Visual Merchandiser

Ohio, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full time

Visual Merchandiser- AKIRA Beachwood

This is a Store Based position with Full Time Hours and Full Benefits.

AKIRA Visual Merchandisers are fanatical, detail oriented, servant leaders and love working in fast paced store environments. They can execute personal projects as well as motivate and work through others. They can also interact with our selling culture, execute visual and operations directives based on the needs of the business and teach and develop their team to do the same. Our Visual / Operations Managers are excellent recruiters and able to teach & develop top talent. They promote high morale, a diverse team and a highly sales oriented store culture. We live to make our customers look & feel good. Through leading by example and acting & thinking like an owner, our managers stop at nothing from achieving their personal & store goals.


● Executing a weekly operations checklist

● Leading shipment team and keeping backroom & backstock standards

● Training back room, floor associates and cashiers on standards and expectations

● Ensuring store operations and visual presentation are up to AKIRA standards

● Maintaining mannequins, rack stories, sales floor & backroom presentation

● Executing a weekly visual directive

● Executing floor moves and general floor planning

● Thinking outside the box & problem solving

● Leading shipment team & getting product onto the floor within time limit

● Upholding and teaching time management, attention to detail & sense of urgency

● Completing weekly operations directives

● Completing weekly clearance & promotions directives

● Read sales reporting and affect positive growth in product areas

● Recruiting, interviewing, & hiring new employees & managers

● Training, developing, & retaining top-notch employees & managers

● Reinforcing & improving our selling culture through our 5 steps of selling

● Serving as a supreme motivator for employees & managers

● Upholding and enforcing all AKIRA policies

● Achieving & surpassing individual sales goals

● Achieving & surpassing the store’s daily, weekly, & monthly sales goals

● Leading by example to promote and exemplify AKIRA’s culture, & code of conduct

through our 4 principles


● Passion for fashion

● Fanatical work ethic

● Strong Leadership skills

● Excellent communication & organizational skills

● Minimum of 1 year experience in retail management

● Ability to supervise, motivate, & direct employees effectively

● Ability to adapt well to new direction and embrace change

● In-depth knowledge of visual merchandising & customer service

● In-depth knowledge of store operations including: inventory control, loss prevention,

retail systems, & store budget preparation

● Ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment, where being hands-on is critical

to our store’s success

● Ability to work in a collaborative environment and establish & sustain strong

relationships with employees & managers

● Ability to promote diversity and acceptance as well as foster a safe work environment for people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression.

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