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Urban Outfitters Visual Merchandising Manager

Urban Outfitters Annapolis, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

OVERVIEW:

In collaboration with the store team, the Visual Merchandising Manager supports the operations of the store with an emphasis on merchandising and display to create an inspiring and dynamic visual experience for the customer. This role is a full-time key holding position.

 

BRAND EXPERIENCE

Influence: acts as a brand representative reflective of the company values; partners with the Display Artist and Assistant Managers on the creation of an engaging visual experience that appeals to the UO customer

Customer Connection: delivers exceptional customer experiences that are engaging and personalized, yet efficient

Lead Change & Innovation: takes a forward-thinking approach to the customer experience, in-store creative marketing, merchandising, activations, and supporting store teams to drive sales and create a compelling store environment

 

LEADERSHIP + TEAM MANAGEMENT

Prioritize Talent: supports the recruiting, hiring, mentoring, and training of Assistant Manager and display candidates to drive bench and succession planning; maintains responsibility and ownership of own development and professional growth

Develop & Coach: sets clear objectives and expectations by coaching team members on store processes, business analysis, merchandise placement, product standards, and visual display

Inspire & Motivate: inspires team through shared fate, creativity, and empowerment; tailors motivation to the individual and leverages the strengths of the team

 

VISUAL + BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Store Environment Directives: manages visual direction of display and merchandising process from planning through execution to meet company expectations, budgets, and timeline

Entrepreneurship: assesses store business using company reporting tools to identify department and global opportunities for the store; takes smart visual risks with measurable results to maximize sales and impact customer experience

Product Flow: drives an effective shipment and omni process to prioritize getting product to the customer; takes a forward-thinking approach to make a strategic plan for execution and recovery of sell through and markdowns

Manage Operations: takes an active role in daily operating processes through payroll management and adapting the zone and visual support to the needs of the business

Business Acumen: adheres to store’s safety standards, inventory accuracy, reduction of product loss, and upholds all company policy and procedures to support the profitability of the store

 

COMMUNICATION + RELATIONSHIPS

Inclusion: promotes an inclusive environment by representing and amplifying all voices, actively seeking and advocating different perspectives

Share Knowledge: facilitates the sharing of product knowledge, current trends, visual priorities and brand messaging through engagement with the team and customers

Collaboration: checks in with Store Brand Leader, Assistant Managers, and Display Artist to maintain communication and teamwork on completing store objectives; demonstrates adaptability to affect change and successfully execute a shared vision

Communicate: stays current and responds to interoffice communication while ensuring important Company information reaches all levels of the team; provides global product and visual feedback to Store Brand Leader and District Brand Leader

 

Company Description
URBAN OUTFITTERS
A lifestyle retailer dedicated to inspiring customers through a unique combination of product, creativity and cultural understanding. Founded in 1970 in a small space across the street from the University of Pennsylvania, Urban Outfitters now operates over 200 stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, offering experiential retail environments and a well-curated mix of women’s, men’s, accessories and home product assortments.

Urban Outfitters

URBAN OUTFITTERS A lifestyle retailer dedicated to inspiring customers through a unique combination of product, creativity and cultural understanding. Founded in 1970 in a small space across the street from the University of Pennsylvania, Urban Outfitters now operates over 200 stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, offering experiential retail environments and a well-curated mix of women’s, men’s, accessories and home product assortments.

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2002 Annapolis Mall

Annapolis, MD
USA

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Retail

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