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Shoe Carnival


Shoe Carnival is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, the third largest city in the state of Indiana and the largest city in Southern Indiana. Evansville is ideally located within a 200 mile radius of four major metropolitan cities including Indianapolis, Nashville, Louisville, and St. Louis. Immediate access to all major forms of transportation makes Evansville an expanding location for economic growth and an important factor in Indiana’s global economy. In addition to our centralized location, Evansville boasts a well-educated workforce, with nearly a quarter of residents above age 25 holding a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Professional, or Doctorate degree. As of the 2012 census, Evansville had a total population of slightly over 120,000 people.


Shoe Carnival firmly believes in rewarding our eligible associates with a highly competitive, broad array of benefits based on outstanding performance. We call this total compensation package our Shoe Carnival "Total Rewards". You could be eligible for a range of benefits including the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401(k) Program with Employer Match
  • Medical Plan Choices for Full Time Associates
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance to Full Time Associates enrolled in the medical plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance for Full Time salaried associates
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee and Family Merchandise Discounts
  • Relocation Programs
  • Career Development Programs
  • Corporate Fitness rates

Note: Not all associates are eligible for all benefits. This is a summary only, and Shoe Carnival, Inc. shall not be liable for any misstatements or inaccuracies. The Company reserves the right to change, modify or terminate any benefit or any benefit feature at any time. This summary is not a contract, and is not intended to confer any rights or obligations to any person, whether or not employed by Shoe Carnival, Inc.

Career Development

Each Shoe Carnival associate has access to an extensive library of training programs. Our goal is to build on a “culture of training” centered around our unique business concept. This training includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Computer-based training programs covering all facets of business operations

  • A variety of Certifications that validate associate knowledge and ability to perform basic job related functions

  • Regional Training Modules for all levels of store management

  • Seminars conducted at the Evansville Office covering a variety of Leadership and operational topics

  • Continuous training sessions designed to foster professional growth and development

  • In-store training to ensure our commitment to Total Customer Service


Shoe Carnival, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to attracting and retaining a highly diverse workforce. We respect and recognize the unique contribution each individual brings to our team, and we are fully committed to supporting a rich culture of diversity as a cornerstone of our business success, in which excellent performance is the measure of individual and team accomplishment. Shoe Carnival strives to create an environment in which cooperation, teamwork and professionalism thrive.

Why Shoe Carnival?

Shoe Carnival Inc. is one of the nation’s largest family footwear retailers, providing the convenience of shopping at over 375 stores in 32 states and Puerto Rico as well as online. Shoe Carnival is committed to offering customers a completely unique and fun shopping experience with a broad assortment of moderately priced dress, casual and athletic footwear for the whole family. Shoe Carnival prides our business on the sales of national and regional brands. The Corporate office is located in Evansville, Indiana and is home to over 150 of the BEST corporate employees that are motivated to excel. Shoe Carnival is committed to being a highly respected company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders, communities and employees. To accomplish this challenging objective, we require talented, highly motivated people with diverse perspectives who will focus on customers, excellence and growth in the footwear industry. If you’re motivated by this kind of environment, we would love to have you on staff to help grow Shoe Carnival.

Shoe Carnival Awards:
• April 2010- Named one of the “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” by Forbes

• October 2007- Named one of “America’s 200 Best Small Companies” by Forbes Magazine

• June 2002- Named one of the “Hot 100 Growth Companies” by Business Week Magazine

• December 2001 - Named “2001 Chain Retailer of the Year” by Footwear News

Culture and Corporate Responsibility

Shoe Carnival is committed to helping build stronger communities by giving back to the areas where we do business. Throughout our history we have demonstrated that commitment with sponsored events, educational programs and charitable donations all focused on strengthening the communities where we operate. Each year we provide generous support to nonprofit organizations like:
• Two Ten Foundation
• United Way
• American Red Cross
• Ronald McDonald House
• Youth First
• Junior Achievement