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Store Visual Merchandise Associate

Charlotte, NC, United States

Job Id#:19152

Date published: 10-Jul-2016

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Position Summary:

To implement visual merchandising presentation standards and guidelines at store level that are consistent with company standards and directives.  Includes all seasonal strategy, and directives that include fixture usage, placement and standards, dressing of mannequins, forms, signing, accent lighting & all related activities.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Assist Visual Manager or Lead in directing the communication, implementation and follow-up of visual issues (sales events, visual set-ups, shop installations, promotions, special events) with the management team and sales associates within the store to insure visual efforts are maintained and compliment the merchandising efforts
  • Plan, install and maintain all visual setups, shop installations, promotional events and signing per the Corporate seasonal events and directives to best compliment the architecture and department layout of the store
  • Install and maintain promotional event signing and other collateral based on Promotional Sales Event Signing Standards
  • Walk the store daily and react to any recovery needs
  • Perform daily visual maintenance of all areas.  Work with Store Management Team and sales associates to see that daily standards are executed and maintained
  • Maintain visual merchandising storage area and room to prevent any damage or destruction of existing visual collateral or tools
  • Choose merchandise and accessories to be presented on mannequins and bust forms throughout the store to compliment corporate fashion trends.  Press, steam and remove tags to prepare the merchandise going on the forms.
  • Dress mannequins, bust forms and drapers using specified corporate guidelines on a regular schedule according to the Corporate seasonal events, directives, or as merchandise availability dictates
  • Responsible for the installation of all seasonal trim installation based on Corporate Visual directives
  • Install and maintain vendor lettering, graphics and plaques by demand center as needed or prescribed in the corporate vendor listing
  • Adjust and target all accent lighting that are complementing mannequins, table forms, feature walls, end walls and fixturing along main aisles
  • Inspect and check all incoming Visual collateral daily, including merchandising items, fixtures, collateral and supplies
  • Assist in special events and in-store promotions as directed
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned
Requirements/Qualifications:

Education, Training, and/or Certifications: 

Minimum Required:

  • Ability to adhere to all policy and procedure manuals
 

Preferred:

ยง  Bachelors degree and/or equivent years of experience

  • Specific Degree: BS Degree in Fashion Merchandising, Architecture, Interior Design or Art Related Field
  • Specific Certifications: N/A
  • Specific Training: In Store Visual Merchandising

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Minimum Required:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Basic knowledge of tools and measuring devices
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights
  • Ability to lift and carrying props
  • Ability to assemble displays and hang signage at elevated heights
  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Ability to stand for long periods of time