visual display.
  • Upload product images, fabric swatches, and finishes.
  • Monitor and submit SKUs for 2D & 3D production.
  • Provide ad hoc business reports & analysis as needed.
  • 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
  • Furniture or merchandising experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word) and/or Google Suite (Docs and Sheets)

We Value

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and proficiency in data entry 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
  • Job Segment: Retail, Merchandising, Data Entry 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Merchandising, Data Entry, Retail, Entry Level, Administrative