Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Visual Merchandising Coordinator in Chicago South Loop, IL at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 12/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • The primary function of the Visual Merchandise Coordinator is to create, develop and maintain a strong visual impact in an assigned group of stores. The visual merchandise coordinator is a part of a professional team, who plays a vital role in all Bob’s stores and is responsible for the overall visual appeal and excitement for our customers, ultimately IMPACTING SALES.
  • Job Description

    Job Responsibilities

    • Create and execute unique and dynamic room settings within the corporate vision that sets us apart from other major furniture retailers
    • Ensure visual consistency throughout each store
    • Identifying and correcting all visual inconsistencies
    • Develop and maintain the proper classification and adjacency flow by department
    • Maximize selling space and merchandising potential in each store
    • Review sales by classification before determining any major floor moves to properly effect sales
    • Continually critique and challenge your own merchandising approach to ensure visual excellence
    • Effectively communicate with district and store line management:
      • Merchandising concerns and practices
      • Ensures stores are aware and adhere to all corporate directives
      • Develops constructive relationships throughout the stores
    • Effectively communicates with Visual Merchandising Manager
    • Recommendations to improve our merchandising approach
    • Merchandising challenges you may experience for guidance
    • Documentation of store by store recaps addressing accomplishments, concerns and follow-up
    • Submit all expense reports in a timely manner for approval
    • All full-time visuals are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week
    • Part-time visuals to be determined on an individual basis

    Required Qualifications

    • Strong product knowledge of all furniture lines and accessories
    • Confident in variety of merchandising situations/challenges and effectively address them in a timely manner
    • Strong knowledge of visual merchandising techniques and strategies
    • The ability to anticipate merchandising concerns before they occur and take appropriate action to correct them
    • Ability to accept merchandising direction for self improvement and company objectives
    • Strong influencing, communication and decision making skills
    • Strong multi tasking and time management skills
    • Ability to travel when necessary for existing and new store opening
    • Some computer knowledge required Microsoft Outlook ,Word, Excel

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.