Visual Merchandiser/Sales Associate (FT)

Urban Owl
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail

We are looking for an innovative visual merchandiser to assist in generating sales through creative retail displays that capture buyers’ attention, with the goal of providing an excellent in-store experience. You will employ visual merchandising principles to convert window shoppers into prospects by driving branding and sales objectives in order to maximize profitability.

This is a sales function and reports to Urban Owl Store Manager.

To be successful as a visual merchandiser you must ensure our store’s visual appearance is maintained to the highest standard, at all times.

Visual Merchandiser Responsibilities

  • Creating and implementing a visual merchandising strategy for the store.
  • Ensuring the strategy is in line with the store’s brand, products, and target market.
  • Generating sketches of visual displays that meet the store’s visual design requirements.
  • Finalizing designs and creating detailed floor plans for display areas.
  • Sourcing the props, creative materials, and accessories for displays including Vintage pieces.
  • Installing and setting up 4 window displays/year, walkways, counters, and in-store displays, or supervising contractors hired for this purpose.
  • Changing displays to promote new product launches or to reflect festive or seasonal themes.
  • Monitoring costs and working within budget.
  • Researching lifestyle and design trends that will inform the visual merchandising strategy.

Sales Associate Responsibilities

  • Greet warmly customers as they enter the shop, identify their needs, recommend the appropriate products and respond quickly and resourcefully to any requests and concerns.
  • Create a positive, inviting environment for customers.
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints.
  • Maintain the sales floor by restocking shelves, updating pricing information and completing inventory management tasks according to the shop policies and procedures. Restock products and assisting in delivery receiving.
  • Collaborate with other team members to keep the sales floor area as well as back room clean and organized all the time.
  • Accurately perform cashier duties: handling cash, checks and credit card transactions with precision while following shop policies and procedures.
  • Support opening and closing store activities.

Visual Merchandiser Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communications, spatial design, interior design, retail management, or a related field.
  • Proven work experience as a visual merchandiser or visual manager.
  • Comprehensive portfolio of relevant visual design work.
  • Working knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices.
  • Ability to analyze sales merchandising reports.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible working hours, including evenings and weekends.

About Urban Owl

Urban Owl is one of the latest addition to the vibrant neighborhood: Bishop Arts District. Our mission is to provide customers curated gifts and personal goods in a one of a kind boutique environment that offers an exclusive sensorial experience. Urban Owl offers a wide variety of products so that everyone finds a gift for every occasion.

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