Visual Merchandiser

Date Posted July 3, 2019
  • Department Visual Merchandising
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 51859

People are the key to our success. We are committed to hiring the very best people and promoting a culture that develops existing talent and promotes from within. Here is an opportunity to further grow and develop your career with the Company at Bluenotes’ Head Office.

Job Description:

The Visual Merchandiser works with the plannograms in store to help bring them to life ensuring that we maximize merchandise sales productivity by determining category space allocation and adjacencies to appropriately place product. Ensures that planograms are flexible enough to work with multiple store concepts & assortment. Analyzes and reviews in store sales, activation of merchandise and grouping of merchandise collections. Participates and supervises special projects, new store openings, and seasonal launches. Identifies and quickly resolves presentation issues by escalating to Manager of Visual Merchandising. Supports the creation of the visual directives as needed and assists in the coordination of visual workloads to ensure timely completion. Tours to audit & train stores as schedule permits.

Responsibilities:
•Support the Visual Department in overall visual & window strategy.
•Support new store openings.
•Analyze weekly directive strategies and how it differs from the competition.
•Implement visual presentation strategies with store personnel.
•Development strategies that support business growth – weekly direction tips/practices
•Contribute content and ideas for visual presentation directives
•Ensure visual directions meet corporate standards in different locations for different concept strategies. Pictures etc. of new concept
•Execute visual direction to set an example of excellent visual presentation for the chain and shoot for directives.
•Provide feedback on all Visual Merchandising communication to the Manager of Visual Merchandising, evaluating accuracy and ease/ challenges of execution.
•Weekly tour of stores to see how the directives are being implemented at store level to learn how to constantly improve the visual direction for chain stores
•Complete special projects, as assigned.

Qualifications:
•Post Secondary Education in the Fashion Field, preferably Visual Merchandising/Presentation or equivalent job-related experience.
•Minimum 2 years retail management or visual merchandising experience.
•Professional, detail oriented, patient, positive team player with high standards and strong work ethic.
•Strong organization and time management skills
•Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
•Compliance and execution commitment.
•Strong coaching and training skills
•Creativity and enthusiasm
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Excellent problem-solving skills

Other Skills/Abilities:
•Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business
•Strong influencing, problem analysis and decision making skills
•Strong ability to teach/train and to facilitate training sessions
•Excellent communication, verbal, written and presentation skills
•Mobility with a current Driver’s License
•Ability to travel for special projects

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Bluenotes is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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