Assistant Manager - Visual Merchandising

Banana Republic
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted 25 days ago
Full time


Born from two California creatives fueled by their explorer spirits, Banana Republic has repositioned itself as a premium, experiential lifestyle brand for today’s modern world. Designed for a life where anything is possible, we use the finest materials with the latest fabric innovations to create timeless, versatile clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Through our home and art collections, we extend beyond apparel and are a part of our customers' lives at home.

We are creating memorable, immersive experiences online and in-store that build lasting relationships and solve our customers’ lifestyle needs. Our team is made up of passionate and curious storytellers who are pushing the boundaries to deliver consistent, quality product through an elevated customer experience. Sound interesting? Join us as on the BR journey as we create what’s next.


In this role, you will set the tone for the store team and help bring our brands vision and storytelling to life for our customers and employees through visual merchandising. Your leadership role is critical in supporting the execution of the store strategy to achieve performance goals and drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store, including customer and product operations, merchandising, and talent development. Through collaboration with your leadership team, your goal is to teach others and coach behaviors to cultivate a high performing team that meets or exceeds goals.


- Lead the implementation of merchandising strategies and initiatives

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure proper execution of merchandising plans

- Create and maintain mapping for product displays

- Support the development and execution of promotional campaigns

All leaders are expected to become experts of the brand's selling behaviors, leading and leveraging these behaviors with every customer who walks through our doors and allowing us to provide an exceptional customer experience

Recruit, hire and develop people to drive a culture of high performance and engagement

Accountable for team performance through teaching, coaching and providing meaningful feedback to build capabilities

Support strategies and processes using a customer centric mindset to deliver results, drive store sales, and maximize efficiencies and productivity

Promote community involvement

Adapt team priorities to respond to customer and business partner needs

Provide front line supervision to an operational, service or administrative team


- Previous experience in a similar role preferred

- Knowledge of merchandising principles and techniques

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

Provides clear and direct communication of expectations and gives feedback while listening to learn in order to unlock personal and business results

Proven ability to organize and utilize time management and prioritization skills to effectively manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands

Strength in driving metrics to deliver results that will meet or exceed business goals

Able to travel as required

Probe beyond the stated situation, uses reporting and company tools to find identify underlying issues and considers possible alternatives

Good understanding of concepts and procedures within own subject area


Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.

One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*

Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*

Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*

Employee stock purchase plan.*

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*

See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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