Based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the American clothing and accessories retailer American Eagle. Founded by Mark and Jerry Silverman in 1977, American Eagle Outfitters has grown to have over 900 retail locations in North America.
The company has also grown to open a store in the Middle East as of March 2010. The company’s key demographic is the fifteen to twenty-five year old shopper range.
Another very popular clothing brand similar to American Eagle Outfitters is Abercrombie and Fitch. Similar style of clothing, but much more affordable and without the half naked models greeting you at the door.
If you are interested in a career at American Eagle outfitters you are probably going to start in their retail positions. This can be anything from assistant manager, store manager, stock person, or salesclerk.
If you are more interested in the designing, promoting, or marketing arena then you’ll have to work with their home office which is located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. You can work your way up from the stockroom to management position as the American Eagle outfitters prefer to promote from inside.
If you’re interested in a district management position, there are several of those available. You must be willing to relocate though as many of these positions are found along the East Coast.
If you’re interested in joining any of their corporate level positions you don’t necessarily have to be a college graduate. American Eagle outfitters enjoys recruiting colleges to be able to say that they have some of the best and brightest in the corporate arena.
They do have a full-time training program that will help to train you for the high paced world of fashion. If you’re not yet college graduate you can apply for any one of their many internships that will give you the experience that you need so that once you do graduate from college you can pursue the career of your dreams.
With corporate offices located in Pittsburgh and New York as well as the hundreds of retail locations nationwide, you can find the career of your dreams in the fashion world.
American Eagle job benefits include:
- Medical and Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Paid Time Off program
- Six paid holidays
- Great merchandise discount
- Matching 401(k)
- Profit sharing
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan with company match
Most people start off as a sales associate at American Eagle Outfitters then working their way up to assistant manager, then manager, and higher from there. Establish a great work ethic and work your way up by sheer hard work. Building a solid work foundation like this will help you in every job you have in life because hard work and dedication will get you noticed.
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