Visual Merchandiser New Store Opening

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Retail



Description

Job Summary:

In this position, you will work as part of a team of Winston Merchandisers and directly with the Client's Visual Merchandising Team Lead to open a new furniture store. Together with the Team Lead, you will use your strong merchandising skills and visual flair to create imaginative displays with dynamic vision. 

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to new store opening set-up and communicating effectively with senior level management. 

You will be required to provide photos and reports for each visit which are communicated via Winston’s proprietary web based store visit reporting site. 

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years retail experience, vertical store, wholesale or branded apparel experience. Previous experience within a furniture or home store is a plus.

  • Previous work as a merchandise coordinator at an apparel, accessory or footwear company

  • Manager level at department store, vertical retailers or specialty store experience

  • Experience in relationship building with store management at various levels

  • Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.

  • Superior visual merchandising expertise

  • Communicates timely and effectively (both verbal and written)

  • Strong execution and implementation of merchandising and/or creative planograms/directives

  • Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge (Excel, Word, email and digital photography)

  • Proficient in capturing crisp, clear mirror image photography (before and after photos showcasing completed work)

  • Client liaison with all store personnel – strong relationships at the door level a must!

  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds & be on your feet for 8hrs.

  • Smartphone device for reporting purposes -- Android OS 8.0 or higher/Apple iOS 8.0 or higher
  • Must know how to download and install an app on your smart phone
  • Must have the ability to upload a report, which includes multiple photos, to our reporting site via the app
  • Must be able to keep phone OS up to date
  • Must know how to use wi-fi services

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