Visual Merchandiser Associate

Winston Retail
New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full timeRetail
Position Summary

As our full time Field Visual Merchandiser for a leading retailer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories, your goal is to provide product, marketing and window presentation expertise to 2 of the retailer’s New York City flagship locations. If you have the skills to support a dynamic retail image and work with visual merchandising directives as well as the visual merchandising team to ensure the highest standards of visual & marketing presentations are reflected at all times, then you’d be a great fit for our team. Candidates with a competitive edge capable of creating compelling, impactful visual experiences for this leading and renowned athletic retailer should definitely apply!

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Product/Marketing Presentation Program Knowledge
  • In store visual merchandising
  • In store marketing
  • Installations
  • Special event support
  • Vendor partnership
    • Communication & Documentation
  • Communicate accomplishments, opportunities & needs on a daily basis (for both locations) to main corporate point of contact and in form or store visit report
  • Location Visits
  • Location visits will be pre-determined by main client point of contact on a weekly basis (note that adjustments may be made based on location priorities)
  • Timely visit arrival and communication with main contact and store manager
  • Checklist assessment review
  • Merchandising, Marketing and Window implementation
  • Review all changes
  • Complete Daily Store Visit Report within 24 hours of visit

Requirements

  • Must be an outgoing, team player with the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal direction.
  • 5+ Years of prior retail visual merchandising experience with footwear & apparel experience required
  • Strong visual merchandising and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with various teams and store functions.
  • Understanding of special organization and ability to read floor plan layouts and directives
  • Understanding of retail environments and standard processes
  • Ability to comprehend visual merchandising plans and translate into appropriate solutions
  • Ability to function and be productive in an ever changing environment, flexibility is KEY
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Excel, email, digital photography, Word)
  • Access to computer and digital camera – high speed internet strongly recommended
  • A Smartphone and/or tablet device is desirable but not required
  • Some local travel required. Flexible work schedule a plus.

Physical Ability

  • Standing, walking – ability to be on your feet for hours at a time
  • Lifting approximately 50 pounds (example: mannequins) and reaching and climbing a ladder

Requisition ID: 2022-3008

External Company Name: Winston Retail

External Company URL: www.winstonretail.com

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