Visual Merchandising Assistant in Newport News, Virginia at Rooms To Go

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose: To assist the Area Visual Merchandiser and/or Regional Visual Merchandiser in creating and maintaining the visual and merchandise presentation of the showrooms. This includes but not limited to coordinating furniture and accessory placement in accordance with the Standards Manual, implement floor moves to accommodate weekly transfers and hang artwork and mirrors.

Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to the Area Visual Merchandiser and/or the Regional Visual Merchandiser and is selected and reviewed by the Regional Visual Merchandiser and the Director of Visual Merchandising.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Weekly communication with the Area Visual Merchandiser and/or the Regional Visual Merchandiser to ensure the highest visual and merchandise presentation in accordance with the Standards Manual.
  • Follow directive given by the Area Visual Merchandiser and/or Regional Visual Merchandiser to implement floor moves to accommodate weekly transfers with the assistance of the House personnel.
  • Clearly articulate floor moves to store management through verbal and written communication.
  • Establish open and professional communication with the Area Visual Merchandiser, Regional Visual Merchandiser, and Store Management.
  • Consistently rotate furniture and accessories to ensure a fresh presentation at all times in accordance with the Area Visual Merchandiser and Regional Visual Merchandiser's directive.
  • Hang artwork and Mirrors according to the Standards Manual with the assistance of the House personnel.
  • Monitor each store of responsibility to ensure standards are being maintained according to the Standards Manual (Merchandising, angles, general maintenance etc.).
  • Lend support to stores during yearly and mid-year inventories.
  • Publish weekly work schedules and exercise excellent attendance and time management skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation within area of responsibility.

Job Specifications: Requires the ability to work independently, good attendance, a well-groomed business casual appearance, excellent communication and organizational skills and courteous demeanor consistent with excellent customer service. Must be able to lift and move furniture (50 lbs. or more) within the store as well as excellent mobility (bending, lifting, stooping, climbing, pushing, etc.). See Physical Job Description.