VISUAL MANAGER IN TRAINING | Roles & Responsibilities
REPORTS TO: Visual Manager & Assistant Visual Manager OBJECTIVE: To create a unique, innovative and inspirational customer experience; encompassing the Free People lifestyle and brand image, while maintaining all store operations and goals, resulting in driving sales and insuring the profibility of the store. * The primary responsibility of the MIT/MMIT is their own training and development. * Complete entire Management Development Program/Training Plans Set. * Schedule weekly merchandising training sessions with the Visual Manager. * Assist with the implementation of merchandising and display objectives. * Serve as a proactive mentor, teacher and problem solver for the sales team. * Set a positive leadership example others aspire to. * Gain proficiencies in the following areas: * MOD, * Store operations and closing functions, * Store Operations, * Assist in creating and maintaining the store communication boards utilizing weekly Home Office communication. * Adhere to all 'Typical Day' guidelines. * Review and maintain a resource library of training tools. * Perform all sales functions. * Facilitate the zones of the floor based on business needs. * Uphold all company policy and procedures. * Maintain a high level of awareness and concern for Loss Prevention.
In addition to the MIT Roles and Responsibilities above, the MMIT will have a weekly merchandising focus. The Merchandiser in Training will both partner and support the Assistant Visual Manager and Visual Manager.
PRESENTATION * Assist the Visual Management team in the interpretation of Home Office Visual communication. * Utilize weekly sales reports to track, analyze and communicate business results and determine merchandising strategies. * Execute weekly merchandising and display objectives. * Assist in planning and executing new product placement. * Partner with the Operations Team to manage mid-day restock placement and efficient restock strategies. * Monitor and train staff to maintain presentation standards. * Participate in quarterly district inspiration days and contribute to District Kodak Gallery and any inspirational reference. * Maintain an awareness of apparel and accessory trends, in relevance to our store environment.
PEOPLE * Communicate merchandising and display concepts and trends to store team through store communication boards, morning meetings and all store staff meetings. * Partner with Assistant Operations Manager to administer and communicate results of daily closing standards.
PROCESS * Adhere to all typical day/week/stock/Monday guidelines. * Participate in the Monday walk-through and assist in determining weekly/monthly objectives. * Execute weekly objectives. * Ensure daily restock guidelines are met. * Monitor and train sales team to maintain product and cleanliness standards. * Review with Visual Manager all District Visual Manager communication and objectives set. * Communicate daily observations of stock level maintenance. * Adhere to all company safety guidelines.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.