Visual Merchandiser - Mayfair Mall

Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted 18 hours ago
Full timeRetail

Visual Merchandiser

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About AKIRA:In 2002, AKIRA opened the doors to its first women's clothing boutique in Chicago. Since then, the company has extended its reach to 30+ stores across the United States, as well as a thriving eCommerce business ( AKIRA is extremely well-poised for sustained growth as we continue to build a nationally recognized brand.AKIRA’s culture has one very large, distinct difference from other accessible high fashion competitors: Other-Worldly Customer Service and Fanatical, Obsessive Attention to the consumer’s needs and desires. The core principle for all employees at AKIRA is to Act and Think Like an Owner, and this belief can be reflected across all areas of the company.OverviewAs a visual merchandiser, you are responsible for all aspects of merchandising within an assigned store. Such merchandising-related activities must align with company guidelines while still cultivating fashion forward displays showcasing product, but must also drive sales in accordance with our selling culture.

Responsibilities:Independently prioritize in-store merchandising tasks each day by assessing aesthetic needs and analyzing and incorporating weekly selling data

Effectively execute all in-store merchandising tasks according to company guidelines, including but not limited to: floor layout adjustments, floor moves, rack merchandising, table displays, wall displays, accessory displays, sales floor and window mannequin styling, promotional displays, etc.

Communicate regularly with store management staff to ensure merchandising is meeting the needs of selling culture and vice versaComplete daily visual evaluations that assess the quality completion of store closes and summarizes merchandising tasks completed each day

Ensure customers are being delivered the AKIRA styling experience by connecting customers to stylists when none are immediately available for service

Complete various cleaning tasks when changing displays (waxing racks, dusting tables, adjusting lighting after floor moves, etc.)

Process shipment when it arrives when you are present in the store

Assume the responsibility of manager on duty when one is not present, have an ownership mentality to do what is right, when needed. This means everything from cleaning the windows, to ringing on the register, to selling, to performance management

Requirements:Knowledgeable about fashion and trends

Capable of working with various style preferences

Efficient and quick pace when working both independently and as part of a team

Capable of lifting at least 30 lbs.

Willingness to work early in the early morning and/or some late nights

Eagerness to work in a fun environmentStrong organizational, effective communication skills and time management skills

Ability to work flexible hours and extended hours at times

Knows how to prioritize and delegate tasks looking for opportunities to engage the entire team

At AKIRA we believe that treating everyone in a first-class manner is essential to fostering an inclusive environment that reflects our values and our community. This is deeply rooted in our company's principles, culture, and fashion. We continuously strive to cultivate a company where employees feel a sense of belonging and contribute to a culture that values differences, ideas, and experiences. Our unique workforce is directly linked to our success and makes us stronger collectively.

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