Fashion Merchandising Career Opportunities

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

Advertising Director
Account Executive (Sales)
Colorist
Customer Service Manager
Department
Manager
District Manager
Divisional
Merchandise
Manager
Fashion Consulting
Fashion Event Coordinator
Fashion Educator
Fashion Show Producer
Fashion Journalist
Fashion Stylist
Findings and Trims
Buyer
General Merchandise Manager
Human Resource Manager
Mall Marketing Manager
Manufacturer’s Representative
Market Researcher
Merchandiser
Museum Director
Operations Manager
Personal Shopper
Planner/Allocator
Product Developer
Product Manager
Promotion Director
Public Relations Director
Quality Control Specialist
Recruiter
Retail Buyer
Retail Store Manager/Owner
Social Media Director
Sourcing Manager
Sales Representative
Showroom Sales Manager
Spa/Wellness Director
Store Planning Director
Talent/Model Agency
Director
Technical Designer
Trend Forecaster
Visual Merchandiser
Web Site Developer

Average Salaries for Fashion Merchandising Jobs

Manufacturer’s Representative $60,000
Personal Shopper $38,000
Product Developer $43,744
Retail Buyer $51,140
Trend Forecaster $46,029

Data provided by payscale.com

Who Hires Fashion Merchandising Graduates?

Apparel Corporations
Apparel Manufacturers
Boutiques
Department Stores
E-Commerce Companies
Mall Marketing Offices
Museums
Marketing Firms
Retail Stores
Self-employed
Specialty Stores
Textile Manufacturer
Trade Associations

Where have Fontbonne Fashion Merchandising Students Interned?

Anthropologie
Aquarius, Ltd.
Chanel Boutique (NYC)
Elan Polo
Ella Weiss Wedding Design(Springfield, MO)
Hammer and Hand
Lee Jeans
Lori Coulter
Michael Kors (NYC)
Nordstrom
(Re)FRESH
Rafaella (NYC)
Rock Uniform
Saks Fifth Avenue
The Foundrie
CBL Associates (Mall Ownership Group)

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne Fashion Merchandising graduates?

Aquarius, Ltd
ASICS
Bass Pro Shops
Banana Republic
Bronx-Diba Imports
Brown Shoe Company
Build-A-Bear Workshop
Coach
Delia’s
Dillard’s
H&M
JCrew
Lush Cosmetics
Macy’s
Mister Guy Clothiers
Nanette Lepore (Account Executive)
Nordstrom
Payless Shoe Source (Corporate Offices)
Rung
Boutique
Sephora
Soft Surroundings (CorporateOffices-Technical Designer)
Tacony
The Gap
The Limited
Urban Outfitters (Retail)
Urban Outfitters Corporate Office (Allocator)
Weisman’s Design for Dance

How Can Fontbonne Help with My Career Development?

Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

Career counseling

Personality and interest assessments

Guidance when choosing majors and careers

Networking assistance

Resume and cover letter assistance

Mock interviews and interview prep

On-Campus Interviewing

Job and internship search advice

Work place etiquette training

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