Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager
Sundance is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager to join our team. Sundance is a leading omni-channel specialty retailer with headquarters located in Salt Lake City, UT. Robert Redford founded Sundance Catalog in 1989 and we have been growing ever since. Sundance is a brand that supports artistic endeavors and focuses on the creative process and originality. We are committed to providing world class service, while offering unique products that showcase artistic inspiration. Sundance has grown to be a unique lifestyle brand with a compelling assortment of products and over 550 employees located in several states. Summary We are seeking an individual to assist us as we open our newest retail store in Fairfax, VA. The Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager partners with the store management team in driving store sales by offering outstanding customer service and persistent attention to detail on product presentation and maintaining product in-stock position. Must effectively supervise all aspects of merchandise in the store, including in-stock position, tracking key item movement and executing visual merchandising directive. Must be actively engaged in store operations and maintain a positive energetic work environment. Consistently demonstrate and uphold the Sundance culture with the utmost integrity. Requirements Associates degree in a related field, BS or BA preferred Five plus years retail management experience, including previous specialty retail experience with management responsibilities Experience with a premium brand retailer Experience in an environment where customer service is highly regarded Computer literacy including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point Duties & Responsibilities Customer Service/Sales Consistently exceeds the expectations and requirements of both the internal and external customer. Listens to customers and uses their feedback to improve service levels in the store. Achieves budget sales, payroll and inventory goals. Analyzes sales trends and develops plans and schedules to maximize profits and minimize costs. Executes merchandise standards and display guidelines and floor changes as directed. Resolves issues in a timely and cost effective manner. Provides ongoing sales and product training for the staff to achieve sales goals. In addition to assisting the Store Manager and the Associate Manager in the above tasks your key responsibility will be to manage all aspects of visual merchandise coordination between the store and the support office. Merchandise presentation in the store is a significant part of your job responsibilities. Store Teams Active in product knowledge training of the staff and encouraging a store environment where turnover is kept to a minimum. Provides challenging goals and assignments to ensure all associates are trained and performing to company expectations Motivates and develops associates by providing frequent developmental discussions, product training, sales and service techniques. Assists in writing and delivering store associate reviews. Standards of Operations Maintains disciplines for visual standards, store cleanliness. Monitors inventory procedures, and sees that shrink goals are met. Consistently enforces all company policies and procedures. Performs opening/closing procedures and ensures bank deposits are done daily. Keeps open and responsive communication with Store Manager as well as the District Manager. If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration apply through LinkedIn or mail your resume to: Sundance, c/o Sharon Kovach, 2910 District Ave., #140, Fairfax, VA 22031.