Field Visual Merchandiser - House of Sport

DICK'S Sporting Goods
Davenport, IA, USA
Posted 5 days ago
Full timeSporting Goods Manufacturing,Manufacturing,Retail

2300011N

Description

House of Sport by Dick’s Sporting Goods is more than just a store, it’s a destination, an experience, a place where athletes can experiment and play. A house devoted to sport where our community can gather and be inspired. We are fundamentally changing retail by elevating these experiences, delivering first in class service, obsessing over our athletes, inspiring our teammates, and challenging retail norms.

The

Field Visual Merchandiser

is responsible for driving consistent execution of the brand’s visual strategy to create a differentiated customer experience that drives sales, margin and turn while maintaining the highest level of brand and operational excellence throughout the store by ensuring our teammates are executing the DICK’S common purpose both while tasking and delivering a hassle-free, engaging, athlete-first service. They ensure this by strategically delegating and trusting their team to get the job done and ensure the company vision is executed. They are directly involved in creating a high-energy, highly engaged workplace; determined to foster and develop a team who knows they are valued, recognized, invested in, and aware of how their contribution positively impacts the organization. Although they are agile and hyper focused on the business, the FVM is a highly engaged leader providing guidance and developmental teammate support . The FVM can balance strategic execution with teammate development while maximizing profitability through quality merchandise presentation.

Essential Job Functions

  • Promotes Visual Merchandising as a key contributor to sales, margin and turn by maximizing the impact of game plans, brand standards, productivity of product flow, escalating space issues, and seasonal movement of product.
  • Evaluates and understands store KPIs to make commercial decisions and recommendations based on sound financial judgment.
  • Supports House of Sport location through training, to ensure that game plan integrity is followed for major strike points and flexed for stores with unique space constraints.
  • Leads and walks the store regularly to ensure standards are being maintained with department leads/ASM’s and identifies presentation concerns that need updated, providing constructive feedback, guidance, and education to align on expectations.
  • Follows up with tasks to ensure progress is being made, teammates are being held accountable and tasks are appropriately assigned for gameplans to be executed flawlessly.
  • Actively participates in weekly meetings with HoS directors and managers to identify challenges and provide recommendations to address opportunities

Merchandising

  • Provides solutions to store specific visual merchandising challenges based on game plan direction, brand standards, store's unique architecture and sales performance.
  • Ensures that all updates have field leadership and CSC visibility, updates are maintainable / sustainable and documented.
  • Supports and leads major game plan sets with the HOS visual team to understand company merchandising strategies, adjacency relevance, game plan tactics and to act as the "voice of the field" during set development through to execution.
  • Closely partners with the leadership teams for Game Plan updates and strategic product placement to ensure visual standards are met and company strategies are being maximized.
  • Ensures transparent communication amongst visual specialists and teammates by leveraging tools to keep tasks, assignments, and deadlines organized (e.g., Game plan binder, communication board, monthly calendars, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree in Business Management, Retail Management, Visual Merchandising.
  • 3 - 5 Years of Management Experience in Visual Merchandising Experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated understanding of customer and retail merchandising strategies.
  • Strong problem solving skills based on analytics
  • Excellent Training and facilitation skills
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize multiple projects while meeting deadlines and working independently.
  • knowledge of customer service principals.

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