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Retail Visual Merchandiser (Full-Time) - Union Square Flagship, San Francisco City

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Downtown San Francisco City, CA, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

"Fast Retailing" - Our company name incorporates our passion to provide customers with the products they want swiftly and smoothly. At Fast Retailing we are striving to improve people's lives by changing society for the better, through the value of clothing and positive corporate contributions to the community. This ideal is summed up by our core business philosophy, "Changing clothes. Changing conventional wisdom. Change the world."

Position Overview:
 

Reporting to the Visual Merchandising Display Manager & Store Manager, the Visual Merchandiser (Visual Merchandising Associate) provides solutions to store specific visual and merchandising challenges using brand standards and corporate visual guidelines to maintain brand integrity. The Visual Merchandiser adapts corporate visual direction based on individual store need and inventory levels and drives sales through strategic merchandise placement and compelling displays.

  
Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide a consistent customer experience by maintaining brand standards for visual presentation, cleanliness and organization throughout the store.
  • Ensure all merchandise is represented on the floor in full size runs and proper signage is present.
  • Partner with management to prepare for and implement seasonal merchandising presentations and new visual merchandising initiatives.
  • Partner with store management team to monitor merchandise sell through and replenishment utilizing sales reports.
  • Create visually appealing and brand appropriate displays to drive sell through and react to the needs of the business in the store.
  • Adjust lighting to highlight merchandise and displays per company standard.
  • Pro-actively manage customer needs and exceed expectations by utilizing the U.N.I.Q.L.O. service standard, following the UNIQLO Fundamental Principles and saying the 6 standard phrases.
  • Provide product and brand knowledge to employees and customers.
  • Follow all company policy and procedure & notify management of any infractions
  • Assist management to identify and resolve issues in the store.
  • Support store team to meet and exceed sales goals.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by management

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Ability to create compelling visual presentations according to company guidelines and brand standards.
  • Ability to drive sales through effective merchandise placement and display.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to offer solutions to store specific visual and merchandising challenges using brand standards and HQ direction as a guideline
  • Ability to identify potential visual merchandising opportunities and provide creative solutions.
  • Ability to work within teams and create partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and store personnel
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, read computer terminals, push, pull or move objects of at least 50 lbs.
  • Ability to effectively maneuver around sales floor and stockroom, repetitive bending, prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, squatting, and climbing

 

Schedule Requirements:

 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that meets the business needs, including nights, evenings and weekends. 

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least six (6) months of retail visual merchandising or product display experience.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

Posting Notes: Downtown San Francisco City || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || Store Staff || Store Operations || UNIQLO || EX:OUT; SF:AJ; SF:CO; SF:FA; SF:FJ; SF:IN; SF:LI; SF:MA; SF:SC; SF:SH || UNIQLO ||