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Part Time Merchandising Associate
Location: Belk Cool Springs
Belk, Inc., a private department store company based in Charlotte, N.C., is the home of Modern. Southern. Style. with 293 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states and a growing digital presence. Belk is a portfolio company of Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm based in New York. Belk and www.belk.com offer a wide assortment of national brands and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandise for the home.
The role of the Merchandising Associate is to drive store sales through the execution of in-store merchandising standards. As a “Brand Ambassador”, this role will partner closely with the operations, sales, and visual teams to ensure new receipts are merchandised in a way that aligns with our brand, appeals to our customer and encourages her to buy. Understanding company directives and the ability to interpret merchandise guidelines is key to success in this role.
•Brand Clarity: Merchandise new receipts on the sales floor following company guidelines while interpreting the directives to best align with the brand and your store architecture.
•Storytelling: Understand selling trends and merchandise departments in a way that follows company directives while also appealing to your customer’s preferences.
•Organization: Perform duties such as maintaining store standards, including rotation of products, displaying merchandise properly, pricing and signing, plan-o-gram integrity, and restocking as necessary.
•Team Focus: Assist in gathering and moving materials, merchandise, fixtures and equipment necessary for the assigned project work. Work proactively with others to complete projects.
•Peer Coach: Partner with store associates to achieve and maintain merchandising excellence, discuss new product and changes to presentation.
•Selling: Must be proficient in running the register and willing to jump in and sell during designated periods of high volume or low floor coverage.
Reports Directly to:
Supervisor: Operations Team Manager
Job Type: Part time
Work Hours: 20 hours per week
Start Date: March 16, 2018
Education & Experience:
•1 Year in Merchandising and/or Visual Merchandising or comparable experience is a plus
•Ability to stand most of the work day
•Ability to climb ladders to merchandise and set high wall areas
•Ability to move merchandise on the sales floor
Education: No education required
Experience: No experience required
Date Posted: March 2, 2018