Visual Merchandising Manager

Hilton Head Island, SC, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

The role of the Store Visual Merchandise Manager is to assume a leadership role for implementing visual merchandising standards and guidelines at store level that are consistent with company’s standards and directives. Plan, implement, communicate, and train visual associates to properly execute dressing of mannequins, forms, signing, accent lighting, fixturing standards, and implementation of visual directives in the store to gain consistent presentation standards.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise store management on communication and implementation of visual issues (i.e.: adjacencies, sale events, visual set-ups, shop installations, promotions, special events.)
  • Supervise store management on communication and implementation of visual issues (i.e.: adjacencies, sale events, visual set-ups, shop installations, promotions, special events.)
  • Train, develop, direct, and oversee visual staff members (VM Associates.)
  • Supervise plan, and implement seasonal visual collateral with Store Manager
  • Oversee and perform daily visual maintenance for all areas. Work with Store Manager, ASM’s, STM’s and associates to see that daily standards are executed and maintained
  • Participate in weekly walk-through with Store Manager and attend workload planning meeting in-store
  • Oversee and maintain all mannequins, forms, on a regular basis according to the merchandising corporate directives
  • Responsible for the coordination, inventory, and proper storage of all seasonal trim to prevent damage or destruction of existing materials. Work with Store Manager and Regional Visual Manager to secure proper space and meet requirements. Manage, maintain, and organize Visual room
  • Oversee planning, coordination, and installation of Cosmetic collateral based on Corporate Cosmetic Calendar and individual store setups. Maintain and inventory all cosmetic collateral properly to ensure no damage occurs
  • Manage installation and current upkeep of vendor identification by Demand Center as indicated in the Visual Demand Center ID listing. Install departmental identification as prescribed in the store fore mentioned listing
  • Oversee, adjust and target all accent (spotlights) lighting that are complementing mannequins, table forms, strike zones, icon walls, and fixturing along main aisles
  • Work with Store Operations to verify and inspect all incoming Visual receipts and transfer of visual merchandising items, fixtures, collateral and supplies
  • Follow corporate procedures and policies regarding merchandise borrowed from department stock that are used in visual displays and on mannequins. Manage and maintain accurate records
  • Train and supervise Visual Associates in planning and installation of visual directives. Train Visual Associates on the proper usage of tools
  • Review and direct visual associates and general managers in the planning and installation of visual directives for successful quality implementation
  • Oversee and follow up on vendor and in store shop installations and report any issues back to Regional Visual Manager
  • Interview, evaluate, and recommend visual candidates
  • Assist in special events and in-store promotions as directed
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers, management, and corporate personnel
  • Ability to supervise, direct, and motivate associates
  • Ability to present merchandise in knowledgeable, creative and appealing manner
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to translate fashion trends, styles and colors
  • Eye for detail and color coordination
  • Ability to work independently
Education / Experience Requirements

Position Contribution Level :

Entry Level

Minimum Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years experience in Visual Merchandising or retail management
Preferred Education & Experience
  • Bachelors degree and/or equivelent years of experience
  • Specific Degree: BS Degree in Fashion Merchandising, Architecture, Interior Design or Art Related Field
  • Specific Certifications: N/A
  • Specific Training: In Store Visual Merchandising or retail management
Knowledge / Skills Requirements
  • Must be able to lift between up to 50 lbs
  • Basic knowledge of tools and measuring devices
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to paint using oil, latex, and spray paints
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights
  • Ability to lift and carrying props
  • Ability to assemble displays and hang signage at elevated heights
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
Reporting RelationshipsSupervisor :

Regional Visual Manager with a dotted line to the Store Manager


Supervises :

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