Visual Merchandiser

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Inc.
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeNonprofit & NGO
Position starts at $16.50 per hour along with annual merit increases and production bonuses. All team members are eligible for a variety of career development and skill training classes at no cost and can enjoy a generous team member discount. Full time team members are also eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance along with paid time off.


Implements visual merchandising programs. Sets in-store visual displays in support of the organization's sales objectives. Travels to store locations to communicate and implement visual merchandising strategy and plan by creating eye-catching in-store displays that align with the organization’s strategy in order to drive brand awareness to the target audience and increase sales revenue by performing the following duties.


are listed below in order of importance, from most important to least important.

Ensures merchandising standards are adhered to and assists store teams with all customer facing store merchandising.

Maintains visual merchandising guidelines for GISP stores, to include traditional thrift stores, outlets, and boutiques.

Sets seasonal displays at all stores.

Trains store teams on merchandising techniques for displays, colorization, color blocking, fixture layouts, and store signage.

Identifies trends in category sales and reports them to Visual Merchandising Manager.

Performs competitive shopping and reports findings to Visual Merchandising Manager to assist with price change recommendations.

Assists in the opening of new stores and pop-up events to work with store teams on layout, displays, and merchandising.

Assists store teams in setting plan-o-grams and displays for new goods items to ensure highest possible revenue.

Assists DGR Teams with any pop-up or special events as needed.

Reports known or suspected security and/or theft problems to Loss Prevention.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Performs other job-related tasks as assigned by the Visual Merchandising Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following competencies defined for a TEAM Leader within Goodwill’s Leadership Competency Model and in alignment with our Core Values and Strategic Vision:

Mission & Community Oriented:

  • Commitment to Goodwill’s Mission & Core Values – Models and champions Goodwill’s Mission and Core Values
  • Commitment to Inclusion – Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives
  • Community & Service Driven – Models high-level services that differentiate Goodwill from other organizationsPEOPLE ORIENTED

People Oriented:

  • Relationship-Building Skills – Effectively models approachability and openness
  • Communication Skills – Effectively tailors communication to the appropriate audience
  • Commitment to Development – Encourages staff to utilize tools to support their development

Results Oriented:

  • Commitment to Quality Results – Encourages staff accountability for meeting goals and producing high-quality results
  • Business Acumen – Effectively transfers learning from one situation to another
  • Stewardship – Effectively works within financial guidelines and reports all financial irregularities immediately to managementORIENTED

Personal Development Oriented:

  • Emotional Maturity – Tempers personal emotions and escalates sensitive issues to the appropriate level of management
  • Integrity – Effectively models sound professional ethics
  • Capacity for Change – Champions the awareness and impact of change

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Also listed below are the physical demands that must be met by the employee and the work environment characteristics that the employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years of visual merchandising experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Valid Driver's License (Class C), car insurance and reliable automobile.

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