Visual Merchandiser - Woodfield

AKIRA
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full timeHealthcare

AKIRA Visual Merchandiser

AKIRA opened its first women's clothing boutique in Chicago in 2002. Since then, the company has extended its reach to 30+ stores, 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 a distinct difference from other fast-fashion competitors, the core principle for all employees is to Act and Think Like an Owner​, and this belief is reflected across all areas of the company.

The Position

Visual Merchandiser

Overview

As 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 versa
  • Complete 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

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 environment
  • Strong organizational, effective communication skills and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and extended hours at times
  • May be required to travel to support other stores

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Schaumburg, IL 60173: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • visual merchandising: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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