Visual Merchandising Coordinator

Filson
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted 19 hours ago
Full timeManufacturing,Retail

In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

Visual Merchandising Coordinator

The Visual Merchandising Coordinator will support the creation of brand-right, elevated customer experience at our North America stores. This highly collaborative role demands a unique blend of creative thinking, visual storytelling, and detailed execution. This individual is a key collaborator for developing efficient team processes and managing deliverable timelines. The ideal candidate will be skilled in balancing attention to detail with aesthetic perspective to create successful near- and long-term strategies.

Operations

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create achievable workflows to deliver monthly and seasonal direction on time
  • Manage all aspects of store assortments, including tracking of dropped styles and late deliveries to provide strategic pivots where necessary
  • Lead meeting calendar for internal and cross-functional teams
  • Provide operational support for new store openings

Creative Strategy

  • Build in-store presentations and documents that communicate the direction and execution of monthly floorsets
  • Integrate knowledge of Visual Merchandising best practices to elevate Filson stores to a best-in-class consumer experience
  • Develop visual standards and training to build store team skillsets

Communications

  • Build, format, and maintain visual documents for store direction and cross-functional alliance
  • Support internal alignment through meeting recaps, follow-ups, and the establishment of feedback loops
  • Manage VM communication with stores

Skills For Success

  • 3+ years of experience in Visual Merchandising; blend of Retail and Corporate experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative software
  • Experience in executing Visual Merchandising initiatives, including window displays, mannequin styling, and campaign installations within the retail store environment
  • Experience building out documents/templates as a frame for strategic work and project execution
  • Understanding of retail business structure – process, goals, reporting, and analysis
  • Passion for improving processes with an eagerness to learn
  • Willingness to process feedback in a positive and solution-oriented way
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with flexibility and persistence
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

Special Physical And/or Mental Requirements

  • Regular travel expected for market visits, new store openings, and refits
  • Regular lifting of objects up to 30 lbs

Note: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Filson is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.

Job Location: Filson WHQ - Seattle

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Visual Merchandising

Last Updated: 8/22/22

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