Assistant Visual Merchandiser

New York, NY, USA
Posted 29 days ago

About the Company

CAMP is a Family Experience Company that helps answer the question “What should we do today?” through a unique combination of Retail & Media. Launched in December of 2018, CAMP operates nine retail locations in New York, Texas, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, and New Jersey, and serves families everywhere via its digital platforms.

CAMP will open stores in other major markets in the coming months.

What is the Role?

We are looking for an Assistant Visual Merchandiser. This role will directly report to Visual Merchandising Manager (VMM). You will be responsible for supporting the creation and maintenance of displays that capture the CAMP aesthetic and keeping all of CAMP’s diverse customers and families engaged. You will work closely with the merchandising team to help coordinate visual floor sets and to ensure we bring the stories of our brands and products to life. You will be working closely with the store teams to identify and address daily store visual needs.

What will you do at CAMP?

  • Working with the VMM to identify and address day to day store merchandise and display needs.
  • Collaborating and communicating with cross functional teams such as: Merchandising, Allocations, Supply Chain, Creative team etc, within CAMP to execute certain projects/merchandising needs
  • Briefing staff on stock levels, display and rotation to ensure every space is optimized
  • Understanding merchandising trends and industry best practices
  • Organizing and facilitating CAMP Experiences aka theme flips
  • Facilitating merchandising of calendar holidays, events and specific store theme sets across all channels
  • Assisting VMM and store teams to open new CAMP locations and experiences for all stores including those out of state
  • Holding all store teams accountable for maintaining store standards, specifically pertaining to merchandising and display
  • Traveling to stores on a daily basis to support visual merchandising needs and facilitating trainings
  • Creating displays that drive financial targets and goals.

What will you bring to CAMP?

  • Minimum of 2+ years work experience in a Visual Merchandising role that targets diverse markets and customers
  • Experience working in retail, specifically in some capacity of a visual merchandising role at a high level
  • Creative vision and ideas that strengthen the brand identity
  • Passion to deliver memorable experiences to customers
  • Desire to be part of a tight-knit team looking to transform the traditional retail experience
  • Hold yourself and your employees/team to high standards
  • Not afraid to jump in where needed - no task is too big or too small for you and you are willing to throw down and help your team before you are asked
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Understand retail business acumen
  • Understand microsoft excel and powerpoint/ google sheets and slides
  • Start-up experience is a bonus but not a requirement
  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States
  • Experience working in retail, specifically in some capacity of a visual merchandising role at a high level
  • If hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason (including pregnancy) not to be vaccinated

What you’ll love about us:

We are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • We empower diverse voices because it is the only way to bring the best experiences to all the families that we aim to serve
  • We are dedicated to creating an inclusive workplace culture that welcomes all perspectives, change, and open conversations
  • We build social equity by providing our team with access, education, and career growth
  • We highlight products, vendors, and our team that represents our customers' beautiful spectrum of diversity

We provide our team with best:

We offer a variety of options that are designed to fit the needs of you and your family.

  • Flexible Paid Time Off to use for vacation, personal days, well-being, or an illness
  • Stock Option grants in CAMP
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage including pharmacy benefits, virtual doctor visits, and more
  • Parental leave that supports our team members and their families
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mass Transit & Commuter Parking Programs
  • Benefits Concierge: a team of dedicated and experienced employee benefits advocates who are ready to help you and your family with questions.
  • Employee Assistance Program: offers support around Education, Legal and Financial Planning, Career Development, Lifestyle and Fitness Management, Mental Health, and Dependent Care
  • 20% off fertility and family planning services
  • 20% off all merchandise at CAMP stores and
  • 401(k) Plan

Interested in joining the team?

Submit your resume and cover letter. Address your cover letter to me, Katie, letting me know why you want this job and why we should hire you!

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