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Tanger Outlets Overview

Greensboro, NC
501 to 1000 employees
1981
Company - Public (SKT)
Real Estate
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
With more than 36 years of experience, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is the industry leader in ownership and management of outlet shopping destinations. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, we own, or have ownership in, and operate 43 upscale outlet shopping centers in ... Read more

Mission: SHOP OUTLETS. SHOP TANGER.
Tanger will continue to be a top performing retail REIT by focusing on operating and developing first-class outlet centers that deliver the following:
Significant savings to the shopper
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Tanger Outlets – Why Work For Us?


Tanger Outlets is dedicated to being a first-choice employer as well as the innovation leader in the outlet shopping destination industry. Across all fields, from finance and leasing teams to marketing, operations, IT, legal and more, you work alongside the best at Tanger!

“At Tanger Outlets, our employees across the country are dedicated to bringing every Tanger customer the ultimate shopping experience. United by our commitment to our guests, the Tanger team works every day with our retail partners to bring the latest trends and fashionable savings to our 43 centers in 22 states and Canada.

Our employees are our most valuable asset, and we believe it is the caliber of our team members that sets us apart from the competition.  At Tanger, we value the search for excellence and spirit of innovation.  I encourage you to explore the opportunities available at Tanger Outlets. We hope you will discover that Tanger is not only a great place to shop, but a great place to work.”

–Steven B. Tanger
Chief Executive Officer

LEADING THE WAY.

In 1981, Stanley K. Tanger (1923-2010) pioneered the Outlet Industry by building the country’s first authentic outlet shopping center in Burlington, North Carolina. This was not only the beginning of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., but also of a thriving retail venue – the Outlet Industry, which has grown to hundreds of outlet centers worldwide today. 

Steven B. Tanger (current Chief Executive Officer as of 2009) joined forces with his father Stanley in 1986 as the company’s fourth employee. Under their leadership, the company prospered and grew to 13 outlet centers by 1992. 

Then, in 1993 Tanger led the way again by becoming the first outlet center developer to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Shares are traded under ticker symbol SKT.

Tanger’s Best Price Promise, an Outlet Industry first was originally instituted in 1995. The program offers Tanger shoppers an instant cash refund of the difference if they should find an item purchased at Tanger advertised for less. The Best Price Promise gives Tanger customers’ confidence that they are getting a great deal each and every time they shop. 

In October of 2010, Stanley K. Tanger, the company’s Founder died at the age of 87, surrounded by his family. Mr. Tanger’s name was synonymous with outlet centers and he was known as a dynamic businessman, philanthropist, mentor and friend. 

Tanger’s portfolio of outlet centers has continued to expand and today includes 43 outlet centers in 22 states coast-to-coast and in Canada. Savvy outlet shoppers look to Tanger Outlets for the biggest selection of first-quality, in-season merchandise, for the latest fashion trends from their favorite brand name and designer outlet stores and so much more. Because consumers love shopping and saving direct from the manufacturer, Tanger centers are major tourist attractions that welcome more than 188 million brand name bargain hunters annually. America knows the value of shopping TangerStyle. 

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A GREAT PLACE TO SHOP.
A GREAT PLACE TO WORK.

We're delighted that you are interested in exploring career opportunities at Tanger Outlets. Each employee is critical to the ongoing success of the company; therefore, it is our commitment to select the best overall fit for the job. Tanger offers opportunities for advancement and personal achievement. The superior quality of our employees continues to be a key driver to Tanger's ongoing success.

Tanger is dedicated to hiring and retaining talented individuals who have a passion to make a difference. We invite you to apply online today if you are interested in joining our dynamic team.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

When Tanger partners with a new community to bring outlet shopping to the area, excitement is high. Recruitment of future team members for new properties begins several months prior to the Grand Opening. Employment opportunities are posted at the time they become available. We encourage you to sign up to receive notifications as jobs are posted.

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We are excited you are considering an internship with Tanger. Tanger's philosophy is to foster and develop the next generation of leaders within our business community. Our internship programs provide an opportunity for practical application of academic knowledge in a professional business setting. This experience provides a platform for our interns to determine their desired career path.

Our interns become an integral part of the Tanger team; therefore, we only seek highly motivated and innovative candidates who are committed to learning and making a contribution to the overall success of the organization.

Tanger offers internship programs based out of our corporate headquarters located in Greensboro, North Carolina and at select center locations across our portfolio.

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Tanger’s goal is to deliver a First Choice experience to our shoppers, vendors, stakeholders and employees every day.  We value and appreciate and our team members and want to reflect this through our benefit offerings.  Tanger offers a competitive benefits package including quality group medical plans, 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match, dental, vision, disability income programs, paid time off in addition to 10 paid holidays a year, tuition reimbursement, gym membership reimbursement, paid volunteer program, annual awards and recognition program, and much more.

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    Tanger Outlets was a great company to work for. They care about their employees and provide great work life balance. Leadership is approachable and values the opinions of all teammates.

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Tanger Outlets Photos

Tanger Outlets photo of: Shoppers enjoying great savings at one of our newest outlet centers
Tanger Outlets photo of: The team at Tanger Outlets Memphis delights shoppers with a clean and inviting shopping experience
Tanger Outlets photo of: A beautiful day for shopping and saving at Tanger Outlets in Atlantic City
Tanger Outlets photo of: The opening of Tanger Outlets Columbus in 2016.
Tanger Outlets photo of: Our Customer Service Representatives work to provide customers with everything they need to shop Tanger!
Tanger Outlets photo of: The Tanger Executive Team celebrates another milestone at the New York Stock Exchange.
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Tanger Outlets Interviews

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    The human resources department did an initial phone screening. Next an in person meeting was set up where I met with HR leaders and then my department leader, who is my boss. The process was professional and went smoothly. They asked appropriate questions, did a thorough background check and contact my references. I appreciated the formal process including an official offer letter, which helped me feel comfortable resigning my former position.

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Tanger Outlets Awards & Accolades

  • Value Retail News' Hall of Fame, Value Retail News, 2015
  • EY Regional Entrepreneur of the Year, EY, 2014
  • Ovation Award for HR Excellence, CAI, 2014
  • Steven B. Tanger Induction to North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, 2014
  • Industry Achievement Award, NAREIT, 2009
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