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Now Hiring:

Atlanta, GA - Merchandise Assistant

Headquartered in exciting Atlanta, Georgia, Ballard Designs is a dynamic, fast-growing marketer of globally inspired home furnishings and accessories. We are a tight-knit, entrepreneurial team of smart, dedicated professionals who are passionate about what we do. If you are energetic, success-driven, and ready to make a real impact, we need to meet. Right now, we are looking for a Merchandise Assistant to join our Merchandising Analysis and Inventory team.

Ballard Designs is part of Cornerstone Brands, a family of leading home and apparel brands including Chasing Fireflies, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road, Improvements, and TravelSmith. Cornerstone is a division of HSNi (Nasdaq: HSNI),a $3 billion interactive multi-channel retailer that offers an innovative, differentiated retail experience on TV, online, via mobile, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores.

The Merchandising Assistant has to interface with many individuals so it is imperative they have good communication skills and excellent follow through. It is their responsibility to assist the merchandising team in maintaining various schedules and deadlines, so strong organizational ability is also imperative.


  • Gather, maintain and re-distribute all Product Specification sheets for each merchant
  • Maintain and flow new Vendor Set up forms
  • Order, track and organize all new samples for drop test/photography
  • Identify and label all new photo samples
  • Maintain images of new product by catalog/book
  • Organize images for pick-up for catalog/book building
  • Maintain accurate lists of pick-up products availability for photography
  • Organize and maintain work group form entry
  • Maintain analysis for historical sales


  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Strong attention to detail including proofreading for accuracy
  • Clear communication skills
  • Self motivated
  • Excellent Outlook & Excel skills in order to manage all email, tasks, meetings, and reports as needed. Access and Excel Pivot Experience a plus.
  • 1-2yr. relevant work experience
  • College degree preferred

Please send cover letter, and resume which must include salary requirements, to:
Ballard Designs, Inc.
Human Resources Dept. MA
1670 Defoor Avenue, NW
Atlanta, Ga. 30318
Fax: (404) 603-7063


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