Visual Merchandiser Specialist

Gymshark
New York, NY, USA
Posted 18 days ago
Full time

VISUAL MERCHANDISING SPECIALIST

OVERVIEW:

We’re looking for a Specialist to join our Visual Merchandising team, to help the retail expansion in the US and be dedicated for Brand New Store Opening in New York.

As a VM Specialist, you’ll play a pivotal part in bringing Gymshark to life. Our store environment is totally unique to Gymshark. Our community and customers are our ‘family’, so we treat them as such. We don’t care if they buy, browse, join a class or just hang out. What matters is providing a safe space where everyone belongs and feels welcome.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Creating appealing and eye-catching visual displays to demonstrate the range and of collections and activities that our product support.
  • Assessing current trends and finding innovative strategies of implementation.
  • New Product Drops in store ensuring we are cohesive with current trends and campaign alignment.
  • To adapt the hanging fixtures and update the physical layout of our display rails. (Managing fixture placement and systems layout to accommodate commercial and campaign updates)
  • Ensuring the windows and displays are always merchandised with intent, cohesive with the function they support and styled in line with the brand direction.
  • Identify opportunities for signage to improve the messaging of our product and support the customer journey.
  • Maintaining display areas and mannequin outfits, ensuring all items are in stock and near the display.
  • Review daily sales performance of bestselling product, new product and slow sellers to ensure the most commercial displays are maintained and in stock.
  • Participate in daily floor walks, ensuring the store is always reviewed daily, pre weekend and ahead of peak periods so the most commercial product is in key sight-lines.
  • Contribute daily in team huddles, to share new products, floor updates, and incoming new products.
  • To support and guide the team through training and feedback to ensure everyone is clear about the visual standards we need to maintain.
  • Support the planning and execution of all promotional activities.
  • Knowledgeable of the wider product range available to our customers online, knowing our collections inside and out.
  • Feed back to Team Leads on fragmented lines, or bestselling product to support weekly conversations with merchandising.
  • Review performance of product collections, ensuring the customer journey is supported by clear product presentation and new product is always prominent.
  • Maintaining store signage, equipment and fixtures.
  • Work closely with the Operations team, with clear communication about stock movement, new product lines, lines being removed, and promotional preparation.
  • Ensure the store is always ready to open, with all visual equipment and product moves completed prior to trading hours.
  • Always ready to support and engage with our customers and assist with their needs.
  • Work collaboratively with Customer Team Leads, to receive feedback and listen to requirements and share insight on product performance to provide the best customer journey.
  • Proactively keeping informed about external brand activity, including window displays, key messages and promotional activity.
  • Ready to support, advise and direct, whether it’s for a class, to find product or just walked in to discover who we are, or get directions!
  • Complete all required training within the set timeframe to ensure compliance, knowledge and safety is maintained.
  • Inspire internal and external community with innovative and dynamic styling.
  • Be a Brand ambassador by demonstrating how our values show up, through the care of our community, our genuine interest in their stories and experience with Gymshark, and always being honest and open in all our interactions.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
  • Experience in a visual merchandising role
  • A natural flair for styling, colours and outfit building
  • A passion for community, wellness, or fitness
  • Able to start conversation and enthusiastic about getting to know people
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • A passion for Gymshark Product
  • A positive and solution focused approach
  • Comfortable working with digital technology
  • You can commit to working flexibly, including on weekends, bank holidays and overnights
Need to know about this role:
  • Our shifts vary, this includes having availability Monday-Sunday and early or late shifts
  • We run regular overnight shifts which we schedule in based on a rotation of our team
  • Our store environment is flexible, bright, loud and full of activity!
THE PERKS:

🙌 Competitive ‘Win Together, Lose Together’ Bonus

🩺 Choice of Private Medical Insurance or Healthcare Cash Plan, paid for by us!

🏖 20 days PTO + your birthday

👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment

💰 Employer pension contributions up to 6%

🤩 Life Assurance at one times your basic salary

🦈 50% Gymshark Discount

🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service

🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support

📚 Great Training and Learning Resources

🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software

🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell

🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family

🏋️‍♂️ Gym Members

  • hip Discount

    All benefits are non-contractual, and Gymshark may amend, terminate, or enhance the benefits provided you and our other employees from time to time as it deems a

ppropriate.

BELONGING

AT GYMSHARK.

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talentusa@gymshark.com .

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