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Merchandise Project Manager - Minneapolis

Burlington Stores Saint Louis Park, MN
  • Expired: April 13, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Merchandise Project Manager! Are you a store merchandising leader with solid multi-store experience? Do you have great multitasking and organizational skills? Are you a creative problem-solver who can react and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

The Merchandise Project Manager, based in the Minneapolis market, is responsible for facilitating and instituting all store merchandise initiatives for their assigned territory. Candidates must have 5+ years of experience in a multi-store retail role, with a focus on store merchandising required. Experience with new store/remodel merchandising initiatives is essential. A minimum of 80% travel required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Responsibilities include:

-Spearhead and control all merchandising-related store projects, roll-outs, remodels, refreshes and new stores. Act as lead representative and hands on advisor throughout the entire process of individual project. Act as content expert and support system to stores on all merchandising directives.
-Intense new store and remodel focus which includes onsite training of store staff and complete responsibility of store merchandising standards. Communicate with field leadership daily on stores progress and with corporate team concerning any issues with product needs or store layout. Ensure store is set 100% to standard and store teams have necessary tools to maintain. Perform checklist to ensure fixtures and graphics are placed correctly. Provide information if follow up or changes are needed.
-Coach, Train and develop store personal in merchandising standards. Drive sales thru focused direction given on each project as well as developing relationships to foster two way communications to aide stores in ongoing basis.
-Partner with Field Leadership for realignments and reallocation of floor space to improve store sales. Communicate information to store planning to maintain company floor plans.
-Conduit of all merchandising information from the corporate office to the field.
-Participate in decision making when developing scope of work for special projects. Gather, filter and help plan information to aide corporate to make sound business decisions. Validate final store floor plans and offer enhanced insight to individual floor layouts for accurate results.
-Critical to all store capital projects providing needed communication with merchandise presentation, store planning and fixture procurement. Work in partnership with these teams to execute projects and eliminate any issues as they arise.
-Target high volume markets in fourth quarter to help elevate store standards thru hands on training and deliberate focus on key sales areas.
-Travel to struggling markets to assist field leadership in getting stores on course. Training markets, often hands on and providing informational training sessions to entire regions.

If you...

...are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;
...take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;
...are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;
...believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;
...want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You're going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(K) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.