Job Description

Job Code : VisNiag - Visual Merchandiser Filled
Location : Niagara area
Starting Date : ASAP
Salary : $34-40 + Benefits
Description :

Overview: The Visual Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the visual presentation of the store. Day-to-day responsibilities include merchandising, store maintenance, and training. This position is key in the maintaince and evolutions of the concept and charged with the task of elevating the visual impact of our store and our store team. Further responsibilities include store openings and special projects within the merchandising field. As we expand travel is required.

Responsibilities/Duties:
A. Visual Merchandising / Presentation
• Train all store management in all aspects of visual standards
• Hold regular and scheduled visual training sessions
• Oversee and execute (as needed) window change and daily display maintenance
• Responsible for the training on how to properly dress and maintain all forms (window, upper and interior)
• Communicate store deficiencies i.e. lighting, fixtures, visual standards
• Implement merchandising techniques and promotions as per Owner request or photo directive.
• Ensure ease of customer shopping experience through visual presentation and overall store maintenance
• Work hand-in-hand with store management to plan and execute change at store level
• Understand and support the visual direction
• Actively participate in all merchandising activities including: daily store mantance, store openings and special projects
• Re-merchandise according to sell-through, clarity of offer, and store concept
B. Financial
• Accountable for timely submission of monthly expenses
• Exercise expense control through regular tracking
• Increase productivity through visual merchandising
• Maintain high customer service standards

C. Personal Sales and Customer Service
• Understand and enhance the customer’s experience
• Communicate effectively with customers to determine needs
• Demonstrate ways to increase store productivity
• Demonstrate how new merchandise can mix with existing stock to create freshness and sales opportunities
• Partner with senior management to learn more about company and personal development opportunities

Skills :

Qualifications:
• 2 to 5 years experience in visual merchandising/presentation field
• Strong visual sense
• Ability to train and convey a vision
• Attention to DETAIL
• Think on-your-feet and out-of-the-box
• Ability to understand and adapt merchandising directions and guidelines
• Previous experience utilizing form/mannequins
• Strong understanding of Shannon Passero concept and visual sensibility
• Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
• Excellent communication - verbal and written
• Excellent time management/project skills
• Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines
• Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands
• Strong decision-making abilities
• Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results
• High level of retail understanding
• Dedication to high levels of customer service and sales productivity
• Ability to work well under pressure with multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
• Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with management, customers and co-workers