Merchandise Manager - Bealls Department Store

US-FL-Port Orange
2 months ago
Requisition ID
2016-7110

Overview

Merchandise Manager

 

Function: Responsible for creating and delivering a compelling brand experience through effective merchandising techniques and visual excellence. 

  • Reports to Store Manager.
  • Extensive interaction with customers, associates and Management Team.
  • Some interaction with vendors and Corporate visitors.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

People:

  • Participate in the talent selection process for Area Managers, Merchandise Handlers and Visual Merchandisers.
  • In conjunction with Store Manager, trains Area Managers, Merchandise Handlers, Visual Merchandisers and all other direct reports on merchandise presentation techniques.
  • Facilitate focused training on merchandise, shop concepts, product flow, inventory flex, store mapping, map review and      visual presentation to ensure consistency of Brand experience.

 

Disciplines:

  • Partner with Store Manager, Regional Manager of Merchandising and Regional Merchandise Coordinators on the development of merchandise presentations.
  • Lead total store coordination of Corporate presentations, including implementation of divisional merchandising concepts - shop concepts, trend ideas and lifestyle concepts.
  • Partner with Store Manager and Regional Manager of Merchandising to identify business opportunities and create action plans to drive sales results.
  • Consistently teach, develop and empower direct reports to interpret Store, Divisional and/or Brand presentations to improve customer experience and drive top line sales.
  • Teach and direct team to meet Bealls Best Practices.

 

Process:

  • Utilize daily and weekly sales reports to track, analyze and communicate business results to determine strategies that will maximize sales.
  • Communicate merchandise opportunities, assortment needs, product performance observations and feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Regional Manager of Merchandising.
  • Communicate hardware, fixture and mannequin needs to Store Manager and Regional Manager of Merchandising.
  • Facilitate open communication with Store Manager, Regional Visual Merchandise Coordinator, and Regional Manager of Merchandising on all pertinent information that relates to current direction and/or opportunities to drive business within their store.
  • Direct placement and presentation of floor-ready receipts on the sales floor.
  • Oversee teams to effectively set promotions, aisle and impulse programs, and events in a timely manner
  • Maintain current awareness and knowledge of the competitive landscape.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of retail management including merchandising/visual experience and a two year college degree or equivalent upper-level retail management experience.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, build partnerships and influence teams.
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to conduct effective Store walk-throughs with Leadership
  • Demonstrates business acumen with strategic and analytical skills
  • Schedule flexibility to include evenings and weekends to meet demands of the business.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver's License.
  • Ability to travel based on business needs.

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