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Visual Merchandising Manager (Northeast) in Remote, MA at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Director to establish dynamic room settings within the corporate vision
  • Establish effective work schedules for Visual Coordinators
  • Maintain and validate Visual Weekly Checklists
  • Review and provide feedback to Visual Coordinators
  • Solicit feedback from Store Managers on visual effectiveness
  • Ensure stores maintain acceptable visual standards consistent with the company’s vision
  • Adhere to all company safety and security policies and practices
  • Communicate with the Visual Merchandise Administrative Supervisor(s) to ensure schedules, purchase orders, and other administrative related issues are timely and accurate
  • Work with the Visual Merchandise Supervisor with the flow of assigned special projects to include but not limited to coordination of scheduling, timeline and product placement
  • Serve as a key member of the New Store Set-Up Team
  • Identify and correct all visual inconsistencies
  • Ensure Visual Coordinators maintain the proper classification and adjacency flow by department in assigned store locations
  • Ensure Visual Coordinators 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 Store line Management, Visual Coordinators, Team Members and Corporate contacts:
    • Merchandising concerns and practices
    • Update accordingly on special projects as assigned
    • Ensures stores are aware and adhere to all corporate directives
    • Ensure Visual Coordinators are aware, up to date and adhering to company policies
    • Develop constructive relationships throughout the stores
    • Provide detailed feedback regarding visual Impact in assigned stores

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 years prior retail merchandising/display experience in a multi-store environment
  • Product knowledge of furniture lines and accessories and/or relevant experience within other areas of retail or related environment (e.g. apparel, etc.)
  • Creative vision and strategic outlook
  • 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
  • Some computer knowledge required: Microsoft Outlook ,Word, Excel
  • Ability to move items up to 50lbs without assistance. Ability to move items up to 200lbs with reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to travel up to 100% to existing stores and for new store openings
  • Weekend and late evening work is likely as major display installations often take place when the store is closed to minimize disruption to customers and staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

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.


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